Keeping Your Portland Home Safe

The City of Portland runs a Fire Blog to keep all of the Portland residents informed about fires in the area, fire prevention methods and activities that the fire fighters are participating in. Recently, there was a tragic apartment fire in which an individual passed away.

The fire occurred in two apartments one located on the first story and the other located right on top of the first apartment. When the fire fighters arrived they [...] Continue Reading…

Create an Action Plan for Floods

Suffering water damage in San Diego due to floods is one of the most destructive disasters that can be incurred upon a home or structure. The introductions of even small amounts of water into a San Diego home or structure can cause extensive damage to both the structure itself and to an individual’s or family’s personal belongings.
When water enters a residence or other structure it immediately begins to degrade and decay that material with [...] Continue Reading…

Knowing the Health Impact of Mold

Mold is a dangerous growth which has the potential to poison people who breathe in the air around it. It will commonly will grow in warm and damp areas, and is very adept at surviving and reproducing itself.

Mold is toxic to be around due to the spores released as it propagates. Essentially, mold will release spores into its environment, which will float on the air and then will nestle in many different locations in [...] Continue Reading…

Preparing for Winter

As Thanksgiving approaches and the first winter storms of the year begin to strike across the nations, people in Chicago find themselves gearing up for another winter in the Midwest. Residence of Chicago are no strangers to the devastating effects of winter weather on such things as their property and personal possessions, but as the winter approaches and brings again these threats to individuals and homeowners a reminder of what types of damages are [...] Continue Reading…

Rebuilding after a Disaster

Disasters do a lot of damage and harm when they impact an area. The damages and suffering have the potential to be quite severe.

There is no way to fully predict when something will happen, which is why emergency preparation is so important. Those who make the effort to be prepared and ready should be able to get through the experience much easier than those who are not.

Emergency preparation has various stages and levels of [...] Continue Reading…

What to Do With Your Broken PS3

If you’ve had your PlayStation 3 for a while, you may have experienced damage. Perhaps you have moved recently and the box got dropped. Perhaps you have small children, siblings, or nieces and nephews who don’t understand that a PlayStation is not the kind of toy they can take around the house. Whatever the case, PS3 repair is rarely something you can do on your own, but you probably want to avoid the cost [...] Continue Reading…

The Different Commercial Roofing Services

Commercial roofing is when a contractor is called to repair or install a roof on a place of business or a residential property. Storms cause tree branches to fall and sometimes those branches land on buildings and break the roof. Roofs wear out over time and start leaking and sometimes even fall in. Shingles break and the supporting plywood rots. Eventually you have to get the roof fixed or replaced. Not all handymen are [...] Continue Reading…

Your Garage Door is Convenient for Theives Too

Garage doors are a part of our everyday life and come standard with nearly all American homes. With the push of a button the door opens and you can park our vehicle or use your garage for storage. It’s equally as convenient for burglars and is a common entry point. Here are five tips to protect you property and yourself from thieves.

1. Close Your Garage

According to metropolitan police, garage doors are the entry point [...] Continue Reading…

Tips to Improve Your Visibility When Driving

When you’re driving it’s important to always keep in mind how dangerous what you’re doing really is. Here you are doing nothing short of steering a metal box on wheels at speeds that we as humans never evolved to go at. This is a potentially highly destructive piece of machinery that if it were to collide with another person or object could cause serious injury and a lot of property damage.

This is why it’s [...] Continue Reading…

Learn More about the Art of Plumbing

Plumbing is an essential service in a household and the general premises. This is because the water used in the household has to be channeled to their exact areas of usage. Therefore for one to achieve a perfect environment in the comfort of their homes, this service is needed.

 

It involves the coming up with a layout that will ensure clean water for domestic and industrial use is provided. It is different from a water [...] Continue Reading…