Hooray for document scanning services! They will allow you to finally clear out all of those clunky old file cabinets. Not only will you have more space, but you’ll also be better prepared for document recovery. Documents you require for daily business operation will be stored on a remote server, safe from local incidents.
When working with water damaged books, experts begin with a review of the book’s value and a thorough analysis of its condition. Still, it is possible to address certain problems from a more general perspective – for example, by following the tips we’ve listed below for repairing flood damaged books. Read the rest of this entry »
Rapid Refile’s own director of field services contributed an enlightening piece to Claims magazine, titled “Damaged Document Recovery.” This informative piece aimed to separate truth from fiction as far as document restoration is concerned. We recommend that anyone researching how to restore wet documents and damaged books read Joe’s piece; it serves as a helpful introduction to the overall restoration field.
As in every industry, the quality of document restoration companies varies. Assuming that the basics are in place (the restoration experts know how to revive flood damaged books and how to dry wet documents without causing more damage, for instance), the following characteristics set apart the very best restoration firms available today. If you’re in the market for document restoration, we encourage you to print out this list and use it to vet potential restoration partners.
Attorneys maintain sensitive client files, and they must therefore have strong plans for disaster recovery. Documents have always been an important part of practicing law, but in these days of digital overload, attorneys are bombarded with more files than ever before. Most legal documents can’t simply be shredded at the conclusion of a trial, because lawyers could be sued for destroying relevant evidence if the case is challenged. This is especially true following the Enron scandal; federal discovery rules are now more complex and stringent than ever. In such an environment, it’s crucial to have a way to backup legally crucial files through document scanning services.