When my fiancee Leah and I were seniors in college, we wanted to move in together. We planned to get an apartment together after graduation. We were ready to take on the world. After graduation, we moved into our first place. For a while, everything was going very well for us. After a year of living, things started to go bad for us. Our apartment had a bad infestation of rats and ants. We wanted to move to the Silver Spring apartments.
I first noticed something was wrong in my kitchen. I saw some ants crawling around my kitchen. I kept my apartment very clean and was puzzled how they got into my home. Every day, more and more ants kept coming. I swept the kitchen after every meal. Continue reading “My New Home is Free of Pests”
Facility management hvac in New York City is a must have if you possess a dedicated server room. That’s the place where you store all the sensitive computer hardware. It is absolutely essential that this room be protected from the elements. Not just dust and the dirt floating through the office, which is bad enough. It is all the other stuff you have to worry about as well, things like static electricity and humidity. Any of these elements can cause the sensitive equipment to go belly up. And ruined equipment can cost the company millions of dollars in lost data.
I can think of at least two incidents in the year before we took steps to remedy these problems. Continue reading “Helps Protect Our Server Room”
We bought our first commercial building many years ago to make a retail store to serve the neighborhood. I cannot even begin to imagine the number of cars that have come and gone in this asphalt parking lot outside of our convenience store and gas station. We have three stores now, but this first one is special. I was thinking about this when it was time to call a paving contractor in Nassau County NY to come and redo the lot. We were having the gas pumps and islands replaced and the store renovated. Now it was time for the finishing touch of a new parking lot.
I remember when we first opened. We had a gravel lot for the first year. Continue reading “Renovating Our Store and Getting a New Paved Driveway Gets Me Reminiscing”