Emergency Restoration Answering Service

When an emergency strikes, your business is ready to step in with restoration services, taking care of your clients’ property and valuable possessions to ensure their safety and integrity. Whether it’s a fire, flood, earthquake, or another type of emergency, the service you provide requires utmost attention to detail as well as empathy to your client’s situation. 

According to The NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) , the number and cost of weather and climate disasters are increasing in the United States. This means an increased demand for emergency disaster restoration services, particularly during peak hurricane or fire seasons.

When you partner with Responsive, you can rest assured that every call that comes in to your business, day or night, is answered with the same level of professionalism and compassion that you provide to your customers. With our live answering agents, also known as virtual receptionists, each call is answered promptly and answered or routed according to your instructions. While you are out in the field attending to your customers’ emergencies, we attend to every call to help you generate more business and provide outstanding customer service.

Benefits of A 24/7 Live Answering Service For Restoration Calls

If you are in the restoration business, you know that the call volume can be unpredictable. You may have slow days with very few phone calls, but when a natural disaster such as a hurricane strikes, you may be overwhelmed with phone calls and service requests.

The benefits of a 24/7 live answering service for restoration calls include:

  • Round-the-clock coverage: we are available 24/7/365, even during the holidays. Whether your business is open or closed, whether you are in the office, in the field, or on vacation, our agents will answer every call.
  • Consistently excellent customer service: particularly when an emergency occurs, callers need to be greeted in a friendly, empathetic, and professional manner. We invest in professional training for all of our live answering agents, so that each phone interaction is a positive and reassuring experience for your callers.
  • Custom call routing: depending on the nature of the emergency, the time of day, or other factors, our call routing service can be customized to meet the needs of your business.
  • Bilingual answering agents: our agents are fluent in Spanish and English, making your business accessible to a diverse customer base in the language they prefer. 
  • Reporting and analytics: when you trust Responsive to answer calls for your business, you will receive a detailed report and call log, which contains valuable information and insights about your business. 
  • Cost savings: with plans starting at just $29/month, our comprehensive answering solutions are a bargain compared to the price of hiring office additional staff to answer your phones. And, with round-the-clock coverage, we are able to answer calls from various time zones. 

How A Disaster Restoration Answering Service Works

While disaster restoration is a complex business, our answering service for disaster restoration services is straightforward and efficient. Here is how it works:

  1. We onboard your disaster restoration business as a client, with a few simple steps.
  2. You can decide when the calls are forwarded to us: 24/7 or after hours.
  3. We provide an immediate response to all incoming calls, minimizing wait times and ensuring that urgent situations are addressed promptly.
  4. When a call comes in, our operators collect essential details, including the nature of the disaster, the extent of the damage, the location, and any immediate needs.
  5. We can customize the call flow: we can take a message, screen the call, route the call according to your instructions, or even perform customer intake and schedule an appointment.
  6. Based on the gathered information, we quickly coordinate with your disaster restoration team, ensuring they are dispatched without delay.
  7. Each call is meticulously documented, capturing all relevant information to assist your disaster restoration team.

We answer calls for a wide range of emergency restoration service providers, including the following:

  • Water Damage Restoration: Includes water extraction, drying, dehumidification, mold remediation, and sanitization.
  • Fire Damage Restoration: Involves smoke and soot removal, structural cleaning and repair, odor removal, and content cleaning.
  • Storm and Wind Damage Restoration: Offers board-up services, roof tarping, debris removal, and structural repairs.
  • Mold Remediation: Covers inspection and assessment, containment, air filtration, and mold removal.
  • Biohazard and Trauma Cleanup: Provides crime scene cleanup, hoarding cleanup, and infectious disease cleanup.
  • Debris Removal: Clears debris from properties after disasters, including fallen trees and structural materials.
  • Sanitization and Disinfection: Cleans and disinfects affected areas to prevent health hazards.

Grow Your Business with a Bilingual Emergency Restoration Answering Service

When a fire, flood, or earthquake happens, clear communication is essential for prompt and effective response. Your business may receive calls from diverse communities where multiple languages are spoken. Many callers may speak Spanish as their primary language, and having bilingual operators ensures they can relay key information without language barriers. Our bilingual live answering agents are fluent in English and Spanish, so your callers can communicate their needs and concerns with ease. Particularly after a traumatic event such as a disaster and loss of property, being able to communicate in one’s native language provides comfort and reassurance. By offering bilingual support, we help you provide inclusive, compassionate service to all members of your community. 

Contact us today to request a quote or learn how our 24/7 live answering service can help your disaster restoration business close more business while providing an outstanding caller experience.