commercial flood prevention

Why Transparency Significantly Eases Commercial Business Owner Distress Following Fire or Flood Damage

Business owners are usually in control of employees, inventory, schedules, decisions, budgets. That vanishes the moment disaster strikes. “They suddenly feel powerless. That’s an intensely uncomfortable emotion for proactive, motivated people to handle,” says Scott Hill, Director of[...]

How Commercial Property Managers Can Avoid Dangers From Contaminated Flood Waters

When a commercial property floods, owners are alarmed, upset, keen to act and full of urgent questions. How much water? What areas are affected? Will this harm my business? How can we remove it fast? Few pause to wonder what “colour” the floodwaters are. Colour? What does that matter? “What[...]

Paul Davis Responds to Emergency At The Historic Minneapolis Grain Exchange

The Minneapolis Grain Exchange, which opened in 1881 in the city’s downtown, has moved tons of hard red wheat through its halls. The historic building functioned for many years as the ‘Wall Street” for grain, a bustling meeting place in which buyers and sellers traded, purchased and hawked[...]

Learning From Experience, Frozen Pipes Plague Commercial Properties In Texas

In February, an unusually brutal cold snap overtaxed the Texas power grid and caused a widespread and prolonged power loss. As the thermometer plunged and remained well below freezing, four million Texans shivered in the dark. Businesses struggled to safeguard valuable assets and blunt the financial[...]

Drying Water-Damaged Concrete Slabs Should Be Easy, But It’s Not

When a broken water main flooded the strip mall, the property owners knew clean up and restoration would take time. And it did: six weeks of mopping up, refurbishing contents, removing soaked drywall and flooring, and replacing building materials. The stores gleamed after restoration, shoppers[...]