Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Summer is a coming… in some places around the country it seems as if it’s already here. The maintenance staff is already busy away the ice melt and snow shovels and getting ready for the summer rush. Handling the busy summer months can be viewed in the same light as painting; the most important part of the job is preparation. Let’s look at some ideas that can prepare the property for the...
Monday, December 7, 2015
While decorating helps add to the beauty of the holidays, it also brings an increased risk of fire hazards. Apartment communities and their residents can benefit from the following decorating tips provided by Preferred Insurance. We hope they help you celebrate the holiday season safely.
Christmas Tree Safety
• Keep a fresh-cut tree outdoors and cover the trunk in snow, or immerse it in a bucket...
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Turn on almost any radio station morning show and quite frequently the morning talk host will be asking for “The Phrase that Pays”. This is generally a tag line that summarizes a marketing jingle that the audience is supposed to remember. Something such as “This is KSCUM radio… where we scrub the hits with no commercial breaks every day!”
This short statement is meant to remind listeners what...
Thursday, August 6, 2015
In fifth grade I saw a mouse at the vacation house we were renting for the week in Deep Creek, Md. I was an hour into the TGIF line-up—ABC’s magnum opus—when I saw the creature scurry across the mantel above the TV.
Cue an immediate and total meltdown.
In the throes of an 11-year-old freak-out, I strongly suggested we leave the house immediately. When no one made any moves to grab the car keys, I...