A flood can be emotionally and physically devastating to you and your business. After floodwaters have cleared, your office furniture may still be left damaged. Here are the steps you should immediately take to refurnish your business after a flood.
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Assessing the Damage After a Flood
After clearing out the standing water remaining from a flood, it is important to assess the damage of your furniture and equipment. Floodwater can leave varying degrees of damage to furniture that can easily increase in severity in a matter of days.
The water damage will vary based on the material that the furniture is made of. Wood may warp and/or crack after coming into contact with a large amount of water. Veneered furniture, which is typically made of materials such as plywood, particleboard, or medium-density fiberboard, will swell when it comes into contact with water. The end result for veneer furniture being ripped seams and damaged structures. Furniture with vinyl or low-pressure laminates will come unglued after sustaining water damage. The finish of your furniture may change as staining occurs. Finally, your furniture may change in appearance and structure including color warping and loose joints.
When your furniture is damaged after a flood, you must assess if it’s worth restoring. Take a look at the extent of the damage, cost of restoration, and cost of the piece. If you have decided that the furniture is not worth restoring, then it is time to start the process of refurnishing after a flood.
What To Do Next
A professional relocation service that partners with an interior design company can help you to refurnish after a flood affects your business. With a partnership, after the professional interior designers plan the office layout with optimal furniture, the relocation company ships the furniture to your business and assembles it professionally so you don’t have to do it yourself. Choose a commercial relocation or interior design company that has a strong partnership so that the design and assemble stages are seamless, leaving you with the best furniture and set up. This will ensure that your office is filled with beautiful, high-quality pieces of furniture and equipment.
After choosing the best furniture for your home or office, it is essential to install each piece correctly. A professional relocation company will provide you with employees that are specialized in proper furniture installation. Using a professional company will guarantee that your furniture is installed properly and safely, leaving you with pieces that will last.
Using a professional relocation company will ensure that the process of refurnishing after a flood goes smoothly and quickly. The professionals at The Quality Group provide the best service as our employees have extensive knowledge of the furniture industry and go through specialty furniture installation training. When you call The Quality Group after a devastation such as a flood, you are guaranteed a professional refurnishing experience. Call The Quality Group today for the best refurnishing team available in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.
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At The Quality Group, we’re your commercial relocation specialists. Founded in 1987 in New Orleans, LA, The Quality Group serves the Gulf States with comprehensive commercial moving services from move planning to furniture installation. No other company puts in the time or preparation that we do to make your move stress and hassle-free.