What Is Personal Property and Contents Restoration?

April 23, 2019

It doesn’t take much to cause damage to personal property or a building’s contents. In the case of a flood, a single inch of water can generate as much as $25,000 worth of damage. From 2012 to 2016, the average insurance claim from fire or lightning damage was more than $50,000. Damage to your personal…

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Quick Q&A: What is Historic Preservation?

April 30, 2015

Quick Q: What is “historic preservation,” especially in the context of the construction industry? Quick A: Simply, historic preservation is the initiative of preserving and protecting buildings and landscapes of…

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Interior Design Q&A: Spruce Up Your Walls

December 14, 2014

Q.  I have very bright/bold sunny yellow walls in the bathroom, and, rather than repaint with several coats to try and cover it up, I’d like to do some type…

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Interior Design Q&A: Mastering Interior Lighting Design

December 1, 2014

Q.  What are the best sources for mastering interior lighting design? A. You can find links to lighting and other home improvement resources at our website Generally, to achieve…

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Interior Design Q&A: Wall Colors to Match Dark Wood Trim

November 16, 2014

Q.  I have an old house with original but dark wood high baseboards, pocket doors and trim. What colors would suit this room? I have a dark brown leather sofa.…

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Ask Our Experts: Property Cleanup After Vandalism Damage

April 13, 2014

Question for Our Experts What are some initial cleaning steps that a property owner or facilities manager can take in the building restoration process after vandalism has occurred?  Are there…

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Interior Design Q&A: Styling a 100-Year-Old Home

March 23, 2014

Are you an old home enthusiast wondering how to style (or re-style) your favorite gem?  Let’s drop in on this Q&A session with someone in a similar situation: Q. I…

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