Category: Safety

10 Tips for Mold and Mildew Removal 0

10 Tips for Mold and Mildew Removal

Water is always the cause of mold and mildew, but finding the source of the problem can seem like an unsolvable mystery. Follow our tips for using some handy gadgets and basic detective work...

Earthquake Emergency Kits: What You Need 0

Earthquake Emergency Kits: What You Need

Earthquakes are an unpredicted, natural disaster and people should be ready with earthquake emergency kits. They are the scariest ones that can cause a lot of damage in a short amount of time. The...

Cut Down on Construction Waste 0

Cut Down on Construction Waste

Waste materials at construction sites typically fill several large dumpsters that are eventually emptied into landfills. We put a 1,500-square-foot addition on our home that involved the removal of the old garage roof and...

The Fight Over Fire Sprinklers in New Homes 0

The Fight Over Fire Sprinklers in New Homes

About 3000 Americans die in house fires every year. Beginning in January 2011, a change to the International Residential Code (IRC) aims to reduce that number by making fire sprinklers mandatory in all new...

Fire Sprinklers: Coming to a Home Near You 0

Fire Sprinklers: Coming to a Home Near You

Fire sprinklers are usually thought of in retail and office contexts. However, their proven life- and property-saving abilities have led to their inclusion in the International Residential Code, effective in 2011. In this article,...

Home Invaders 0

Home Invaders

WE LIKE NATURE on certain terms — as in, the less of it inside the house, the better. So perhaps you can understand what compelled C.W. Roseburr to smoke a family of raccoons out...