All posts tagged "safety"
Show Notes: Holiday Home Safe and Sound
The holiday countdown has begun. James and Morris will get you in tune with home safety, winter weather preparation, and cleaning tips. If you read our Family Handyman article about Snap Power and would like to purchase them...
- Posted November 28, 2015
Safety: Fall/Winter Home Safety & Security
Fall and winter mean shorter days, colder weather, and less natural light to safely traverse paths outdoors and hallways indoors. The change in seasons also ushers in the need to fire up the furnace and-or stoke the fireplace...
- Posted November 26, 2015
Electrical Safety & GFCI’s
Do the lights in your home often flicker or dim? Does your television picture shrink when an appliance goes on? Do you have extension cords strung all over your home due to a shortage of electrical outlets?...
- Posted November 14, 2015
On Extension Cords
One important device that many of us take for granted is the extension cord. It becomes an important matter when we have a lamp with a cord that is too short to reach the nearest plug. Hence,...
- Posted November 13, 2015
Show Notes: Keep Your Home Safe and Dry
Want to keep your home safe and dry? Learn how to conquer the drip, spot the leaks and learn all about the newest water detection devices and gadgets that might save your home from going down in...
- Posted November 8, 2015
Safety: A Fire Escape Plan
Fire has been a number one household danger ever since the day, many eons ago, when our prehistoric ancestors got the idea of bringing fire indoors for cave heating and dinosaur cooking. Since then, accidents and total...
- Posted November 3, 2015
New Smoke Detector Technology Can Save Lives!
It’s the time of year again when days grow shorter and nights longer and for most of the U.S., clocks “fall back” an hour. This twice annual time change serves as an excellent reminder to replace smoke...
- Posted November 1, 2015
Stapler: Holding Things Together
When we begin think about a project the first thing that comes to mind is what will be used to hold everything together – nails, screws or nuts and bolts, a hammer, a screwdriver and maybe even...
- Posted October 12, 2015
Show Notes: RemodelingShow/Deck Expo
Live from Chicago, the 2015 Remodeling Show/Deck Expo and JLC Live Residential Construction Show, “Peer to Peer”. This is the leading national trade event for the remodeling, deck-building and residential construction industries. This year’s event brought together...
- Posted October 4, 2015
4 Safety Rules When Using A Ladder
Here are some statistics that may cause you to be more careful when using a ladder. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons published some statistics that illustrate the dangers of ladder accidents. • In the U.S. more than...
- Posted October 4, 2015