Archive for June, 2021

Idle Commercial Buildings Pose Problems for Maintaining and Restoring Water Quality

The warehouse reopened smoothly when COVID restrictions eased: picking equipment functioned at speed, loading dock mechanisms obeyed switches, HVAC systems whooshed to life as expected. One glitch arose immediately, however. An employee notified the property manager that the water in the bathroom[...]

Home Water Leaks Peak in Summertime for Easily Avoidable Reasons

Water is simultaneously vital and infuriating. We can’t survive without it but it’s tough to control. This is particularly true in homes during the summertime. Residential water leaks are one of the most common causes of house damage, costing insurers a hefty $11 billion USD a year. Sixty[...]

Be Sure Your Commercial Property Does Not Have Fire Safety Violations

The Beverly Hills Supper Club, a sprawling complex near Cincinnati, Ohio, drew famous acts that usually appeared in far glitzier locations like Las Vegas. Unfortunately, it was a fire trap. The carpet and seat cushions were highly flammable. The architect ignored fire codes. Aluminum wiring, which[...]

Paul Davis Supports Our Local Communities

The hottest days of summer have arrived! Our people, equipment, time and expertise are keeping their cool as they advance worthy causes all over North America. Where did our employees pitch in recently to support the communities in which they live and work? Donating Materials to Local First[...]

Home Clothes Dryers and Outdoor Barbecues Pose Serious Fire Hazards Every Summer

A father of two loaded the clothes dryer before driving the kids to summer camp, a 15-minute trip. He returned to find emergency responders dousing flames. The family lived elsewhere for several months while workers repaired damage and cleaned away smoke and soot throughout the house. FACT: Home[...]