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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
We are PREP Certified!
Great news! Water Extraction Team (WET) is PREP certified! So…what exactly does that mean? A PREP certified company has formal training and strictly follow the requirements for proper protocols and procedures when performing a job. To be PREP certified you have to maintain a positive work history, have the right skills and experience among other important […]
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 […]
Indoor Allergens – A Potential Nightmare!
The indoors can be a safe place for those who struggle with allergies, but there are no assurances. Along with the chance gust of wind bringing pollen through an open door, and the allergens others in the home may bring in without realizing it, there are plenty of environmental issues within your private domain to […]