Once a year, it’s time to pull your snowmobile out of storage. Like it or not, it’s been sitting under a tarp in your garage or storage shed. Old gasoline and oil have gunked up the fuel lines and coated the carburetor for months. Before you take your snowmobile out on the trails, you need to make sure it’s safe to run. Checkup and maintenance are called for.
Remember the old adage: the buck stops here. When you’re a manager or business owner, you carry the ultimate responsibility for the health of your business, especially when it comes to good management. Surveys of employees reveal that up to half of those who quit do so because of their boss and no other reason. How you manage matters. [Read more…]
In the disaster recovery industry, an “emergency pack-out” is the term used when damaged items are removed and transported to a secure facility for processing and restoration. After a flood or fire, your home or business may be damaged and need repair, but what about your personal or business-related items? How do you start with the process of cleaning and restoring all of them when the clock is ticking and it’s hard to know where to start? Many people turn to a pack-out company for assistance. A good pack-out service will come to your home, do a walkthrough and document your damaged items, pack and transport them to their facility, clean and restore them, then return them to your home when you’re ready to receive them back. [Read more…]
If you polled gun owners, you would probably find that most say one of the most tedious parts of owning a gun is cleaning it. The traditional way involves messy and smelly chemicals and oils, taking apart the weapon, and painstaking scrubbing at each individual part and the inside of the barrel with wire brushes. [Read more…]
Floor Recovery First Steps
Disaster has struck and your home is now one of the thousands of American homes every year that experiences flooding. It can feel overwhelming and hard to know where to start with tackling the aftermath. What do you do?
First of all, don’t forget personal safety when you’re entering your home to begin assessment and cleanup. Before you enter your home the first time after a flood, check for structural damage to avoid being trapped or injured by a collapse. Have appropriate professionals assist you with turning off the electricity and gas to your home until the wires and pipes can be checked and can be safely restored. As you walk through the house, keep an eye out for dangerous debris underfoot, such as broken glass or nails. [Read more…]