If you discover damage to the building, your first step is to preserve evidence of the loss. That means you should:
- Take steps to mitigate the damage.
- Photograph the conditions, carefully identifying the area of the building, the location of the damage, and preserving the evidence within the photos.
- Save any physical damage that has separated from the building.
- Assess the potential damage to tenants.
- Evaluate your legal and ethical obligation to inform tenants or customers.