What the Law Says About Elevator Safety

If you have an elevator in an apartment complex, retail store or any other property that you own, it is critical to keep it properly maintained. Doing so can avoid potential financial and legal penalties as well as other damages related to a tenant, guest or patron getting hurt. Let's look [...]

2020-05-18T04:35:36+00:00September 22nd, 2018|

Unusual Items Found During Routine Inspections of NYC Escalators

In busy buildings, hundreds or even thousands of people may ride on an escalator in a single day. Some of those people may drop things out of their bags, pockets or backpacks. Those items could fall down the stairs and wind up in the escalator's mechanisms. Routine NYC escalator inspection services [...]

2020-05-18T04:35:37+00:00September 14th, 2018|

Propane Tank Inspections Increase the Safety of Grilling Food

Many food trucks, restaurants and other types of food vendors make use of propane tanks for powering their grills. These propane tanks need to be inspected and certified for safe operations. Find out why it is important to schedule a New York City oil and gas inspection and what you should [...]

2020-05-18T04:35:37+00:00September 12th, 2018|

Tips for Cleaning Up After a Basement Sewage Flood

A flash flood could overwhelm the city's sanitary sewers, resulting in a backup of sewage into residential basements. This can happen in apartment buildings and homes, as well as nearby businesses that have a basement. Once the mess is cleaned, consider installing a backflow preventer and having a professional perform routine [...]

2020-05-18T04:35:38+00:00August 30th, 2018|

Penalties for Not Complying With Local Safety Codes

If you own a building or control how it is used, it is necessary to comply with building and safety codes. In many cases, you will have to pay to submit an application, have inspections performed and keep certificates in good standing. While it may seem expensive to keep up with [...]

2020-05-18T04:35:40+00:00June 29th, 2018|

A Backflow Preventer and Its Purpose

Clean running water is something that is often taken for granted because it is something that we are used to having without any thought or effort on our part. This is largely in part because we have devices that are in place that ensure that we have clean water. One of [...]

2020-05-18T04:35:41+00:00June 27th, 2018|

What to Do to Prepare for a Boiler Inspection

Whether you just got a brand-new boiler or you have had a boiler for a number of years, you will likely need to have a boiler inspection in the future. These inspections can be a little bit of a hassle to do correctly and can be difficult to prepare for. Here [...]

2020-05-18T04:35:42+00:00June 20th, 2018|

Tips to Keep an Escalator Operating Properly in NYC

If your place of business has an escalator, you may find that it is an easy thing to forget about. It is easy to assume that they just keep running without much care, but this is not the case. Escalators, like elevators, take constant care to keep them running properly, and [...]

2020-05-18T04:35:42+00:00June 18th, 2018|
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