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The worst day ever...

June 20th, 2017 started out like every other morning. It was my first day back to work after 2 back to back vacations. My book was packed with clients and I was ready to work full speed. Little did I know, we were about to be closed for business for a few days. This day was about to become the worst day ever in the salon.

I just started my first haircut for the day when I noticed a man pacing back and forth outside on a cell phone. I kept working on my client but I was starting to really feel uneasy with the man out front so I asked to be excused and went to see what was going on.

As I approached the front of my building I noticed the Fire department had just arrived, so I went flying outside to see what was going on. The only thing they would tell me at first was a pipe had burst in the empty building beside me over the breaker box which started to spark and then set off the sprinkler system. In a matter of no time the building was taking on water. I quickly realized the water was building up on the wall that separates my salon from the empty building. I didn't know what to do so I went back to finish my haircut and wait to hear from the fire department.

The property management just arrived along with Stanley Steamer. Yep, we were definitely going to be closed. Stanley Steamer went straight to work ripping my floors up and moving everything out of the way to set up vacuums and dryer fans. It took a few days to dry out the salon and as soon as the equipment was moved out we tried putting the salon back together even without a nice floor so we could work again. It wasn't attractive but we managed. It took about 2 months to get our new floor in and installed but after that, it felt like a home again. Now I think it looks better than before. Note to self, Good things can come out of bad situations. ;)


The property management just arrived along with Stanley Steamer. Yep, we were definitely going to be closed. Stanley Steamer went straight to work ripping my floors up and moving everything out of the way to set up vacuums and dryer fans. It took a few days to dry out the salon and as soon as the equipment was moved out we tried putting the salon back together even without a nice floor so we could work again. It wasn't attractive but we managed. It took about 2 months to get our new floor in and installed but after that, it felt like a home again. Now I think it looks better than before. Note to self, Good things can come out of bad situations. ;)



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