Field Service Inspectors & Contractors Needed

Regional Field Services Company Seeking Contractors & Inspectors

Successful Regional Field Services company is seeking persons who are interested in growing with us.We have mortgage field inspections in the following counties in: Mobile & Baldwin1. Good Computer Skills …must be able to send/receive email, navigate websites2. Digital Camera required with geo coding/ Smart phone with GPS3. Reliable economical Vehicle (30+mpg)4. Current car insurance and valid driver’s license5. Continue Reading

Big Island Property Preservation LLC

Big Island Property Preservation | Keauhou HI

Big Island Property Preservation

Keauhou HI

Big Island Property Preservation is a full service remediation company that serves the entire State of Hawaii.  We offer a wide range of remediation services for condominiums, homes, commercial and industrial structures.

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Winterizing Sprinker and Irrigation Systems

Winterizing Sprinkler & Irrigation Systems

Winterizing Sprinkler & Irrigation Systems
an excerpt from:
Property Preservation Winterization: Contractor Guide & Reference
Available in Kindle format

and as a PDF Download

Outside sprinkler/irrigation systems need to be thoroughly drained. In cold weather areas these systems are typically designed to easily accommodate the draining of the system. Winterization of irrigation systems is best performed by a professional; usually a landscaping company but if you find you must winterize one yourself, these steps are pretty much the standard procedure followed:

turn off water supply to the system and zip-tie the shut-off in the closed position
insure your air compressor is capable of blowing out the irrigation plumbing system. Some systems are quite large. A compressor that can supply at least 150 cfm (cubic feet per minute) at a pressure of 75 pounds is sufficient for most residential properties. Continue Reading

USDA Handbook Chapters Added To CubicYard Download Library

USDA Handbook Chapters Added To Download Library

More Free Downloads
Three new and free files were added to the CubicYard Download Library:

USDA Obligations Related To Property Possession and Preservation

The purpose of this Administrative Notice (AN) is to clarify the provisions of RD Instruction 1980-D regarding the content and submission requirements for Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program (SFHGLP) lender/servicer real estate owned (REO) property
disposition plans (PDP) and incorporate guidance regarding occupied REO. Free

USDA Handbook Chapter 15: Managing Custodial and REO Property

The Agency assumes management responsibility for 2 types of properties: custodial and real estate owned (REO). Custodial property is borrower-owned property which has been abandoned. REO is Agency-owned property to which the Agency has acquired title, either as a result of foreclosure or conveyance by deed in lieu of foreclosure. This chapter outlines the requirements for management of each type of property. Continue Reading

Property Preservation Contractor Reputation Is Heavily Influenced by What Others Say About Your Work

What’s Your Reputation

Property Preservation Contractor Reputation


Timely And Accurate Communications

In addition to doing superb work, there are a few things that will boost your reputation. One of the most mentioned in the property preservation industry, along with documentation, is communication. Companies want to be able to get ahold of you when they need to and know that what you say is 100% reliable. For every property you work on, there is much more going on than you can even imagine. Your work is a key element in the overall scheme of things. Continue Reading

Winterized 10/24/2014

A Contractor Wants To Know Which Came First?

A Contractor Wants To Know
Which Came First
Low Fees or Shoddy Subs? Quoting from email sent to CubicYard:

The photo isn’t clear, so I’ll read aloud. This was a winterization completed by a 5 Brothers contractor on 10/24/2014. Yes, that is this year, approx two weeks ago. The bowl is filthy and completely dry. Continue Reading

Property Preservation Contractors Should Be Washing Their Hands Several Times During Preservation Services

When and How to Wash Your Hands

When and How to Wash Your Hands

When should you wash your hands? Before, during, and after preparing food
Before eating food
Before and after caring for someone who is sick
Before and after treating a cut or wound
After using the toilet
After changing diapers or cleaning up a child who has used the toilet
After blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing
After touching an animal, animal feed, or animal waste
After handling pet food or pet treats
After touching garbage

How should you wash your hands? Wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold), turn off the tap, and apply soap. Lather your hands by rubbing them together with the soap. Be sure to lather the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails. Continue Reading