Starting a Business: Finding the Right Location

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Starting a Business: Finding the Right Location

After years of saving and planning, I finally opened my own retail establishment. Before I could do so, I spent a lot of time looking at real estate options. With the help of a commercial property management firm, I did find a storefront with a great location, and enough room for my business. The agent at the firm helped me a lot by creating a profile of the type of commercial property I needed. We went over details such as lighting, display space, and even the number of electrical outlets. With the profile in hand, she found several properties that were worth considering. If you are setting up a new business and need space, let me explain why working with a property manager makes sense. I'll tell you more about how we worked together to find a place that met all my needs, including the rental cost.

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Save Your Carpet From Flood Damage

4 February 2015
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A flood doesn't mean you have to replace your carpet. Basement seepage, rain water, and burst supply pipes are relatively clean and sanitary. Your carpet only needs to be replaced if the water contained harmful contaminates, such as those from a broken sewage line. Even with a clean flood, you will need to act quickly to prevent mildew or permanent carpet damage. Act Quickly If the flood came from a clean water source, such as a broken water supply pipe, you can begin the process of saving your carpet as soon as the leak is plugged. Read More …

3 Things You Must Do After Your Purse Is Stolen

2 February 2015
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If you're like most women, you probably carry all sorts of things in your purse, such as your wallet, keys, and cellphone. Having your purse stolen is not just a violation, it also presents a risk to your identity and personal safety. When your purse is stolen you have to act fast to protect yourself. As soon as you realize your purse is gone, go through the following steps. Contact Your Bank and Credit Card Companies Read More …

Protecting Drinking Glasses During Shipping

28 January 2015
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Drinking glasses are prone to breakage, and if you plan to ship them, proper packing is essential if they are to be transported without damage. You will need paper to stuff your drinking glasses as well as bubble wrap. Choosing the correct box is also an essential part of the packing process. The proper use of each of these packing materials will be outlined below, so that you can get these delicate items to their destination without breakage. Read More …

Keeping Your Office Free Of Pests (While Still Enjoying Your Lunch)

20 January 2015
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If you work in an office environment, you and your coworkers may keep small snacks or quick lunch meals in your work area for those days you're unable to go out for lunch. However, loose food kept in desk drawers or cabinets can attract less desirable guests -- including rodents, cockroaches, or other pests. How can you keep your work area pest-free while still enjoying a leisurely lunch or snack at your desk? Read More …

Pests Causing You Stress? Follow These Steps To Reduce The Problem

9 January 2015
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You've probably heard the old saying "if you've seen one, you've seen them all," but that doesn't apply to the pests that could be hiding in your home. In fact, if you've seen one ant or roach, there are probably hundreds hiding in your walls that you haven't seen. Even if you kill it, another one is going to show up to ruin the sanctity of your home. In addition to hiring a professional pest control company, there are some simple steps you can take to eliminate your pest problem. Read More …