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Snow, ice and frozen pipes: Are you covered? The 6 things every homeowner needs to know

Protecting your property against damage from winter weather. With most of the United States in a deep freeze and record breaking snow totals in New England, homeowners are beginning to feel like the residents of the fictional kingdom of Arendelle, stuck in eternal winter, as in the Disney movie “Frozen.” If a foot of snow […]

Christmas Tree Safety

www.nfpa.org/education ©NFPA 2016 As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart. A small fire that spreads to a Christmas tree can grow large very quickly. PICKING THE TREE Choose a tree with fresh, green needles that do not fall off when touched. PLACING THE TREE Before placing the tree in the stand, […]

Home fire risk more than doubles on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day fires from 2011-2013 caused an estimated $28 million in property loss. (Photo: iStock) Make sure you have a fire extinguisher in your kitchen when preparing this year’s Thanksgiving feast because it’s better to be safe than sorry. An estimated 2,100 residential building fires were reported to fire departments in the United States on […]

5 Ways to Protect Your Home During a Storm

Extreme weather can happen at any time. For many parts of the United States, stormy winter weather has been relentless. In late January, the East Coast was attacked by the Winter Storm Jonas, which produced record levels of snowfall in multiple locations in Pennsylvania, New York and Baltimore. Around the same time, much of the […]

Is your bathroom at risk for water damage?

A leaky faucet that drips one drop per second can waste more then 3,000 gallons of water a year. Leaks in homes can use more than 1 trillion gallons of water each year, an average of 10,000 gallons per household. The most common sources of leaks are toilet flappers, dripping faucets and other leaking valves, […]

Join ICC Restoration and Cleaning Services in supporting Hope for the Journey Home

Find out how you can help below ICC Restoration and Cleaning Services is a supporter of a Hope for the Journey Home, a shelter for families that are experiencing temporary homelessness in Ramsey and Washington Counties. We recently donated labor and materials at a home that will be used to help families who are transitioning […]

How Agents Can Change Their Strategy, Make Marketing Campaigns a Success

The insurance industry is a highly competitive market, and as such, agents must make marketing their top priority in order to grow their business and beat out competition. Not only are agents competing against one another, they are also battling big agencies for business opportunities. For that reason, it is critical that insurance agents develop, […]

What Does Volleying a Ball Have to Do With Teamwork?

At our ICC monthly meeting recently, we challenged our employees with a fun team building exercise–to volley the ball back and forth while walking to the target and then sinking it into the basket. ICC Team Work Team Building 2 ICC Team Work Team Building While the volley exercise was a fun way to exemplify […]

How Facility Managers Can Demonstrate Value While Creating a More Efficient Property

A new year often leads people to strive for improvement. In the commercial sector, this is true of facility managers (FM) department who are looking for new and innovative ways to contribute to their company’s bottoms line, not just as a source of using resources. As such, it is important for those FMs to demonstrate […]

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