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Weathering a Winter Business Flood

The holiday season is upon us, and it is hands down the most inconvenient time of year for an unexpected commercial water damage disaster. However, winter in Cleveland is known to shell out its fair share of havoc, especially when conditions are especially cold and snowy. It’s nothing short of a nightmare for a business […]

Preventing Mold With Proper Humidity Levels

We often associate mold growth with excess water on the ground or flooring of a space, but humidity can lead to mold growth just as readily. A quick fact to remember: 60% or higher humidity can lead to mold growth. Keep levels between 30% and 50%. Because mold feeds on moisture that exists in an […]

Energy Efficiency In Assisted Living Facilities

The best energy efficiency is imperative, and it can be relatively simple in assisted living, eldercare and medical facilities. Certainly, there’s a very important demand for comfort and care, but there are also budgetary concerns to consider, income goals for the property or business, and long term plans to meet. When speaking about energy efficiency, […]

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Sewage Backup Dangers

Winter is coming, and Mother Nature has a way of influencing how the winter affects our homes. Some Cleveland winters are mild, and our homes weather it all well; others are frigidly cold and cause pipes to freeze and burst, and homes seem to age overnight under the extreme wintry conditions. And then, there is […]

Four Reasons To Have A Disaster Recovery Plan

The speed with which your company recovers after a serious disaster or event at your facility will directly affect your business’s survival. If nothing else, Hurricane Sandy should have been a wakeup call to companies that are not in traditionally disaster-prone areas where natural disasters can occur. Sandy alone caused an estimated $68 billion USD […]

Preparing Your Building for the Winter

You should always have measures in place to make the winter months safer, and less of a financial burden, whether you own or lease a commercial building, or even if you manage a property. There are several ways that you can prepare your building for the winter, some of which can help throughout the entire […]

Top 10 Disaster Preparedness Tips

#10 Communication: It is very likely that phone lines will be busy or unavailable during a natural disaster. Don’t expect that you can rely on being able to call emergency services right away. This is why disaster plans should have valuable pre-disaster communications and strategies to address the issue. Short range radios and walky talkies […]

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How to Prep your Home to Prevent Fire Damage

1,240,000 fires 3,240 deaths 15,925 injuries 5 billion dollars in damage and loss These are just a few of the statistics provided by the United States Fire Administration from a couple years ago. Fires are deadly and are a far too common problem throughout the country. Many of these fires could have been thwarted if […]

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Flooded Basement? Act Fast!

Winter, spring, summer, fall … the weather in Cleveland means basements can flood any time of year. Sure, there are times of the year when it might be more likely than others, but is a number of ways a home can flood – not just by an act of Mother Nature. Water damage can come […]

Saving Energy In Your Commercial Building

Increasing the overall value of your commercial property for future sale opportunities is just one of the benefits of reducing the utility costs of your building. It also has the dual benefit of adding breathing room to your budget for necessary repairs and maintenance, so it’s no surprise that building owners have turned to energy […]