Category Archive: Safety Tips

Tips to Prevent and Repair Leaks in Commercial Buildings

When there’s a water leak in a commercial building, it can be expensive to address. This is not only because of the money that needs to be spent on any repairs and restoration for commercial water damage, but also because of how it hinders the function of your business. If the damage is severe enough, …

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Childproofing Your Home: Protect Them from Fires and Burns

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Every year, thousands of children are rushed to hospitals from playing with fire hazards around the house. But many of these accidents can be prevented, such as keeping matches away from their reach. Here are some more fire safety tips for parents to protect kids from fires and burns. Fire Safety in the Home Establish …

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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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