How to Prepare Your Commercial Property for Extreme Weather

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How to Prepare Your Commercial Property for Extreme Weather

August 31, 2022

In an era marked by unpredictable and increasingly severe weather patterns, protecting your commercial property from the ravages of extreme weather is not just a good idea – it’s a necessity. From raging storms to scorching heat waves, being prepared for intense storms can save your property from costly damage and ensure the safety of your occupants and assets. 

Greenway Property Services is here to guide you through the essential steps of preparing your commercial property to withstand whatever weather challenges come its way.

Upgrade Landscaping

Landscaping not only enhances your property’s curb appeal but can also act as a buffer against extreme weather. Select plants that are resilient to your region’s climate, and strategically place them to help prevent soil erosion and protect your building from strong winds. Additionally, regular tree maintenance can prevent branches from falling onto your property during storms.

Implement Sustainable Drainage

Effective drainage is crucial to prevent flooding during heavy rain or rapid snowmelt. Consider installing permeable surfaces that allow water to infiltrate the ground, reducing the risk of standing water and erosion. French drains, rain gardens, and proper grading can redirect excess water away from your property, mitigating potential damage. The Greenway Property Services commercial property construction team is happy to help ensure your landscape is designed to handle rain and snow. 

Be Prepared with Snow Removal Services

Effective snow removal is vital for maintaining safe and functional commercial properties in regions prone to heavy snowfall and ice accumulation. Greenway Property Services offers comprehensive snow removal solutions, including plowing, shoveling, salting, and ice management, ensuring clear and safe access for occupants and visitors throughout the winter months. Partnering with us guarantees that your property will be well-prepared to tackle extreme winter weather.

Emergency Preparedness Plan

Create a comprehensive emergency preparedness plan that outlines procedures for occupants and staff during extreme weather events. This plan should include evacuation routes, communication protocols, and a designated safe area within the property. Regularly educate and train your occupants and staff on the plan to ensure everyone’s safety.

Contact Greenway Property Services for expert commercial property maintenance and landscaping in Connecticut and the Lower Hudson Valley.

With 75 years of combined experience, Greenway Property Services has been the go-to commercial landscape contractor for clients in Connecticut and the Lower Hudson Valley. We specialize in expert and detailed landscaping to ensure your property looks spectacular all year round. We pride ourselves on completing every job on time while staying within budget.

Learn more about our services or get in touch on our website, or give us a call at 203-569-2942. Our team is ready to assist you!

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