CHICAGO, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Â ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ has kicked off its to help businesses better prepare for potential property exposures that arise during spring months when flooding is more common.
"Spring is a favorite season for many people, but companies that have experienced a business disruption from seasonal storms, rain, and subsequent flooding may feel otherwise," said Steve Hernandez, Senior Vice President, Commercial Risk Control for ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½. "Although flooding can happen at any time during the year, spring months are particularly prone to flooding. With proper preparation, businesses can mitigate the risks of an interruption due to spring showers, swelling rivers and accumulated melting snow and ice â€“ wherever these weather patterns exist."
According to the , only a few inches of water can cost tens of thousands of dollars in damage. That is why ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ recommends these tips to help businesses prevent flood damage:
In addition, ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ customers can call the company's Risk Control toll-free line at 866-262-0540, or contact their local agent to discuss these tips and more.
PrepWise is ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½'s preparedness campaign designed to help companies think ahead and prepare their businesses for critical exposures throughout the year. PrepWise is divided into five themes: Winter Prep, Hail & Flood, Hurricane Prep, National Prep, and Cyber Prep. Learn more at .
About ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ is the country's eighth largest commercial insurance writer and the 14th largest property andÂ casualtyÂ company. ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½'s insurance products include commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½'s services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ at . "ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½" is a registered trademark of ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ Financial Corporation. Certain ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ Financial Corporation subsidiaries use the "ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½" trademark in connection with insurance underwriting and claims activities.
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