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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.

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.

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.

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.

Four Furniture Essentials For Your Office Conference Room

A conference room needs more than comfortable chairs for long brainstorming sessions or lectures. To furnish an office conference room for maximum productivity, you'll also want to include a conference table, a cabinet and a lectern or podium. Whether you're holding your meetings with clientele or employees, make the most out of your executive area with the following four essentials: 1. Boardroom Chairs (Also Known as Conference Chairs) Comfort will play an important role here, as your attendants may often be seated for lengthy meetings.

Break Room Refrigerators Need Attention, Too: Troubleshooting A Fridge That Freezes Foods And Beverages

You probably take it for granted that the break room refrigerator will keep your employees'  food cool and prevent spoilage. Under normal circumstances, that's just what it does. But, sometimes, the refrigerator may keep things too cold and even begin freezing beverages and fresh produce. Before you panic and assume that your refrigerator has bit the dust, take the time to do a little troubleshooting first and see if you can do your own refrigerator repair.

3 Important Hotel Pool Etiquette Tips

One of the great things about staying in a luxury or resort hotel is access to the swimming pool. Hotels and resorts often have large, beautiful pools that you just wouldn't be able to enjoy anywhere else. However, when you're traveling out of your comfort zone and surrounded by other travelers from other locations, it can be tough to know just what the right etiquette is when it comes to dealing with an unfamiliar situation.

4 Ways To Stay Healthy As A Long Distance CDL Driver

The demand for CDL drivers is high, with companies in the United States expected to create upwards of 115,000 CDL jobs by the year 2016. But with all of the opportunities available to create a long distance driving career, comes special considerations that have to be made in order to maintain a healthy body and mind. After all, you'll be spending a lot of time behind the wheel and away from modern conveniences, the companionship of friends and family, and access to healthy homemade meals.

3 Tips For Pre-Planning A Green Burial

Everyone should have some end-of-life plans in place, and if you want something out of the ordinary, like a green burial, it's even more important to ensure that you have a plan ready to be set into motion before you die. Without some pre-planning on your part, it will be up to your next of kin to decide how to handle your funeral and burial, and if that person isn't aware of what you want, then it may not happen.

7 Tips For Properly Packing A Moving Truck

Moving trucks are a great way to save time while moving to a new home. You can rent a large enough truck to pack up all of your belongings and move them in one trip. Although moving trucks are convenient, people often have a difficult time packing them. You don't want to waste money renting a larger truck than you need, or filling it up while you still have items to pack.