Fire Prevention Week is October 5 – October 12. This is a great opportunity to keep up with some standard maintenance on your home. Performing checks on smoke alarms, carbon dioxide detectors, sprinkler systems and fire extinguishers are simple tasks that can make a big difference on the safety of your family and your home.
Exterior wooden decks and balconies get exposed to wide ranges of temperatures, to the hot sun, rain and snow. This kind of weather variation can take a beating on your exterior decks. You can prolong the life of your decks and balconies by sealing them with the appropriate products. Seal exterior wooden decks Read More
That small side table you bought and put together was one great victory. Now you want to redo the bathroom, but you have no idea where to start. We should all know how to put up drywall and fix plumbing, right?
Hiring a handyman can be one of the best decisions of your life. But the search for that perfect handyman can create a whole other set of concerns. The last thing you want is to hire someone and then have to spend more money fixing their mistakes. Read More
Did you know that a glass water bowl and the sun’s rays can actually start a fire on a wooden deck? Or that your pet could accidentally knock over a candle with a simple wag of a tail? Maybe your cat is curious enough to create a little trouble by shifting a wash towel near enough to a stove to start a fire?
Prepare Your Home
Preparing your home to avoid fires when you have pets at home is like having child safety precautions. Like children, we walk around our homes and add the necessary precautions to protect them. The same goes for our pets. Pet fire safety is often overlooked because people do not know what can actually cause a fire. As we know fires can hurt our beloved pets and our homes.
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How do you know your air system is actually healthy and clean? I bet you never thought to vacuum vents in your home. But your HVAC (Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system delivers conditioned air to each of your various rooms through filters. These vents can be in the floors, in your side walls, or even in your ceilings depending on your house layout. When vents are on the floor, they are still collecting dust and any Read More