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My Business Flooded, What Do I Do? [10 Sure Steps to Recovery]

Water drips from the ceiling, covers the floors and puddles around equipment. It might be the aftermath of a severe storm or the result of a plumbing failure. From soaked inventory to ruined furnishings, it all seems overwhelming. You look around, take in the damage and shake your head. “My business is flooded. What do […]

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Applied Structural Drying: How It Works and Why It’s Important

When you’re dealing with water damage at your home or business, you trust professionals to help you get back on your feet. From your insurance agent to restoration technicians, highly trained specialists go to work and focus on your property’s cleanup and recovery. Did you know that a restoration contractor’s in-place drying process is one […]

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4 Tips on Selling Commercial Property That Will Earn You More Money

“I want to sell my commercial property. How do I do it?” If it’s time to sell your commercial space, you’re probably feeling many things: anxious, excited, and optimistic about how much your property will fetch. The one thing you don’t have to feel, though, is unsure about whether or not you can boost the […]

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Your Event Venue Checklist to Help You Choose the Best Location

Clients depend on you to make it look easy. They count on your talent to coordinate every detail. As a corporate event planner, you oversee it all from setup and guest service to final breakdown and cleanup. When was the last time you slowed down and took a fresh look at your checklist for choosing […]

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Commercial Cleaning Quotes Explained: 5 Facts to Know, 5 Ways to Save

Whether you own the company or manage the building, you take pride in running everything as efficiently as possible. You decide to outsource the services that keep offices and facilities clean for customers and employees. You start by contacting a local cleaning company for an estimate. Are you familiar with the different factors that go […]

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How to Board up a Window Right Now in 7 Quick Steps

A broken window is an invitation to trouble. It can’t keep out the weather, and it’s an easy target for vandals. Whether you manage residential or commercial property, or are a homeowner, this kind of damage can quickly cost more than the price of repair. You take care of so many things with your DIY […]

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Electrical Fire Safety in the Workplace: Your 4-Point Guide

Technically, the majority of fires in office settings are caused by cooking equipment. Take into account that break room microwaves, hot plates and coffee pots all use the same type of power, and the statistics point to the second-most common source of workplace fires: the electricity that powers your building. As a business owner or […]

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Our Recent Chicago Storms: 6 Facts to Help You Weather the Worst

Try explaining Chicago weather to someone who doesn’t live here or spend a lot of time here. When the sun shines bright on a spring day, there’s not another city as beautiful as Chicagoland. When the skies crack open with torrential downpours, there’s no place to hide. Why is our weather so unpredictable? How do […]

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Commercial Carpet Cleaning Methods: What the Pros Can Do That You Can’t

As a business owner or facility manager, you and your staff take care of routine workplace housekeeping chores, but you probably don’t think much about carpet cleaning methods. Pros and cons of wet or dry cleaning don’t usually come up during water cooler conversations. Cleaning a carpet might seem like a simple process, but it’s a […]

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The Ultimate Dental Office Cleaning Checklist

Patients trust you for the best possible dental care. They appreciate your helpful staff, and they’re reassured by your knowledgeable technicians. Their confidence also depends on first impressions when they visit your practice. Your patients expect clean waiting areas, spotless treatment rooms and sparkling restrooms. Are your facilities passing the grade on their dental office […]

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