AMRestore Partner Polygon Helps NYC Church After Water Main Break

AMRestore Partner Polygon Helps NYC Church After a Water Main Break Earlier this month, a water main break caused extensive damage to Saint Peter’s Church in Midtown Manhattan. The damage not only impacted structural elements of the church, but the church’s piano, organ, and countless documents. AMRestore’s parent company, Polygon, worked with the church to […]

Polygon Sponsors CoSA Emergency Preparedness Series

Polygon Sponsors CoSA Emergency Preparedness Series As the owner or manager of an archives or records center, you can hope that you and your colleagues never have to experience an emergency situation. But all the hoping in the world won’t prevent flooding, fires, and other emergency scenarios from occurring. That’s why it’s essential that archivists […]

Planning for Disasters: Protection for Documents and Collectibles

Planning for Disasters: Protection for Documents and Collectibles As the summer surges on, Americans are getting closer and closer to that time of year where natural disasters become much more common. The summer sun heats the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, leading to hurricanes in that can level the East and Gulf Coasts. […]

Protecting School Libraries from Mold

In 2015, a leaky roof and faulty HVAC system at the Mark Twain House & Museum led to a mold infestation that affected at least 5,000 artifacts, including first editions of the famous author’s books, translations and other documents of interest. The institution was not alone with its condensation control problems. In 2016, the Carnegie […]

Water: The Ultimate Library Villain

Water: The Ultimate Library Villain There are more than 320,000 public libraries around the world. Adding to this figure are thousands of academic, government, research, museum, ecclesiastical, special topic, film, and home libraries. The largest libraries on the planet, such as the Library of Congress and British Library, house more than 15 million books, artifacts, […]

AMRestore: Protecting Your Family History

AMRestore: Protecting Your Family History People all over the world are gaining interest in learning more about their family history. DNA tells us a lot about where we come from, but historic documents can give provide exquisite details. That is why these documents must be preserved. The World Cup, while one of the most popular […]

AMRestore Saves School Materials When Mold Strikes

AMRestore Saves School Materials When Mold Strikes With summertime only a few months away, it’s time to start thinking about how excess temperature and moisture in school buildings work in concert to create an ideal environment for mold to thrive. High humidity, in particular, makes it easy for mold to damage soft goods. A wide […]

When Art, Culture, and History are at Stake, It’s Time to Call AMRestore

When Art, Culture, and History are at Stake, It’s Time to Call AMRestore Political activist, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator Marcus Garvey once stated, “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin, and culture is like a tree without roots.” As such, valuable historical texts, books, documents, artworks, and ancient artifacts enable future […]