Archive for December, 2020

Paul Davis Provides Support for Local Communities

As the new year begins, Paul Davis continues to dedicate its time and care to neighbours in all of our communities, working safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s a privilege to call these communities home and to lend our people, funding, equipment and time to worthy causes. Here’s where Paul[...]

Let’s Stop the 45% of Commercial Property Fires That Are Arson

Local fire officials estimate that as many as half of all fires are intentionally set. Why do arsonists act? Possible motives are many: thrill-seeking, vandalism, concealing a crime, revenge, profit/insurance fraud/debt elimination and terrorism may prompt these criminals to act. Arson is more than[...]

As Commercial Buildings Age Pipe Leaks Spring Eternal

“Many – perhaps even most – older commercial buildings are equipped with piping that is very often no longer sound,” says Andrew Golkin, President Paul Davis of Suburban Virginia. “Perhaps the system was state-of-the-art at the time of installation – yet that piping type is now[...]

Is Your Business Blizzard Proof?

A few companies love a howling blizzard and welcome dire forecasts: hardware stores that sell ice melt and snow shovels, landscapers with plows mounted on trucks and grocery stores. Most businesses, however, blanch at the approach of whiteout conditions because they imperil employees, deter[...]

Workplace Health Becomes Top Priority as Post-COVID Occupancy Begins

In a recent survey by the McKinsey & Company management consulting firm, a whopping 80 percent of respondents reported dramatically changed work lives due to COVID-19. Remote workers found the changes mostly to their liking, citing more engagement, control over work environments, better work[...]