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Advanced MICA Water Mitigation Management Provides Real-Time Audit of Drying Data

During the overnight shift at a food handling facility, the sewer system clogs. By the time employees shut down packing lines and restrict flow into drains, black water has soaked highly absorbent wallboard, surrounded inventoried foodstuffs and sent contamination through the ventilation system.[...]

Is Your Business Up-to-date With Current Fire Code Changes? (Hint: Most Aren’t)

Experts estimate that 60 to 80 percent of all businesses never recover after experiencing a structural fire. Sadly, they fail for a lot of different but understandable reasons. Employees find new jobs. Customers locate services and products elsewhere. Critical records are lost. Suppliers move on.[...]

Five Overlooked Steps Small Business Owners Can Take To Reduce Fire Hazards

Many savvy business owners are already reducing fire hazards in the workplace. Common measures include servicing equipment regularly, avoiding power strip overload and turning off equipment at the end of the day. But small business owners often overlook five other important steps. Cut fire risks[...]

Top Nine Ways to Protect Your Home from Severe Winds

Severe windstorms, dubbed Big Blows by Pacific Northwest locals, strike regularly, driving powerful gusts to incredible speeds of nearly 140 miles per hour. Canada in particular has seen a huge increase in wind claims in 2018 said ISABELLE BABINEAU, Paul Davis Business Development Director, Eastern[...]

Reducing the Risk of Commercial Kitchen Fires

When a three-alarm fire swept through a famous comedy club, investigators suspected typical culprits: table candles, smouldering cigarettes, hot stage lighting. The actual spark? Accumulated grease in ductwork venting a commercial kitchen several floors away. Flames flared to life above the fire[...]