Archive for commercial property

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[...]

Putting Drones to Work Reduces Headaches for Commercial Property Owners

Drones have become far more than fun gadgets built for amusement. They are rugged, highly technical tools hard at work every day making our lives better. These devices, ranging in size from a few hundred grams to over 150 kilograms, have revolutionized wildlife research, allowing study from afar[...]

Stronger Spring Winds Bring Annual Damage Threats to Many Commercial Properties

Wind as a concept – air masses moving between areas of high and low pressure – seems straightforward. Wind in reality displays outrageous variation. Spring handily illustrates the changeable nature of this force of nature: it’s a very windy time of year in North America. Why? The jet[...]

Protecting Your Restaurant or Retail Store From Vandalism

One of Banksy’s “vandalism” installations parodied Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring” painting. The world-famous, anonymous street artist cleverly repurposed a burglar alarm bell to form the famous jewel. The decorated premises delighted the property owner, who acquired a very[...]

Businesses Take Extra Care When Selecting Companies After A Flood or Fire

What’s the first thing to do after your business is damaged by a flood or fire? Protect yourself and your employees: evacuate safely and don’t reenter the ravaged premises. Only professionals are trained to handle disaster-damaged buildings without risking structural collapse, electrocution,[...]