The Importance Of A Well Maintained Fire Alarm

Fire is a threat in most businesses, but in some it needs to be a daily concern due to the nature of the business. A fire could be devastating, and even if you have insurance, the time and effort that goes into rebuilding, not to mention the risk that someone gets...

Is It Time To Leave Home?

Many successful businesses started out in a garage or a similar location. In fact, some of the biggest companies today like Apple, Microsoft and Harley Davidson can trace their history back to a garage. However, how do you make the decision to take the step out of a...

Running A Dry Cleaning Business

Owning a dry cleaning business comes with its own set of challenges. While any business you own will have legislation that needs to be followed, not all businesses deal with dangerous substances like a dry cleaner does. Naturally, your main concern should be the...

How To Stay Frosty

Businesses use a lot of energy in the summertime to keep their customers and employees cool. Since this will mean one more cost to cover, it’s important to make sure that your air conditioning system is working at full efficiency. It is also important to make sure...

What Is Wrong With Your Windows?

Double pane windows are the best type of windows for protecting you from the outside elements, saving you money on heating and cooling year-round. Double pane windows are good insulators because the two panes are separated by a gas that doesn’t conduct heat. The...

Why Appearance Is Important

Have you heard the expression, “You only get one chance to make a first impression”? This is true in life, and not just when it comes to personal relationships. The same is the case for your business. Have you ever stepped through the doors of a restaurant, only to...

Inspecting A Water Tower

How do you get water for your property? For some larger businesses and farms, it might be that water usage warrants installing their own water treatment facility with a water tower. Water towers are also needed to supply water to the upper floors in tall buildings....

What Is Occupancy Load and How Does It Affect You?

How many people could you fit inside of your business? Depending on what type of business it is, that number could be different for the same square footage. If you own a business that is visited by a lot of people at once, you might be required by law to have an...

Inspections In A Barn

Barns are very unique buildings, and because of this their inspection would be unique. What would an inspection of a barn involve? Usually, safety concerns are a major element of any inspection. Since barns often are located in remote areas, fire hazards should be of...

Where Is All That Power Going?

For any business, it is very important to watch your power usage, since it can add up very quickly. However, if your energy bills all of a sudden become unusually high for no apparent reason, what could be the cause? The answer is that it could be many different...