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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Commercial Buildings Emergency Protocols

Your procedures for handling emergency situations might be the difference between life and death, so having the right measures in place could be critical. It’s shocking to realize there are still 14,000 workers killed on average every year, even with all the knowledge we have. Many of these deaths are caused by workplace accidents, including […]

Following Lead Abatement Law – Contractors Must Comply

You have a very high risk of your home or building containing lead, if your property was built before 1978. It is usually found in the form of either lead paint or lead contaminated dust on a large variety of surfaces. With millions of properties still containing the toxic substance under newer paints of coat, […]

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A “Vulture Contractor” Can Make Your Disaster Worse!

Whenever there’s a natural disaster, you’re likely to have neighbors, near and far, who have also experienced damages or loss, especially in events like floods and tornados and other property disasters. Fires are especially easy targets for contractors “chasing the fire truck!” Sadly, it creates an environment where there’s a lot of potential for predatory businesses […]