23 January 2015
When it comes to protecting your home, your front door should be one of the key areas you bolster. Since most break-ins to homes happen through a compromised front door, no expense should be spared when it comes to securing it. With a few economical hardware upgrades, you can fortify your front entry and make your home much more burglar-proof. Here are a few tips on how to achieve this.
20 January 2015
Electrical fires in homes are somewhat rare, but they do still occur and especially in homes with older wiring. The sad truth is that very often there are signs of the home's wiring being bare or frayed that homeowners overlook simply because they aren't familiar with these signs and what they mean, and so they neglect to have an electrician make repairs and upgrades before such a fire occurs. Consider some common signs of older wiring or of dangerous wiring in a home that should be replaced or repaired.
15 January 2015
There's no doubt that a fire is one of the most catastrophic events that any business can experience. Even though you take all of the necessary precautions, a fire can still happen. However, it's not completely up to you as a business owner to take the necessary steps to protect your business, because those that contracted the building you use to run your business from, as well as those that own the building, have a responsibility to protect the building from fire as well.
12 January 2015
The exterior of your commercial buildings provide prospective customers with their first impression of your business and should therefore be professionally landscaped to create an attractive environment. However, you should also take care not to have vegetation on your property that may cause safety hazards for customers, employees, and other pedestrians in the vicinity. For instance, if you live in an area that experiences significant rainfall during the autumn months, you should avoid planting large leafed maple trees near high-traffic areas of your property.
6 January 2015
Not only are bathroom accessories useful, they can be decorative as well. When choosing accessories for your bathroom, pick items that can work double duty. Consider your bathroom's color and decor theme, such as an island or garden-inspiered space, when buying the accessories. You can use the helpful items to help tie the overall look of the bathroom together. Keep these decorating tips in mind when choosing bathroom accessories: 1. Toothbrush Holders
31 December 2014
When it comes to winter, you rely on your home and heating system to protect you and your family from the harsh, cold weather that is to come. After all, that is what your home and furnace are designed to do, to keep you safe and warm in even the most extreme weather conditions. In a perfect world, this is how things would always be. You would never have to worry about an emergency backup plan in case your heating or electricity failed you during the cold winter months.
23 December 2014
That gas fired water boiler system you have in place to fuel the radiant heating you have in your home may be efficient, but of something goes wrong with the system, boiler repair can almost always ensure a professional service call will be necessary. While you have to wait for a professional from a company like Custom Comfort to arrive, you will be left trying to keep your family warm in a house with no main heat source at work.
18 December 2014
If you are having a plumber come in to tend to some repairs, you might want to ask him or her to leave any of the old PVC pipe for you to deal with. Instead of allowing the plumber to throw it all away, you can pick through it, clean up the good pieces of pipe, and reuse them for something else around the house. This way, you are not wasting anything and you will be able to create some incredible looking things for your home.