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Tips to Get Ready for Spring

& General.

April showers may bring May flowers, but can also bring a lot of headaches for those that manage properties (and this list is also helpful for homeowners)!  Here’s a quick checklist of things to start thinking about as we head into warmer weather (for a version to share with your team, click here): ROOF INSPECTION… Read more »

Winter Ready: Apartment Checklist

& Uncategorized, Winter Weather.

Winter is only a few weeks away.   We’ve heard on the news it’s going to be the coldest winter in the recent history.  Then we hear, 2016 has so far been one of three most mild years since weather folks have been tracking it.  So, which is it? We suppose it depends on the… Read more »

Winterization: Are you prepared?

& Winter Weather.

Okay, so it might still feel like the dog days of summer, but it’s truly time to start thinking about getting prepared for the winter months (don’t say POLAR VORTEX!).  Seriously, winters can go much more smoothly if all — homeowners, property managers and board members — work together to do due diligence to ensure… Read more »

VIDEO: Moore’s Minute Category of Water

& Commercial, Water Damage.

The overall cleanliness of water affects how a professional restoration company will clean up the affected areas.  There are three levels of water loss: 1. Clean, 2. Gray and 3. Black.  In this short video, Jeff defines the different levels and discusses approaches to clean  up.  And, what NOT equipment to use in a Category… Read more »

VIDEO: Moore’s Minute: 6 tips on Before Help Arrives Part 1

& Commercial, Emergency Preparedness, Water Damage.

Your property is flooded! Help is on the way…but what should you do before the professionals arrive? In this three-part series, we will take you through a few key steps to help minimize costs and additional damage. And, most importantly, keep people safe!

VIDEO: Moore’s Minute: Apartment Fire

& Commercial, Emergency Preparedness, Fire.

Being in a fire is not only dangerous for the firefighters, but also for the teams that come in to determine the point of origin and clean up after the fire has been extinguished.  Here’s a snapshot of what restorations professionals encounter. https://youtu.be/BB7Rif99y8g

Welcome to Moore’s Minute

& General.

It’s said that a picture is worth 1,000 words. If that’s the case, video must be worth much, much more! Keeping that in mind, we’d like to introduce a new video blog called “Moore’s Minute” featuring our Director of Mitigation Jeff Moore (get it?!?). Our goal is to cover topics within the restoration industry that… Read more »

Ice Dams

& Uncategorized.

Ice Dams Those icicles hanging from your eaves might look lovely, but they can hide a hidden danger – ice dams! Ice dams can cause serious problems for your property. Use these tips to recognize them and stop them before they cause major damage. What’s An Ice Dam? If you’re like many property owners, you’re… Read more »

What Type of Property Insurance do your Tenants Need?

& Insurance.

Insurance can often be confusing. Here’s a snap shot of the different types of insurance that may be helpful for new property managers and residents. HO-6 Condo Insurance (Owners). Prior to purchasing an HO-6 insurance policy, analyze the bylaws and declarations of your condominium. From this, you can see the protections lacking and needed. An… Read more »

Attention Property Managers: Prevent Frozen Pipes

& Water Damage.

DID YOU KNOW… that an average insurance claim for frozen pipes is $18,000? With the weather forecasters predicting another Polar Vortex, it’s time to take steps to prevent freezing pipes from happening so that you can reduce the risk of damage to your property. Whether you own or manage a property, being prepared is key… Read more »