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What to Ask Before Hiring a Crime Scene Cleaning Company

What to Ask Before Hiring a Crime Scene Cleaning Company 2

Criminal activity can leave a traumatic sight behind. Crime scenes also contain evidence that may help the police track down the perpetrator. That’s why you should never tamper with a crime scene. Instead, leave it to the authorities to gather evidence and a crime scene cleaning company to restore the premises. Before hiring just any cleanup crew, you want to… Continue reading

Can You Sell a House with Asbestos?

Can You Sell a House with Asbestos

Was your home built before 1990? If you haven’t done any work to it, chances are those old floor tiles, popcorn ceilings, and roof shingles contain asbestos. This fibrous, heat-resistant material was once incredibly popular. Manufacturers wove it into fabrics and used it in insulating materials without restraint. Unfortunately, in the 1970s, concerns began to arise about the safety of… Continue reading

When to Call an Asbestos Abatement Company

When to Call an Asbestos Abatement Company

Are you worried about asbestos in your home or business? How do you know if you should leave it alone or call an asbestos abatement company? Here’s the information you need to make the right decision for your health and safety. Why is Asbestos Dangerous? Asbestos was once praised for its heat-resistant characteristics and ability to weave into fabrics and… Continue reading

National Preparedness Month: The Key Aspects of Your Household Plan

The Key Aspects of Your Household Plan

It’s all too easy to postpone emergency planning. After all, disasters don’t strike every day, so it can quickly become a case of “out of sight, out of mind.” National Emergency Preparedness Month each September serves as a yearly reminder to be as prepared as possible. Whether you’re updating your household’s emergency plan or creating one for the first time,… Continue reading

National Preparedness Month: The Importance of CERT Training

The Importance of CERT Training

The goal of any disaster plan is to act—not react. This requires a degree of training and planning ahead for what to do in an emergency. Whether it’s riding out a severe storm or reducing the risks associated with the coronavirus pandemic, adequate preparation is the key to confidently tackling whatever disaster comes your way. September is National Emergency Preparedness… Continue reading

National Preparedness Month: Reevaluate Your Disaster Plan

Reevaluate Your Disaster Plan

If you are a business owner, you are accustomed to making plans, keeping an eye on the future, and working hard to meet your goals every day. Still, it’s always possible that something unforeseen will happen that threatens your team’s safety or compromises your ability to conduct business. In the event of a fire, floods, tornado, infectious disease outbreak, or… Continue reading

How to Help Children Prepare for an Emergency During National Emergency Preparedness Month

How to Help Children Prepare for an Emergency During National Emergency Preparedness Month

Every September, the government observes National Preparedness Month to raise awareness about the importance of being prepared for natural disasters, house fires, and other emergencies. The theme for 2021 is “Prepare to Protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.” In accordance with this year’s theme, we want to focus on emergency planning when children are in the picture.… Continue reading

Window Coverings to Secure Your Home or Business Against Hurricanes

Window Coverings to Secure Your Home or Business Against Hurricanes

You may love the large picture windows in your home or business for the natural light and great views they provide. Unfortunately, if you live in a hurricane zone, your beautiful windows could prove to be your building’s weak spot. Don’t let a hurricane catch you unaware—install one of the following window coverings to secure your home or business before… Continue reading

The Importance of Inspecting for Mold When Buying a House

The Importance of Inspecting for Mold When Buying a House

If you’ve been house hunting for a while now, you may be relieved to have finally found your dream home. Before closing the deal, be sure to hire a home inspector for your peace of mind. Then, if the home inspection report reveals obvious signs of water damage, seriously consider scheduling a separate mold inspection as well. Why a Mold… Continue reading

Does Home Insurance Cover Water Damage?

Home Insurance damage

Whether you’re shopping for insurance policies or reviewing your existing coverage, you may want to know—does home insurance cover water damage? The short answer is “maybe.” It depends on where the water damage came from and the details of your policy. Basically, if water damage stems from a sudden and accidental problem with your water supply lines, your home insurance… Continue reading