Meeting Maxons!

Meetign Maxons

Our Blog series, “Meeting Maxons!” continues this week. We will hear from Griffin, our Project Coordinator, about his experiences at Maxons.

Q:  How long have you been with Maxons?

A:  1 year this month!

 

Q:  Do you remember what your impressions were of the company after being here for about a month?

A:  That pretty much everything we had talked about in interview about the culture of the company – that everyone really practiced what they preached.  We do what we say we will do – and everyone cares about what they do.  And that I had never seen so many people so happy to come to work.

 

Q:  What was the first thing you had to learn when joining the team?

A:  Our database – once you learn that you have everything else available to you!  But understanding a work flow was important.  I liked learning the process, and how I fit into it. Everything in the process led to everything else.

 

Q:  What is the most important thing you have learned since you have been here?

A:  When we work together there is nothing we can’t do.  Every issue we have had, we have come together as a team to resolve it.

 

Q:  Why do you have a passion for this industry?

A:  I think it is because it is tied to what I chose to do in my spare team, being a volunteer fire fighter.  I like helping people.

 

Q:  Which company core value speaks to you the most – and why?

A:  Optimism – because a lot of what we deal with is looking at a glass half empty, and it is our job to help them see it is actually half full.   That we are going to get them back on their feet.

 

Q:  What is your favorite Maxons story?

A:  Our outings are so fun!  We work so hard, when we get together and have a good time it is really delightful.  We also get to see more of each other’s personalities – it is so great!  We are a fun group!

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Have A Safe & Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a just a day away, across the country will be taking to the kitchen to whip up a feast.
Maxons wants to ensure everyone is taking every precaution to cook safely and prevent fires.

Cooking is the leading cause of home fires on Thanksgiving Day, and the risk of cooking-related fires remains elevated all through the holidays.  Stay alert when you’re in the kitchen and pay attention to what you’re cooking.

Maxons offers the following tips for safe holiday cooking:

  • Stay in the kitchen when you are frying, grilling, broiling or boiling food. If you must leave the room, even for a short time, turn off the stove.
  • Have a safety zone: keep children and pets three feet away from the stove and oven.
  • Never hold a child or pet while cooking.
  • Avoid wearing loose clothing or dangling sleeves while cooking.
  • Keep potholders, oven mitts, towels and anything flammable away from your stovetop.
  • Clean food and grease from burners and the stovetop.
  • If you must use a turkey fryer, keep it outside, away from buildings and other structures, such as garages, carports and decks and in view when it is on. The turkey should be thawed before frying. Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Keep an ABC multi-purpose dry chemical fire extinguisher nearby. Never use water on a grease fire. Water can cause hot grease to splatter.
  • As always, have a working smoke alarm installed on every level of the home and in each bedroom or sleeping area. Each member of the household should know the home fire escape plan and practice it twice per year. Guests should be aware of the escape plan and the location of any fire extinguishers in case there is an emergency.

 

Be happy and stay safe, 

Maxons Restorations