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 […]

How To Remove Soot After A Fire

You may feel that you are in the clear once a fire in your home has been extinguished, but this isn’t necessarily the case. Putting out the fire certainly removes the immediate danger to your home and your family, however, it leaves behind smoke damage, ash, and soot, all of which can cause long term […]

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. […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Communications During A Commercial Property Disaster

The primary key in any business operations is often good communications. During a disaster, communication can become even more vital, since accurate communications can be the difference between tragic loss, and proper response. It means relaying your awareness of the situation, including any resources that you may be lacking, as well as the identification of […]

Reducing Your Risk of Property Disaster

Disasters often follow natural hazards. A disaster’s severity depends on how much impact a hazard has on the environment and the property. The magnitude of the impact in turn depends on the choices we make for the property. Disaster risk reduction (DRR), is a field of study for professionals that manage properties on a large […]

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Hiring a Professional Emergency Restoration Company

When you experience the devastation of a house fire or a flooded home, hiring the first restoration company you come across could be disastrous. Hiring a professional emergency restoration company is a lot like buying a car, not every company is the same.  You will want to do some research before you put your trust […]