Precautions When Reopening a Business

As you may know, a high percentage of businesses had to shut down operations due to the pandemic. As government bodies lift the restrictions, employees are ready to return to their workplaces. If you are one of them, you may be excited about returning to work.


However, due to the long-term closure of these businesses, you may encounter various problems, including water and plumbing issues. These problems can be dangerous for customers and employees. Therefore, you need to ensure their safety by solving these issues. Here are some preventive measures you can take:


Clear the Stale Water.

Stagnant water can be a major problem after reopening your business because the unused faucets, plumbing fixtures, appliances, and pipes could contain contaminated water, which can cause numerous issues, especially when you use it for cooking and cleaning.

When water stays in a location for extended periods, it loses its chlorine, which contributes to the growth of bacteria and other harmful organisms. Therefore, it is essential to leave the water running for a while before using it, as it will wash off all the impurities. You can also contact an expert plumbing team to inspect your water system and eliminate all the impurities.


Examine the Water Heater.

If your water heater was operational before closing the workplace, you need to contact a plumber for cleaning. A professional plumber will visit your facility and ensure that your water heater does not contain any risks or issues.


Furthermore, you must ensure that the heater’s temperature is sufficient to kill all the pathogens. But, the water cools down when the water flows through the showers, tubs, and sink. Contacting an expert plumber will reduce the risks.


Identify Water Damage.

Water damage can also put your team into trouble. During the lockdown, there is a risk of water leaks and damage. This can result in weak walls, ceilings, and floors. Also, it damages your furniture and carpets. To handle the leakage problem, you can contact us, and we will inspect your workplace to confirm the risk of water damage.


Search for Mold.

Moisture can develop mold inside your working environment. This can lead to numerous health problems causing asthma and other allergic reactions. Identification and extraction of these molds are impossible without an expert’s help. Therefore, you should contact us to receive professional solutions.



High-Efficiency is a service provider offering expert drain cleaning and plumbing services. We guarantee the safety of employees returning to their workplace after lockdown. That’s why we provide a professional team to inspect, identify, and solve the water drainage and water problems. If you want to consult with our team about your workplace, you can contact us at 508-825-3695.