Fire Safety During the Holiday Season

Is your business celebrating the holiday season? While decking the halls, be sure that you are still taking the proper safety precautions your business needs to stay safe. The Consumer Product Safety Commission, or the CPSC, estimates that roughly $16 billion in property damage is done every year during the holidays. The main cause cited for these damages is fires, triggered by either electrical, kitchen, or firework mishaps. Stay safe and avoid having to call a fire damage restoration service with these tips: Continue reading “Fire Safety During the Holiday Season”

Why Safety Training is Important for all Employees

Safety should always be a priority when on the job. While safety plans are really tailored to what your business does, you should still make an effort to properly train your employees in general workplace safety. Here are a couple reasons why you should sit down with employees and go over safety procedures: Continue reading “Why Safety Training is Important for all Employees”

Why You Should Call Storm Damage Contractors Within the First 24 Hours

After a major storm or weather event occurs, your first goals are to clean up any damage and reopen your business. However, if you don’t take enough time to look at damages or to assess them properly, they can grow into bigger problems. Play it safe rather than sorry, and call storm damage contractors the moment you find damages. Here are a couple reasons why you should call a contractor within the first 24 hours: Continue reading “Why You Should Call Storm Damage Contractors Within the First 24 Hours”

How to Protect Your Business from Floods

Flooding can occur at any time and can cause large amounts of damage in a matter of minutes. When it does, there is a short amount of time to react. Obviously, your first concern is to ensure the safety of your employees, your business, and yourself. In order to do that, you should take steps before a flood to get the best outcome possible. Continue reading “How to Protect Your Business from Floods”

Important Phone Numbers to Have Before You Evacuate

Evacuating, whether voluntarily or mandatory, can be stressful. You might be worried about taking care of family members, pets, and ensuring that your home is safe while you leave. Taking important things, such as irreplaceable documents and items, medications, and emergency supplies are key when evacuating. But, what happens when you return? Do you have the phone numbers you need in order to get back on your feet? These are the three numbers you should have with you when you evacuate. Continue reading “Important Phone Numbers to Have Before You Evacuate”

Inspect for These Things before Purchasing a Location for Your Business

Looking at opening your own business? Choosing a piece of real estate can make or break your business. While you may be thinking about a location or how the interior looks, you also need to look for big damages, which can mean lots of money before you even open. With a good contractor that provides 24-hour emergency services, the work can be done quickly. Save yourself some time and money beforehand and look for the following. Continue reading “Inspect for These Things before Purchasing a Location for Your Business”

Common Kitchen Mishaps and How to Prevent Damage

We spend a lot of time in our kitchen, so it only makes sense that every now and then damages occur. It isn’t just small damages here and there, bigger damages can also pop up in your kitchen. However, three big causes of damage can be easily prevented.

Fires can happen easily in an unattended kitchen. You should make sure all appliances are turned off after use and keep an eye on items that can start a grease fire. If a grease fire occurs, take action to smother the fire and don’t use water. Have someone call 911 while you take measures to put the fire out or move to safety. Continue reading “Common Kitchen Mishaps and How to Prevent Damage”

How to Prepare Early for Hurricane Season

While hurricane season is on its way out, you may be thinking about packing up your supplies and waiting for next year. When you’re packing up your items, there are some things you can do to prepare yourself for next year, so you aren’t in a panic when a storm arrives. Here are some things you should keep in mind when packing up: Continue reading “How to Prepare Early for Hurricane Season”