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On September 30th, 2019, Blackmon Mooring & BMS CAT completed a sale to AEA Investors LP, a leading private equity firm based in New York. The acquisition allows for growth and expansion opportunities, while maintaining exceptional operational response throughout the nation.   Blackmon Mooring & BMS CAT will continue to manage and operate all 17 […]

Home Fire Evacuation Plan: What to do before, during and after a fire

Having to evacuate your home because of a fire may be one of the most scary things that can happen to a homeowner. It means that you could be in incredible danger, and it might mean that your home could be completely lost. An evacuation means you have to move quickly and effectively, while making […]

Customer Service Through a Disaster

Hurricane season is here. Every year, it looms over our heads threatening to disrupt our lives. At Blackmon Mooring & BMS CAT, hurricanes and other area wide disasters can become a central part of our lives. After fourteen years here, hurricane season has become an annual phase of my life much like back to school […]

Why 2019 Could be a Record-Setting Year for Flooding

Why 2019 could be a record-setting year for flooding When it comes to flooding, there’s no off-season. Floods can strike at any time, almost anywhere, and only increase in threat with the onset of hurricane season. This may explain why every state in the continental U.S. has experienced some form of flooding over the past […]

Why Time Is of the Essence When It Comes to Fire Damage Restoration

Startled by the sound of a fire alarm going off, you’re suddenly awake in the middle of the night. You rush out of bed and get yourself and your family out of the house. Once you and your family are safe, you call the fire department to come and calm the flames. After the smoke […]

7 Tips to Panic Proof Your Evacuation Plan

During an emergency evacuation, panic is your enemy. Prepare everyone with these 7 tips for an effective evacuation plan. No one likes to think about disasters, but the truth is they happen. In some ways, companies have become better at preparing for disasters. Actions such as earthquake-proofing your business are possible. Panic never helps anybody. It simply […]

How to Detect Mold in Your House

The Mold Monster: How to Detect Mold in Your House Are you worried that mold may be present in your home?  Here in 2019, it’s estimated that 40 percent of American households have health and safety hazards. Out of these dangers, the presence of mold is one of the most common issues facing homeowners today.  Not only […]

How Water Damage Happens and How to Fix It

How Water Damage Happens and How to Fix It An estimated 90 percent of businesses close within two years of experiencing a disaster due to the cost of recovery, according to the Small Business Administration. Disasters come in a variety of forms, but one of the more pervasive is water damage. You can understand why water damage […]

The 9 Water Damage Repairs to Expect After a Fire

The 9 Water Damage Repairs to Expect After a Fire Your home survived a fire, but now what? Here are the water damage repairs from fighting the fire that you need to expect. When fighting a fire, hundreds of gallons of water can be used. That much water is going to cause problems that need to be […]

Disaster Strikes: How to Store Important Documents

Disaster Strikes: How to Store Important Documents Have you ever spent hours watching new reports of unfolding natural disasters? It’s heartbreaking when you see a family picking through rubble and looking for precious family heirlooms and important personal documents. Watching weather and fire in action fascinates most viewers. And it’s all surreal when you’re watching from the […]