S. J. Markham & Son, Inc. Blog: natural disaster
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Monday, September 16, 2019It's September again, which means it's National Preparedness Month. This year's theme is "Prepared, Not Scared," but as a business or contractor, how does any of this affect you? While much of the disaster preparation information out there involves families and individuals, there are steps you can take so that your business and livelihood is safe. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, March 20, 2019When you think of flooding, you probably think of Florida, New Orleans, or southern states. Maybe you think of Cape Code or other coastal areas. In general, New England is exempt from flood worries, right? Think again. It's Flood Safety Awareness Week, so let's get the facts straight. READ MORE >>
Monday, January 28, 2019The longest federal government shut down in US history cost our economy 6 billion dollars. The effects were felt far beyond Washington, DC. Delta reported the shutdown cost them 25 million because government workers and contractors weren't traveling. Small businesses in MA and elsewhere were stuck waiting for needed loan applications (see here). READ MORE >>
Friday, December 29, 2017 December 21, 2017 was officially the first day of winter. Is your business prepared? Winter in New England comes with beautiful snowy scenery but also risks. Ice can dam up gutters and damage your roof, losing electricity can result in missed revenue, or someone could slip on your steps. READ MORE >>
Monday, September 11, 2017 September is National Emergency Preparedness Month, and there's no time like the present to make sure you're as ready as possible for a disaster. We believe everyone should make sure their family or business is resilient against extreme weather, unforeseen trouble, and freak events. READ MORE >>