Tag: storm debris removal

Inside of a recently-cleaned facility

After what for many has felt like both the longest and shortest year of all time, a brand new year has finally arrived. No one knows for certain what 2022 has in store for all of us, but a new year always presents a prime opportunity for making a fresh start. Even if you’re not personally interested in making any resolutions, it’s important to think of ways to improve your facility so you can enjoy a successful year to come. Of course, building maintenance involves many moving parts, so it...

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has taught us a lot over this past year-and-a-half. Not only have we learned more about the nature of the virus SARS-CoV-2 and its variants -- we’ve also gained a renewed perspective on the importance of community. Spending extended periods of time away from loved ones hasn’t been easy for anyone. Fortunately, outdoor gatherings have offered some respite from this isolation. For several months now, health experts have encouraged people to get outside during the ...

Landscaper looking at flowers in an industrial space

Maintaining a healthy and beautiful landscape should be among your business’ highest priorities. While these outdoor matters might have little to do with your main operations, your landscape’s appearance and condition can have major implications on your reputation, employee morale, safety protocols, and bottom line. And as summer approaches, there’s no better time to spruce up your green spaces. Let’s go over some of the most important landscaping services to invest in for your commercia...

Even during a mild winter, a major storm could be lying in wait. If you own or operate a business, it’s important to prepare for whatever winter weather might come your way. Your main concern might be with protecting your building itself, but the areas surrounding your building -- namely your parking lot and walkways -- deserve just as much attention. Here’s why it’s essential to clear your parking lot after a major winter storm. Protect Your Parking Lot It’s easy to take your parking ...

Winter’s wrath doesn’t just threaten your people’s safety and your building’s integrity -- a powerful winter storm can also do a number on your landscape. If you’re not prepared for such an event, you can spend an inordinate amount of time and money fixing your lawn well after the storm has passed. Let’s go over how to repair your green spaces following a winter storm. Prepare Your Lawn Prior to Winter Doing some pre-winter prep work can save you a lot of trouble before and after a...

Winter is a double-edged sword for many businesses. On the one hand, the holidays can bring major boosts in sales and foot traffic -- on the other hand, winter weather can throw a wrench in operations and threaten the safety of workers and customers alike. And now that the holiday season has passed, many businesses must prepare to endure the worst that winter has to offer until spring arrives. This winter has been mostly mild so far, but significant snow and ice may be on the way. While your in-...

Overhead view of a hurricane

Hurricane season may be officially over this year, but it’s never too soon to start preparing for the next big storm. A severe weather event may temporarily put your business out of commission, taking a major blow to your bottom line. While it’s in your best interest to reopen as quickly as possible, you must do so strategically, safely, and in accordance with relevant laws. The Budd Group is here to help you keep your business running after it’s hit by a hurricane or other major weather e...

Workers shoveling snow off steps

Blizzards, ice storms, freezing temperatures, and hazardous wind chills can put your employees and customers in harm’s way if you’re not properly prepared for a coming winter storm. Not only that -- these severe winter conditions can damage and destroy portions of your property, putting a pause on your operations. Keeping up with proper building maintenance can help your facility withstand the worst aspects of a winter storm, but there’s no stopping nature. After a major storm has passed, ...

Whether it’s a blizzard, tropical storm, hurricane, earthquake, tornado, etc., it’s no secret that most natural disasters make a mess. And while the severity and nature of this mess will depend on the location, strength, and type of event, even mild to moderate natural disasters can have a major impact on a facility’s operations and structural integrity. Moisture tends to rear its head following any type of natural disaster, due to broken pipes, flooding, melted ice, shifts in the ground, ...

The southeastern portion of the U.S. experiences variable winters. Some years, certain regions might experience moderate temperatures and minimal storm activity during the winter, while others encounter severe blizzards, lake effect snowfalls, snow squalls, ice storms, and more. These various winter storms can make it unsafe or impossible to commute, work, or patronize a place of business, and in some cases greatly damage facilities. If you’re not ready for such inclement weather, then, your p...

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