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Dangers of Frayed Lamp and Appliance Wires

You might be taking a huge risk that you’re not even aware of. In today’s electricity-powered world, we have an excess of cords. This doesn’t just tie back to smartphones and laptops, though. We also have lamps, microwaves, coffee makers, and toasters. Our televisions are constantly plugged in, as are… Read more »

Dryer Lint is a Bigger Fire Hazard Than You Think

The latest statistics from the U.S. Fire Administration cite that over 2,900 dryer vent fires occur annually, causing $35 million in damages and resulting in 100 injuries and five deaths per year. What to do? Simply keep your dryer vent lint-free. Accumulated lint in dryer vents is the leading cause… Read more »

Restoration – This is No Time for Second Best™

Fire, water and termite damage are likely the three biggest damage situations that a property owner will face. The damage and restoration needs for each of these situations is usually high, and the numerous repair or replacement decisions that each requires are complex. Adding to the complexity is that many… Read more »

Smart Storage Habits

Attics, garages and basements often become cluttered with things that are out of sight and out of mind, and as a result these places can pose many risks. Rodents, mold and mildew love dank, dark, messy places. Safety issues mount when papers and storage boxes in attics create fire hazards.… Read more »

Identifying and Avoiding Indoor Mold Issues

It is widely known that mold is the leading cause of respiratory issues. Smaller, less ventilated homes are susceptible, as well as homes with their heating and air conditioning systems sealing the residence for long periods of time. Mold is magnified by three situations: stagnant air, still water, and excessive… Read more »

How To Safely Bypass Demonstrations

We live in an uncertain world. It seems like every day there is a news report regarding a demonstration that took place. While many demonstrations are peaceful, they can also turn violent. An angry mob of people is no more fun to deal with than a natural disaster such as… Read more »

7 Common Workplace Safety Hazards

Accidents can happen anywhere. While we often aren’t prepared for an accident in the workplace, our offices are filled with many different types of hazards. Being that most of us spend 40+ hours per week at our office, it’s important to know what the potential hazards are and how they… Read more »