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Properly Cleaning After Smoke Damage

Billowing black and toxic smoke from a building fire deposits soot on everything inside a commercial structure. It seeps into concrete floors, wafts into distant areas and infiltrates items like closed refrigerators. Once soot settles – in ugly black layers or thin coatings so invisible that only[...]

Wise Questions Help Identify the Best Restoration Company

When a toilet overflowed in a third-floor apartment at a large complex, the flood was surprisingly destructive because nobody was home to report the problem. As angry residents streamed past complaining about wet belongings and buckling wallboard, the property manager began searching for help[...]

Proper Documentation Speeds Casualty Claims

A troubled CEO arrived early at the office that crisp November day. Overnight, a fire had damaged a detached garage that served as the stockroom for her growing mail order gourmet spices business. Fortunately, no one had been hurt in the blaze that destroyed most of one wall. Also fortunately, the[...]

7 Steps to Construction Site Safety

An empty soda bottle rolling around a job site seems like a small problem but it’s a big liability when a worker trips over it and breaks an arm. Construction sites can be dangerous places for all kinds of reasons large and obvious as well as soda-bottle-small and seemingly unimportant. Ten of[...]

Always Involved, Paul Davis Supports Local Community Needs

Across North America, communities trust Paul Davis to be there anytime night or day, to help in times of great distress, to recover from disasters of all kinds, to pitch in anywhere neighbours need a hand. Here are a just a few of the many charitable causes that Paul Davis supported recently with[...]

How Paul Davis Employs Hydroxyls to Neutralize Fire Odors in Commercial Buildings

After a gymnasium fire spread smoke throughout a high school, Paul Davis knew exactly how to eliminate lingering odours that posed a danger to students: hydroxyl generation. Technicians used special equipment to direct this odour-neutralizing substance into affected areas. In less than three weeks,[...]

Right Time to Attend IICRC Certified Continuing Education Classes at Paul Davis

Insurance professionals and commercial restoration contractors are multi-talented. They assess damaged roofs and process mold claims expertly. They spot ineffective drying, navigate complicated regulatory landscapes and capably undertake a vast range of additional mitigation and restoration duties.[...]

Smart Ways That Facility Managers Prepare for Unexpected Power Outages

Worn machinery, weather events, downed tree limbs, even wild animals contacting transformers can bring commerce to an abrupt halt when they interrupt the flow of electricity. As our vital electrical grid ages, power outages are also becoming increasingly frequent and unpredictable.  That means[...]