As the manager of a company or building, it's important to know what some of the safety risks are so that you take measures to not only protect your office space or building, but to also protect the people who are working inside. One of the biggest safety hazards in the workplace is fire. Here are the top four fire hazards found in the workplace to be aware of: Cigarettes: Hopefully, you have a designated smoking area that is away from the building enough that a fire cannot easily break out.
18 August 2017
If you own a piece of property with a large hill on it, you may be considering building a house on or into the hill. After all, houses on hillsides have a very quaint, cozy appearance. But before you hire a builder and start making serious plans, you have to make a very important decision about your hillside home. There are several different ways you can build on or in a hill, and you'll save yourself a lot of time if you decide which of them you prefer at the get-go.
25 July 2017
If you're involved in the decision-making for a business, you may have to decide on installing new, or replacing old air conditioning systems. While it may seem sensible from a financial standpoint, to consider a less costly residential unit, there are differences between commercial and residential air conditioning systems. Here are three reasons why it is wise to install only a commercial grade AC unit to adequately cool commercial buildings.
27 June 2017
If you move into a home and start to notice that the basement has spots that are wet from time to time, it may be time to ensure that the basement is properly waterproofed. There are some elements of waterproofing that you can do yourself, but others need to be taken care of by professionals. The guide below walks you through which elements of waterproofing you can do on your own and which you need to hire professionals to tackle for you.
1 February 2017
If your business has an asphalt parking lot and it is starting to show wear, you should consider having it sealcoated. This is an alternative to having your parking lot resurfaced. There are many advantages to having this done. The following are three things to consider. Sealcoating extends the life of your parking lot After a couple of years, an asphalt surface will start to degrade. Some of this is due to weather and part of this is due to traffic.
18 January 2017
If you rely on a septic tank to house sewage waste produced within your home, then you know how important regular maintenance and cleaning can be when it comes to ensuring your septic tank functions properly. In order to care for your septic tank, you will need to excavate the tank to make repairs, replace a faulty tank, or have your tank pumped out regularly. The first step in the excavation process is locating the septic tank so you know where to dig, a task which can be challenging.
3 January 2017
Having a water well can be a great thing. However, it can put your family at risk of certain problems that you might not have to worry about if you instead relied on a municipal water supply. Luckily, there are a few things that you can do to help negate these risks. Follow these tips so that you can gain peace of mind when using a water well to provide your family with the water that it needs.
15 December 2016