How to Prevent Ice Dams and Stop Mold Problems this Winter
Living in the Madison and Milwaukee areas, bitterly cold, snowy, and icy winters are not new thing to us Wisconsinites. Just because we’re used to the freezing cold, doesn’t mean that our homes are protected against the elements of winter – specifically the forming of ice dams and the lasting problems they can cause. So […]
Ways to Protect Your Property During Construction
If a home looks vulnerable, the chances of it becoming a target of burglary increase. A home under construction, or a home that looks vacant is the perfect opportunity for a break in. That’s why taking the necessary steps to protect your vacant property during a construction project are so important! Remember, theft or destruction […]
How to Prepare Your School Building for Winter Break
Winter break is just around the corner, and it’s time to start preparing your building and grounds for winter weather. As a maintenance manager, it’s important to consider the following things to maintain safe and efficient operations during the winter months. Commercial buildings are at risk in many ways during the cold weather seasons. Here […]
All About Value Add Properties and How to Turn a Profit
If you’re in the market to purchase real estate you’ve probably heard the term “value add property”. A value add property is the idea of purchasing a building or other piece or real estate with the idea of renovating or redeveloping the unit to bring it to a higher price point. It’s often considered a […]
Snow Removal Mistakes
Commercial properties must remove any signs of precipitation as quickly as possible. Tenants must be able to safely enter and exit the building, and parking lots must be safe and accessible. When snow starts to pile up into nearly unmanageable levels, clearing it away can also become important to the integrity of the building itself! […]
Top 5 Mistakes When Investing in Commercial Real Estate – and How to Avoid Them
Commercial Real Estate can be a great financial investment, but there are also risks involved when purchasing commercial property. There are many different ways to increase your chances of success when planning your purchase, but there are even more mistakes to avoid when investing in commercial real estate. Experts say to avoid these top 5 […]
Can You Smell Mold?
Here at A&J Property Restoration we are not strangers to the question “can you smell mold?” and we always answer the same way – it depends! Typically if you smell a musty smell, there is mold present. But mold doesn’t always have to have an odor to exist. Here’s something to remember, mold is everywhere. […]
Should You Lease a Building for Your Business or Purchase it Outright?
Once your business reaches a certain point, it may be time to make a decision to move from a temporary location into a more permanent set up. Additionally, certain financial and logistic factors might make owning your own facility a better choice. Whether you are just starting out with a brand new business or if […]
Do You Suspect Mold in Your Commercial Building?
Did you know that, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there is thought to be between tens of thousands and 300,000 species of mold in the world? While it is incredibly easy to come into contact with mold during everyday life, it is not something that should be taken lightly. If left […]
How to Plan a Memorable Company Anniversary Party
A business anniversary party is a challenging task to plan. Providing a fun and entertaining space for all employees and clients can be daunting, especially for a small business on a tight budget. However, with a little creativity, planning a memorable party is achievable. Plan for Clients Here at A&J Property Restoration, we planned our […]