Commercial Property Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

As a commercial property or facilities manager, you can’t afford to be caught unprepared and left with property damage – that could have been prevented – from a hurricane. Using [...]

2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predictions

The Atlantic hurricane season officially begins on June 1 and continues through November 30. Notwithstanding the early appearance of Subtropical Storm Alberto over the Memorial Day weekend, [...]

The Pinewood Derby and Sticking to the Basics

By Mike Erekson, National Vice President of Operations Sunday night as I was finishing up the day, my wife looked at me and said, “We’re in trouble! Ben’s Pinewood Derby race for Cub Scouts is on [...]

Tornado Preparedness

Around 1,200 tornadoes hit the United States each year according to Ready.gov, and no state is immune to the risk. Most tornadoes occur east of the Rocky Mountains. Although they can form any [...]

Emergency Kit: What to Include

Severe weather can make it necessary to evacuate to a safe location with little notice. It is a good idea to build and maintain an Emergency Kit that can be easily located in the event of a power [...]

When should I call a restoration contractor?

Our property and facilities management clients often ask us when they should call a restoration contractor after they discover water, fire or mold damage to their property.  The answer depends on [...]

16 fire prevention tips for home and work

October 8-14, 2017 is National Fire Prevention Week. Now’s the time to take steps to prevent fires and to protect yourself if a fire does occur. Whether in a place of business or at home, you [...]

7 tips for avoiding contractor scams after a hurricane

How do you avoid being scammed by an unscrupulous contractor if you've had hurricane damage? BluSky offers the following advice.

Fireworks Safety

More fires are reported on July 4 than any other day of the year, and nearly half are caused by fireworks. Stay safe with these tips from BluSky.

Get Ready for Hurricane Season 2017

Leading weather experts are revising their forecasts and are predicting a more active than average hurricane season in 2017.