Handling a Tenant's Belongings After They've Left the Rental Unit

There comes a point in almost every landlord's life when he or she will have to deal with furnishings or other items tenants leave behind after moving out of their rental units. While it can be annoying, time consuming, and costly to attend to a tenant's leftover belongings, the law is generally clear about a landlord's responsibility in this area. Here are a few tips for handling a tenant's belongings after they've left the unit. [Read More]

The Benefits Of Three Eco-Friendly Packaging Materials

Many packaging materials end up discarded and taking up space in landfills. Styrofoam peanuts, bubble wrap and plastic air bags can all take decades to degrade, taking up valuable space in these areas. However, many companies have decided to change things up and switch to eco-friendly packaging materials. Learning about the benefits of these materials will help you decide if this is something your company should switch to if you want to lessen the carbon footprint your business has on the environment. [Read More]

Don't Let A Fire Ruin Your Thanksgiving! 3 Tips For Kitchen Safety

Even people who don't ordinarily like to cook can be tempted to toss a turkey in the oven for Thanksgiving. It's tradition, after all. But with so many people around the country struggling to cook giant birds and hams (along with all of the trimmings) in time for their guests to arrive, it should come as no surprise that the number of kitchen fires spikes dramatically on Thanksgiving. In fact, a kitchen fire is three times more likely on Thanksgiving than it is during the rest of the year. [Read More]

Protecting Your Employees During A Protest: 4 Security Steps Business Owners May Need To Take

Protests and industrial action can interrupt your business at any time. While your workers may have no grounds to complain, other types of protest action can interrupt normal business operations and put your employees at risk. Learn how to keep your workers safe during a protest with the four following security strategies. Plan ahead As part of your business continuity plan, it's crucial that you get advanced notice of any planned demonstrations. [Read More]