Housing and Disaster Management

Cities and towns depend on FEMA when a disaster strikes. When there are tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, floods, and other natural disasters, national funds are tapped to help communities. As the number and magnitude of disasters increase, it costs our national treasury. If housing (and other buildings and infrastructure) are built or retrofitted to be safer

By |2021-11-16T10:04:51-05:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: Health and safety|Tags: , , , , |

Home Disasters and Industrial Cleaning

Over the years, some of our clients have needed emergency services for different kinds of house disaster. Fortunately, full-blown fires are rare. Flooding definitely happens to our clients. Disaster: basement flood Most often water in the house is from broken pipes, washing machine overflows or intake line failure, or leaking hot water tanks. Every few

By |2021-09-26T15:41:34-04:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: Happy Home Ownership, Problems and repair|Tags: , , , , |

Fire!

Summertime is when Massachusetts heads outdoors. Sometimes, this leads to tragedy. A fire in Arlington reminded me that smoking on the porch is not a foolproof way to keep your house safe from fire. Smoking can set a house on fire Smoking is a major cause of fire in residences in Massachusetts. It’s not so

By |2021-06-21T14:15:06-04:00June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Happy Home Ownership, Health and safety|Tags: , , , , |