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Carpet Care Guide

Carpet is an expensive investment. Whether in your home or your business, you likely spent hundreds getting it installed, which means replacing it, won’t be cheap. That’s why it’s so important to take good care of your carpet. Getting regular cleaning will ensure your carpet lasts as long as possible, saving you money. But what’s […]

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Restoring Beauty, Terrazzo Floors

A&J Property Restoration has a Specialty Cleaning division that prides itself in tackling unusual and potentially difficult projects. Recently, we undertook such a project in a downtown Madison Sorority House: restoring terrazzo floors. Terrazzo floors are frequently found in “mature” buildings in the Madison area, including older institutional structures like schools and government buildings, but […]

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A&J Joins DKI – What does this mean for you?

Press Release (Wood Dale, IL, September 23, 2013) – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, today announced that A&J Specialty Services, Inc. of Deforest, WI has joined the network. By virtue of its DKI Franchise, A&J Specialty Services, Inc. can employ DKI’s 24-hour call center, its DIAMOND claims tracking technology and other tools […]

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Leadership 101

Leadership – the position or fact of being the leader/the person or people in charge of an organization (Cambridge Dictionary). Everyday, everywhere I go, the question of leadership comes up. I know at A&J I am constantly challenged to develop as a leader, to point the direction, to cast a vision, to develop people… it […]

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Doing a 360

There’s a great story about a co-pilot in an airliner who blunders into a thunderstorm while flying along one day. Amid the turbulence and flashes of lightning the captain cries out, “Quick, let’s make a 360 and get out of here!” To which the hapless co-pilot replies, “Which way, left or right?” I recently retired […]

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The Story of a Water Loss Emergency

It’s 4 o’clock on Sunday afternoon and the phone rings. We have a water loss with three floors partially flooded. They ask, “Can you come and help?” So much for watching TV and relaxing! Actually, this is exactly what it means to be an “emergency response” company. A&J is an emergency response company, responding 24 […]

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