Archive for December, 2013
Did you know that, among 770 workers with face injuries, only 1% wore protective face masks or gear? Debris, falling objects, electrocutions, and burns threaten industrial operations and maintenance workers on a day-to-day basis. Business owners can create a safe work environment, protect workers, and protect productivity, production, and company assets using simple safety tips.
- Enforce the Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Personal protective equipment (PPE), including hard hats, gloves, hearing protection, respirators, steel-toed boots, and safety goggles, dramatically reduces the likelihood of worker injury – and can even save lives. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falling objects are responsible for over 33% of head injuries. The
Are you looking for high end interior designers to help you furnish your home to suit your individual style and tastes? You may be seeking these services for a single room or even your entire home. Did you know that according to statistics from the Bureau of Labor, interior designers typically become certified with a bachelors degree in interior design before practicing? Also, there are more than 10,000 interior design companies in the United States. In addition to high end interior designers who focus mainly on furnishing the interior space, there are also structural interior designers. These designers focus on the placement of walls, windows, and doors, allowing for a functional space for any purpose. High end interior designers choose color schemes, furniture and decorations for a residentia
According to statistics from HomeAdvisor, the average cost of hiring a plumbing service company when a problem arises is just over $350. But making those payments is a problem that virtually every homeowner has to deal with at one point or another, if not regularly, during the course of owning a home. Though every home is different, and no two will go through all of the same problems, there are a handful that happen consistently. Fortunately, the professionals who provide complete plumbing services will understand lots of plumbing tips and tricks and be able to quickly diagnose and fix those problems. Leaky Taps Though it might seem like a mi
According to the Fair Market Rents statistics established by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the median cost for renting a studio apartment in the United States $560. In major cities however, that number goes up significantly, and it can be tough to afford anything bigger, especially for young professionals or recent college grads who are just beginning their careers. Fortunately, if all you can afford is a studio apartment, you can install room dividers like privacy walls to help clearly define living spaces. That can be a blessing for those who feel a bit claustrophobic living in an apartment where their kitchen and bedroom might seem to be attached. One of the biggest problems you might encounter when living in a studio apartment is staying organized. Because there is not always a lot o
Retaining wall systems are great for any household. They help prevent flooding and erosion to property that surrounds both residential and commercial areas. In fact, these walls are often what saves the foundations of residential and commercial areas from the effects of floods and erosion. There are tons of different retaining wall materials. Typically, retaining wall materials include wood, brick, concrete or stone. Plus, of these retaining wall materials, you choose from hundreds of different more specific kinds. For example, if you want to choose stone as your retaining wall materials, there are hundreds of different kinds of stones like boulders or gabion style, that could make for an amazingly efficient and aesthetically pleasing Continue Reading No Comments
Heating and AC repair is one of those “joys of home-owning” that most of us just can’t escape. There’s no substitute for having a skilled heating and air conditioning repair service on hand, but there are a few things you can do to keep your system up and running with as little extra help as possible. If you do your best to stay current on these procedures, you just might find your calls to the heating and AC repair service becoming less and less frequent.
- Look for Obstructions Check your ducts, filters, blower, and coils for obstructions regularly, especially if there is a noticeable lack of airflow through a specific vent. Remove the filter complet