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A Commercial Tenant’s Guide to Fire Legal Liability Insurance

The National Fire Protection Association’s latest statistics show that non-residential structure fires, which include retail and office properties, accounted for 22,000 reported fires and caused $209 million in damage in 2019.   When it comes to liability for property damage after a fire, a tenant of a commercial rental property has a greater responsibility for those damages. If it’s determined that …

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What Insurance Do You Need to Cover a Vehicle-into-Building Crash?

In Boone County, Missouri, a 15-year-old driver crashed into both a restaurant and a nail salon. They damaged the external concrete wall separating the two businesses, breaking windows, and destroying much of the interior spaces to both businesses.  In moments, both businesses were shut down and would require immediate damage control and require a long-term restoration process. While news of …

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Vehicle Into Building Crashes: How to Prevent Them at Your Business

Did you know that a car crashes into a commercial building 60 times a day in America, injuring close to 4,000 people annually?  One of the most tragic statistics coming from these kinds of accidents is that close to 500 people are killed every year in these types of crashes–people who are innocently walking in a store or sitting in …

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What Are You Required To Do When A Tenant Dies In Your Property?

Most landlords worry about what they would do if a tragic incident occurred on their property.  One of the scariest and most serious events that can happen is having a renter die in your property. This can be an overwhelming experience for even the most well-seasoned property managers. It’s important to be as prepared as possible to navigate the death …

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What is a Landlord Responsible for After a Fire?

While many landlord responsibilities are easy routine management, there are only a handful of events that can be catastrophic and require immediate action–a fire is one of them, and can be one of the most traumatic situations for both a landlord and their tenant. It requires lightning fast decision making within hours of a fire. As a landlord, don’t get …

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Tips to Protect Your Vacant Business or Building from Floods

There are several reasons why a business property may be vacant for a period of time. Reasons may be range from temporary closings, transitioning between tenants, or scheduled renovations. During these vacancies buildings risk flooding, which can go unnoticed until people return to the building. The longer vacant property flooding is left untreated, the more severe the damage, causing you …

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10 Tips to Prevent Water Damage in a Vacant Property

When you leave your business property or home for a long period of time, you risk running into potential water damages on your return, especially in the frigid winter months. Frozen pipes may burst, water may leak through the roof, and clogged gutters may result in major flooding. When you return home, you may be faced with various issues, all …

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Commercial Fire Damage Restoration Project

Midwest Comfort Homes recently helped a local small business owner when their families cupcake bakery suffered a tragic fire loss.  The community now has an even better local bakery to meet after this restoration project’s amazing results were finished. Project Portfolio

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Commercial Storm Restoration Project

Midwest Comfort Homes recently received a client call on a holiday weekend reporting that their sprinklers had exploded.  Midwest Comfort Homes helped this customer get back to normal and move its clientele back into the complex in a timely manner. Let the dedicated team at Midwest Comfort Homes help you get your business back up and running in record time. Project …