All posts tagged "safety"
Handy Tips For Any Handy Man
This week we endeavor to share with you various handy tips that are both clever and useful. Deck Safety Check Recent accidents in the news, where decks collapsed, underscore the need for proper construction and periodic deck...
- Posted July 16, 2015
Home Inspections: Inspecting For Safety
It was Saturday morning. We were on the air. A caller wanted to know what the gizmo was that sat on the top of his water heater. He said a copper pipe went from the gizmo to...
- Posted July 1, 2015
Firework Safety for Adults and Kids
Each July Fourth, thousands of people, most often children and teens, are injured while using consumer fireworks. Everyone enjoys fireworks, especially in the festive Fourth of July season. But consumers need to be careful about where they...
- Posted June 30, 2015
Beefing Up Home Security
When we were kids our folks rarely locked the front door to our home. Consequently, we could have never been classified as “latch-key children” since we never had to carry a key. Times have changed and an...
- Posted June 23, 2015
Safety: Smoke Detectors
Here are some statistics that may shock you. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), “U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,240,000 fires. These fires resulted in 3,240 civilian fire fatalities, 15,925 civilian fire injuries...
- Posted June 20, 2015
Protecting Your Home from Termites
For most Americans, our home is our single biggest investment. And with property values being what they are, it isn’t a bad one at that. There are only a few things that can come between you and...
- Posted June 19, 2015
Air Quality in Your Home Can Be Up To 10 Times More Polluted Than Outdoor Air!
According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the air quality in your home can be up to ten times more polluted than outdoor air. Ironically, this condition is due in part to the significant advancements that...
- Posted June 14, 2015
Skylights Improve Light, Ventilation, and Safety!
Today, more so than ever, skylights of all shapes, types and sizes are being included in planning for both residential remodeling and new home construction. Skylights are now a serious consideration for virtually any room in the...
- Posted June 10, 2015
Hardware Goes Green: Environmentally Friendly Products
Every year we have the pleasure of attending the National Hardware Show. This year’s industry-only event consisted of 3,500 exhibitors who showcased the latest and greatest in hand tools, power tools, lawn and garden equipment – just...
- Posted June 7, 2015
Show Notes: Deck & Patio Summer Updates
It’s time to get your deck or patio ready for summer living by giving it a safety check and improve the livability by adding lighting. Spruce it up with new bright cushions and color then enjoy ! Thank you to our...
- Posted June 6, 2015