28 Aug 2012

Small business owners must be prepared for natural disasters

Natural disasters can devastate a business in a matter of seconds, and it is up to small business owners to get the necessary protection to make sure their firm doesn't go under water, reported the Vancouver Sun.

Insurance policies help business owners protect against severe weather, but having a document storage locker is also important because it can keep critical files safe when dealing with difficult weather conditions that can cause a firm to change locations.

When purchasing insurance policies, small business owners must be sure to get the necessary protection against weather in their particular region. Without certain protections, small business owners can be held hostage financially as a result of a storm.

"I'm insured a lot differently now because if anything ever did happen again, whatever circumstances, it's just twice as much what you think it is," Gary Duke, owner of Duke Cycle, told the newspaper. "There is a lot of assumption on the insurance company's part that you know exactly what yours is and that's not necessarily true. I know now."

As the world grows digital, many are turning to online storage for their documents. However, it's always a good idea to have physical backups. Jiffy Self Storage is a leader in Toronto storage and can provide plenty of space for important files and other items. Those interested in learning more should visit Jiffy's website, where they can enter to win a free iPad 3.

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