Spring Showers and Sump Pump Woes: How to Prevent and Address Sump Pump Failure

As the snow melts and the spring rain arrives, homeowners often face a common yet frustrating issue: sump pump failure. A sump pump is a crucial part of many homes, especially those in areas prone to flooding or with high water tables. When it fails, it can lead to a flooded basement or crawl space, […]

How to Prepare Your School Building for Winter Break

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 […]

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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!  […]

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How to Prevent Tenants from Ruining Your Property

Hoarding shows are all the rage on reality TV. While some individuals are too stubborn to let things go, there are other people that suffer from mental illness that prevents them from letting go of any belongings. These people are not to blame – their illness requires the help of professional treatment in order to […]

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How to Keep Your Business Operations Productive During Restoration Cleanup

Did you know that 50% of businesses experience some sort of disaster and tend to not recover fully from the issues. When a company is not fully prepared for the worst, returning business operations to 100% capacity is incredibly difficult. At A&J Property Restoration, we work with all types of commercial properties to provide disaster […]

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Prepare Your Property for the Summer Season – Use this Checklist Get Ready!

Maintaining a commercial property is a full time job. There is always something to fix, check in on, or improvements to handle. Keeping up on routine maintenance during the change of the seasons is a perfect way to save time and money in the long run. As the temperatures start to climb, commercial property owners […]

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Seven Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Fall and Winter

Summer is the perfect time to start home improvement projects! Warm days, blue skies, and sunshine make it easy to stay outside and work continuously, but what DIY home improvement projects are the most important to complete before fall and winter? Get Your Home Ready for Fall and Winter: Clean and service your air ducts. […]

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Why Should My Office Have the Carpets Professionally Cleaned?

All business know the importance of a good first impression. While carpets aren’t the first thing you think of to showcase the cleanliness of your business, they are one of the first things that visitors notice when they enter your building. With high foot traffic from outside vendors, delivery drivers, clients, and employees, carpet is […]

Mold Remediation

DIY Attic Cleaning – When can you take on the mess, and when should you hire a professional cleaning team?

An attic is one area of the home that many of us don’t step foot in for months on end. At times, we can go a year or more without ever seeing the inside of our attics! Over time, this low traffic area becomes a perfect breeding ground for the common things like dust and […]

Fire Restoration

Dehumidifier freezing over? It may be time for a deep cleaning!

Moisture and humidity are two things that homeowners want to keep out of their house. Water is a breeding ground for many different issues including mold and mildew, which can lead to serious health problems if exposure is frequent. Using a dehumidifier can keep the moisture out of the air, and in turn, keep the […]