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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Does a Major Data Loss Put You at Risk?

Vandalism, theft, or through natural disasters, a significant computer data loss can occur, wreaking havoc with your business operations. Regardless of how it originates, the actual loss of data can have a devastating impact on your business! Data loss primarily occurs due to hardware failures, and hardware repairs or replacement of damaged components can cost […]

Security and Safety In Your Office

Part of what makes businesses inviting, is by knowing your potential risks, and how you can prevent them from becoming a danger to customers and staff. Often, the solution for business owners, is to install security cameras throughout the facility, as well as keeping a log of who has keys to enter. Unfortunately, in today’s […]

Washing Machine Hoses Ready To Burst?

There are some obvious risks in the home, but an often overlooked disaster waiting to happen is the hot and cold hoses going to the back of your washing machine. They fail and cause serious floods so often that property owners should take the time to consider and even purchase special insurance policies in the […]

Planning Before You Have a Building Fire

In an event like a fire, emergency preparedness can make a considerable difference in the outcome. Still, a small fire can present the threat of both financial loss, and a danger to the health of your employees. Being properly prepared can significantly reduce that threat by addressing a quick and effective resolution of the situation. […]

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Cleaning Commercial Dryer Vents

The primary issue when it comes to commercial (or residential) dryer vent cleaning is fire safety. Commercial dryers are routinely over-taxed to support extensive washing and plugged vents (with highly flammable lint) in commercial, industrial and institutional facilities are extremely vulnerable. In residential dryers, often the homeowner is lax in checking periodically for proper venting […]

Indoor Air Quality Issues To Avoid

So the problems don’t get worse, indoor air quality issues should be solved as soon as they come to your attention. Experts have already been shown that IAQ problems can reduce productivity, comfort, and increase stress. At worst, they can actually cause serious health problems for the people inside your building. Regardless of the type […]

Safety In Your Nursing Home

With the ever-increasing aging population, senior care facilities are becoming more populated, and that means as our society ages, there’s never been a stronger focus on ensuring that we take care of our elderly in a way that is both safe and dignified. Safety in the typical nursing home can often be the difference between […]