Building Permits 101

When you’re about to get started on a major renovation or addition to your home or business, you might be aware that you need to obtain a building permit, but there are some projects that might not be as obvious. The local building department is responsible for...

Match the Fire Extinguisher to the Fire

The natural reaction when there is a fire is to just grab a fire extinguisher and try to douse the flames, but is this always going to be the right thing to do? Well, it actually depends on what type of fire it is. You might think that all fires are the same, but...

Keeping Your Elevator Running

There are many different reasons why elevators are installed in buildings. It could be that it is required by code, or it could be that the building is used by a large number of people with physical conditions that benefit from the use of an elevator. No matter what...

Should You Buy or Rent?

Do you rent or own the building where your business is located? For some, the decision is made for them by availability or finances, but if you have the option to choose, there are some major differences. Compared to when you are buying a home, the downpayment for a...

Taking Care of Your Tenants

It is impossible to have a successful rental property without tenants. In a way, your tenants are an investment, so keeping them safe should be important to you. If a tenant were to be hurt, there is also a possibility of a lawsuit, as well as bad press. This is why...

A Properly Operating Baghouse

If your business generates a lot of fine dust, then it is possible that you have a baghouse, also known as a fabric collector, to clean the dust out of the air that your customers and employees breathe. The process used to clean the air is fairly simple, and has been...