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First Florida. Then, it could be the rest of the country.
Microwave ovens are modern conveniences we take for granted, but unfortunately, as one homeowner from Western New York recently found out, they can be very dangerous.
The Problem:On October 29, Hurricane Sandy made landfall along the mid-Atlantic Eastern seaboard. Although wind damage was extensive, storm surge and associated flooding created hundreds of thousands of water-damaged structures from Delaware to Connecticut, with severe impact in New York and New Jersey.
You know the drill by now: There’s a residential loss. The homeowner calls their insurance company to file a claim. The job gets started.
You might not think the insurance restoration contractor has much in common with Best Buy, you know, the giant chain that sells electronics, appliances and digital devices. But I see some disturbing similarities.
Here is some front lines information on insurance that everyone working in New York or contemplating working in New York needs to be aware of.
That’s the amount of water that Jason Brown, the president of Rainbow International’s Fairfield, N.J. location, estimates he pumped into his home’s basement on Sunday, Oct. 7. A basement that he says he paid $30,000 to refinish not many years prior.
After the devastating fire at New Berlin Road Church in Jacksonville, FL, Paul Davis National, large loss specialists and part of the Paul Davis Restoration franchise network, provided emergency services and disaster response along with demolition, fire damage clean-up, drying and stabilization.
In the disaster restoration business, we usually have a steady stream of work due to bad weather, accidents or breakdowns. We use each job to deepen our experience and enhance our reputation so that when agents or property owners need emergency repairs and restoration work, we are the go-to company.
The 2013 RIA Leadership Summit & industry Expo was held from April 23-25 at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
The definitive guide to understanding and managing the effects of water on buildings Water in Buildings: An Architect's Guide to Moisture and Mold is a detailed and highly useful reference to help architects and other design professionals create dry, healthy environments, without jeopardizing a project with poor liability management.