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Posts in the Restoration Category

Why you should fear floods if you’re unprepared

Why you should fear floods if you’re unprepared If you’ve paid attention to the news lately – or if you live in one of the affected regions – you know the Midwest has received massive amounts of flooding. In Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota and South Dakota, among others, farmlands have been destroyed and cattle tragically swept away […]

How Smoke Damage Cleanup Can Help You Avoid These 5 Health Risks

How Smoke Damage Cleanup Can Help You Avoid These 5 Health Risks Smoke damage doesn’t just affect your home. It can be bad for your health, too. Read on to learn how smoke damage cleanup can help. Fires were responsible for $23 billion dollars in property damage in 2017. Of the 6,000 people who die every year […]

Who is responsible for water damage in apartments?

Who is responsible for water damage in apartments? Unfortunately, water damage is a common issue both homeowners and renters can face. The aftermath can be devastating making the property unlivable and permanent damage may occur to personal belongings. When water damage occurs in an apartment, whether you live in cold-weather, expensive Chicago or sunny Tampa, Florida, you […]

Prepare for Disaster: How to Hurricane Proof Your House

Last year’s hurricane season was so bad that four of the 2017 names were retired due to catastrophic levels of damage. It was the most expensive season on record with more than $200 billion in damages, most of it flood-related. From August through October the peak of hurricane season arrives, when both the Atlantic and […]

Disaster Recovery: Developing a Business Continuity Plan

In order to construct an effective Business Continuity Plan, it’s imperative that certain questions are addressed and discussed in great detail. The task of creating this plan can be complex, and feel overwhelming – but is essential in order to fully prepare your business before a disaster (or other catastrophe) strikes. Just like everything else […]

Who We Are

Throughout my tenure working in the Recruiting Department, there are two questions I have been asked a few times: Who is Blackmon Mooring & BMS CAT? What does the company you work for do? (Mostly by my family back in Missouri where we do not currently have a location) Great questions! Today, I wanted to […]

The Ins and Outs of Dehumidification

Dehumidification. What is it? Who needs it? How does it work? Learn the ins and outs of this water restoration tactic today! What is Dehumidification? Dehumidification is a moisture control process utilized by the professionals at BMS CAT after water damage has occurred. Who needs Dehumidification? Anyone whose home or office has sustained water damage as the result […]

What is Document Recovery Anyway?

Documents…they are part of our every-day life. Like it or not, we deal with documents constantly. In fact, many businesses are required by law to retain certain documents. If you are a business owner or in charge of document retention for your company or organization, it is important to have a recovery plan in place. […]

New Orleans, A Look Back

If you follow us on social media, you may have seen that our company exhibited at the RIMS Conference this past spring. RIMS is a Society for Risk Managers that has a large conference every year that travels around the country. As you can imagine, Risk Managers rely on companies like ours to provide service […]