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How to Get Back on Your Feet After Residential Fire

Experiencing a house fire of any severity can be a truly a shattering experience.  It can quickly throw a homeowner’s life into chaos and evoke a torrent of emotions.  Hardest of all, in the midst of the turmoil, life-changing decisions that can affect a homeowner’s personal and financial affairs for years to come have to…

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Massachusetts: Industrial Fire Mitigation

A leading manufacturer, who produces injection-molded plastic packaging, thermoformed products, flexible films and tapes and coatings, was struck by a fire at their Massachusetts plant. The fire caused more than $400,000 worth of damage affecting 70,000-square-feet of the building including specialized equipment to run the facility. An unplanned shut down of operations was not an…

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Miami, Florida: Government Center Fire & Water Mitigation

THE PROBLEM In September of 2015, a government building experienced a fire on the 15th floor of the property. The cause of the fire was an electrical appliance in one of the employee’s cubicles. The heat generated from the fire caused the fire sprinkler to discharge, resulting in thousands of gallons of water being dispersed…

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Mexicali, Mexico: Earthquake Damages Manufacturer’s Facility

THE CHALLENGE On April 4, 2020, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the city of Mexicali, Mexico, causing significant damage throughout the area and bringing the local community to a standstill. Among the impacted businesses included a leading U.S. aerospace manufacturer’s facility, a key player in a complex supply chain and a significant employer in the…

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Sunny Isles Beach, FL: Condo HVAC Riser Main Failure

THE PROBLEM A beautiful oceanfront condominium located in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida is home to luxury million-dollar condominium units, a grand lobby with marble floors, fine dining, and grand glass elevators. Residents here have high-end taste and expectations. A main HVAC riser line ruptured, affecting approximately 15 common areas, 46 units, and 2 stairwells. The…

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Water Loss Mitigation Sherbrooke, Québec

THE CHALLENGE A fierce storm brought between 90-100 millimeters of rain in the span of 24 hours, quickly forcing nearby rivers to flood. As a result, nearly all of Bishop’s University, a 550-acre campus located in a suburb of Sherbrooke, was covered in water. Hardest hit, the University’s Centennial Theatre, just three weeks before a…

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Sherbrooke, Québec: University Water Mitigation

THE CHALLENGE A fierce storm brought between 90-100 millimeters of rain in the span of 24 hours, quickly forcing nearby rivers to flood. As a result, nearly all of Bishop’s University, a 550-acre campus located in a suburb of Sherbrooke, was covered in water. Hardest hit, the University’s Centennial Theatre, just three weeks before a…

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How Can Fire And Smoke Damage Affect Your Home?

Unless they have prior firsthand experience, most property owners don’t spend a lot of time thinking about the threat of fire in their home.  Yet even the most prepared homeowner can find themselves facing an unexpected catastrophe very quickly.  In as little two minutes, a small fire can turn from a nuisance into a life-threatening…

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How To Get On Your Feet After Fire Damage

Any fire, no matter how small, can have serious implications for a business or commercial property. Understanding what makes up smoke and fire damage, what one should do if it occurs and what steps can be taken to minimize risk is something every property owner should consider. Doing so can help expedite the commercial fire…

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San Diego, California: Water Damage in Museum

The Mingei International Museum is a nonprofit public institution in San Diego. It exhibits folk art, crafts and design from around the world. At 6 a.m. on April 20, 2021, FIRST ONSITE Project Director, Mark Findlay, received a call from Kyle Lane of Layton Construction, which was overseeing are novation and expansion of the museum:…