Fire Prevention Week: Commemorating the Great Chicago Fire
Every year we come upon the week of October 9th, and amongst pictures of pumpkins and foliage, we find daily campaigns of fire safety and prevention. You may be familiar with the week itself, and even recognize its faithful mascot, Sparky the Fire Dog, but it wasn’t always just about education and public awareness. The reason for designating this week actually goes back to the tragedy of a particular day
On the evening of October 8th, 1871 a fire started around a small barn in the city of Chicago. With wood and highly flammable roofing materials being the predominant building supplies of the city, strong southwest winds, and a few errors in the emergency response, the small barn fire turned devastating for the city. Adding to the perfect recipe for disaster, the…
What’s Happening Labor Day Weekend on Cape Cod
It only SEEMS like the last “hurrah” of Summer on Cape Cod! Here are a few suggestions of events taking place this weekend. For a full list, please visit the CapeCod.com event page. FRI…
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Don't Take Our Word For It
Nandini T. wrote a wonderful note on our Certificate of Satisfaction for Whalen Restoration Services Inc.- June 28, 2018 "We are so impressed by the attention to detail, workmanship & professionalism during the process of remediation & reconstruction of our condo following flood damage. Our project manager, Jason, was readily available & extremely responsive to us. He managed ALL the details, small & large, from packing the contents of our condo to troubleshooting missing tile & then making sure our things were put back exactly as we left them. They house was professionally cleaned & spotless when we returned after the repairs. We highly recommend Whalen & would gladly use…
Spring Update from Whalen Restoration Services
Signs of spring burst all around the Cape back in February! Although it may not be time to start packing away your winter clothes just yet it is a great time to start on your annual cleaning & organizing. This year why not go a little greener with it
Nix the air fresheners and open up those windows! Toss the scented aerosols and freshen things up with fresh cut flowers instead. Forget chemicals and use mixes of baking soda and essential oils for deodorizing. Use low-VOC paints.
Register an address and you start getting paper solicitations and direct marketing cards. Open a line of credit and you get loads of other offers. The amount of paper waste we make every year adds up to over 2000 pounds! What can…
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How to Prune, Trim and Shape Your Shrubs
Proper trimming techniques will keep shrubs and hedges healthy and liven up your landscape. Here's what you need to know.