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The 3 Different Types of Water Damage

If your business has sustained water damage, you may not give much thought as to what type of water caused the harm. All you want to think about is how to get your space back to normal. In fact, the type of water that caused the damage is a critical element of creating the right […]

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What You Need to Know About Loss Assessment and Consultations

Do you own a house or condo that’s part of the Homeowners Association? If so, your payment dues entitle you to a certain level of coverage in the case of property damage or loss. The exact amount of your disaster damage coverage depends on your HOA’s master policy — it’s different for everybody. Likewise, if […]

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6 Reasons You Shouldn’t DIY “Minor” Cleanup Tasks After a Disaster

When disaster strikes, the results can be catastrophic. Whether it’s water damage, mold infestation or a house fire, you’ll be left to pick up the pieces and decide how to proceed. You may be tempted to save the cost of hiring a professional cleaning crew and handle the cleanup yourself. After all, you scrub and […]

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How to Handle Damaged Textiles

One of the most frustrating parts of dealing with a disaster that strikes your home or business is all the things you lose. Floods and fires can damage everything you have. Many textile companies keep a great deal of inventory on hand, and you may worry your goods are beyond repair when you begin the […]

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Small Business Recovery: Checklist for Reopening After a Disaster

Reopening your business following a catastrophe can seem like a challenge. After a successful restoration, many business owners feel accomplished yet exhausted from the emotional toll of worrying about their future and their prospects for recovery.  But part of your small business’s disaster recovery is reopening to show your customers that you are still around […]

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Small Business Guide to Post-Coronavirus Transitioning

Much of the East Coast is reopening following the COVID-19 outbreak that put so many businesses on pause this spring. As we enter the coronavirus transition period, a lot of small businesses are wondering how to return to work using best practices while caring for their workers.  We put together this guide for small businesses […]

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Mold Species – What Level of Mold is Dangerous?

Mold is a fungus that can spread through excessive moisture inside and outside of your commercial building. After a flood or water leak, it can easily spread throughout a commercial building. Abnormal mold spore counts in your building could result in structural damage and health risks for your employees. While it may not be visible […]

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Disaster Cleanup: What Items Can You Salvage?

Imagine that a flood or a fire sweeps through your building, leaving wreckage in its wake. Do you know how you would begin to recover? This scenario affects more businesses than you might realize. The National Fire Protection Association estimates that fire departments put out fires in over 3,300 office properties a year. And disasters like […]

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COVID-19 Infection Prevention Services

URI’s sanitizing and infection prevention services were developed in concordance with current CDC and EPA guidelines for COVID-19 infection control. We employ CDC protocols using EPA registered sanitizers deemed effective for COVID-19. URI’s products have been cross-referenced with EPA’s “List N” of approved chemicals to ensure efficacy for disinfection of COVID-19. Level 1 – COVID-19 […]

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A Business Owner’s Guide to Preventing Electrical Fires

When it comes to destructive fires in the workplace, electrical fires are known to be a leading culprit. Between 2011 and 2015, electrical distribution and lighting equipment was the leading cause of industrial fires, accounting for 24% of U.S. fires during these years. Electrical fires can stem from a number of factors, including wiring issues […]

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