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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Water Damage in Your Property – Can You Prevent It?
As one of the top providers of water damage repair and restoration services in the Greater Cleveland area, Water Extraction Team (WET), has some suggestions on preventing water damage in your business or home. One of the most common reasons for property insurance claims is Water Damage, and often can be prevented easily by following […]
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 […]