The storm is gone, the rain has stopped, and the wind has subsided. Unfortunately, your business has sustained damage and your doors are closed to customers. While nobody expects this scenario, it does happen. Your next steps as a manager or owner are critical to getting back in business fast. With the right decisions, your doors will be open faster than the competition and you’ll gain a competitive edge. If not, then the opposite may become true. FEMA estimates that 40-60% of small businesses close permanently after a disaster. Even more disturbing is that if a business is not re-opened within 5 days, they have a 90% failure rate within 1 year. We are here to help you not become a statistic. Here are 5 commercial storm damage recovery tips to help you through the process.