Emergency Preparedness for Property Managers

September is national Emergency Preparedness month.  Along with other important duties, every property manager should consider having a well thought out emergency plan. Ideally, it will never need to be used.  However, being prepared is always important. Plan Components If an emergency does strike, having a solid response plan can save lives in addition to […]

Preparing for the Storm and Tornado Season

The weather is heating up and the possibility of severe weather that could cause destruction to your facility is increasing.  Protect your building, business, tenants and workers with an emergency preparedness plan that outlines the necessary procedures to follow in any emergency.  Make sure your plan has the following elements: Organizational Components Dedicated Emergency Coordinators […]

Mitigation for Frozen Pipes and Water Damage

When water freezes at 32ºF or below, it can expand up to 10% in volume causing pipes to crack.  Even a small 1/8-inch crack can cause 250 gallons of water a day to flow into your building. This can result in flooding, severe structural damage and an opportunity for fungus and mold growth. When this […]

How to Create an Effective Emergency Response Plan

The return of spring reminds us of the possibility of severe weather conditions that could cause destruction to your facility.  Flu pandemics, accidents, acts of violence and terrorism, system malfunctions, security breaches and more are also encompassed in an effective emergency response plan.  Protect your building, business, tenants and workers with a comprehensive plan that […]

When You Need a Quick Fix

There are many things that can go wrong with a commercial facility and they can happen fast.  Managing all facets of a building from cleaning up a water leak to fixing a broken ceiling light can be trying at times.  Mid-America Contractors (MAC) is here to help all property and facility managers in the Kansas […]