Memorial Day traditionally marks the beginning of summer: time to grill on the patio, take the boat out, work in the garden or make a dent on that list of home improvement projects. Whatever your chosen activity, here are some safety and consumer tips from our blog.
Why did I turn around and completely replace my asphalt shingle roof again in 2015? The 2004 roof was installed correctly and there were no major issues, such as wind or hail damage. However, the shingles were not living up to their life expectancy.
If you’ve driven a motor vehicle since COVID-19 restrictions were initiated in March 2020, you’ve undoubtedly noticed fewer vehicles on the road. You might think this would result in a reduction in overall auto crash rates in general and fatality rates in particular. Unfortunately, it appears just the opposite is happening. While actual miles driven have declined, crash and fatality rates have increased.
Cobblestone or interlocking paver driveways or sidewalks can be an attractive addition to your property, providing an architectural element not possible with cement or blacktop; however, cobblestone features may require additional maintenance.
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Automatic fire sprinklers can save lives and reduce property losses in the event of a fire. But to be effective, they must remain in good working order. Property owners can protect their buildings and occupants through a regular inspection, testing and maintenance program.
Many homeowners don’t recognize the plumbing leak risk that lies in plain sight within their home or condo: water supply lines.
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With the outside temperatures dropping, it is once again heating season, which means it is time to turn on your boiler. Keep in mind that, like us, boilers need air and personal space.
Proper maintenance can prevent the most common cause of dryer fires: lint buildup in dryer vents. Jayson Scott, national program director for Cincinnati’s fitness, sports and recreation program, offers tips for dryer maintenance in the August edition of ClubSolutions Magazine, a publication for health club operators. His tips can apply to any business or individual using a dryer.