Category Archive: Safety Tips

10 Summer Heat Safety Tips

The blistering summer sun is a boon after the seemingly endless months of a chilling, icy winter. Many people celebrate the arrival of summer days with outings to the beach, long road trips, and poolside gatherings. While the sun brings welcoming weather, the intense heat can be dangerous. Take extra precautions during the hottest months …

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13 Fireworks Safety Tips

People have used fireworks to celebrate special occasions and holidays like the 4th of July for decades. Currently, all states in the U.S. allow for the sale of some types of fireworks during the year, except Massachusetts. The types of fireworks available for sale vary by state; some only allow sparklers and other small ones …

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What to Do When the Sump Pump Isn’t Working

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The increase in rainfall in the spring and early summer has already been felt throughout the U.S.  Some areas have been dealing with wet conditions for weeks while others have experienced flooding conditions due to excess rain. If you live in one of these areas affected by rain, then you know that one of the …

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13 Kitchen Fire Safety Tips

As the most frequented space in the home, the kitchen is the ideal spot to catch a quick bite, cook a three-course meal and gather with friends and family. The kitchen, with its innumerable appealing features that cater to daily living, is also where 40 percent of home fires start. Causes of Kitchen Fires Careless …

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How to Fix a Leaking Roof

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Commercial buildings require maintenance to continue offering prime functionality. An important part of building upkeep is maintaining the roof, which typically starts to show signs of deterioration 15-20 years after the initial installation. When unforeseeable situations cause a roof to spring a leak, property managers are advised to act quickly. Extensive water damage can spread …

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Most Common Causes of Water Damage

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Water damage can occur anywhere at any time, but you may be surprised that many floods and excessive damage are caused by the same source. This blog will discuss the most common causes of water damage, how to prevent it, and the professionals to call to have it cleaned up. The most common causes of …

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8 Frequently Asked Questions About Water Damage

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1. What causes water damage? Unlike wind damage, water damage comes from a wide variety of sources. Heavy rain in a short amount of time, a broken pipe, a backed-up sewage line, and a leaking appliance are all common sources of water damage. No matter how excess water gets into your home or business, the …

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How to Prevent Fires in Apartments

Of course an apartment has the same fire hazards that a house would, but when a fire breaks out in one home in a building, all tenants at risk. There are also fewer options to evacuate when these situations occur as many apartment doors are inside the building. This makes it even more crucial to …

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9 Spring Flooding Prevention Tips

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After that long and unusually cold winter, it can be a huge relief to finally go outside without wearing 10 pounds of layers. But spring does have its drawbacks as snow doesn’t just disappear with warm temperatures. There’s nowhere for snow to go except underground and into foundations, not to mention the excess rain that’s …

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Safety Tips for Commercial Roofers

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Roof workers are vulnerable to a host of safety concerns when they perform roofing responsibilities high on a commercial roof. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a part of the United States Department of Labor, which sets clear guidelines and rules to help protect employees, like roof workers. OSHA offers a level of …

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