Archive for commercial flood

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[...]

Water Damaged Commercial Properties Gain Real Benefits From Advanced MICA Software

When a commercial property floods, the damage may be confined and easily mopped up. A supply line bursts in a hair salon at lunch hour, for example, spewing clean water for several minutes until an employee finds the valve and twists it shut. Few people were inconvenienced, the gushing was quickly[...]

Paul Davis Rescues Flooded ‘The Degree of Honor Building’ In St. Paul, Minnesota

One hundred and forty years ago, the wives, sisters, daughters and mothers of U.S. rail workers formed a women’s auxiliary organization to help create better lives for their families. Years later, the then thriving group, calling themselves the Degree of Honor, built its 10-story granite[...]