Archive for February, 2018
If you’re having floor work conducted within your home, you’ll want to know about the potential dangers of VOCs associated with a material known as polyurethane. You’ll find that VOCs stands for volatile organic compounds. High concentrations of these materials have been shown to be hazardous to human health. It’s understandable to avoid side effects with VOC exposure associated with polyurethane materials that are commonly used to treat floors. It’s understandable to ask yourself what are polyurethane fumes and how will they affect me? With that in mind, here are four dangers of exposure to polyurethane fumes.
- Breathing Problems
There are many polyurethane fumes side effects, one of which is experiencing problems related to how you breathe. Many symptoms of being exposed
If you’re wondering how to paint a porch or really anything else in your home, you need to keep a few things in mind.
First up on your list when you wonder how to paint a porch or another part of your home should be safety. Paints with a high volatile organic compound (or VOC) content can actually be hazardous to the health of your and your family if you’re around them all the time. Though it’s less of a concern when wondering how to paint a porch (as VOCs are inhaled at a much more diluted concentration than when they are present in paint indoors), it’s still something to keep in find, as low VOC paint or paint totally free from volatile organic compounds is always ideal
Roadway lighting is something we all depend on, and likely take for granted. In fact, we take a lot of lighting for granted, from the halogen bulb in your bedside lamp to the LED parking garage lighting downstairs. In fact, we use an incredible amount of lighting. In a lot of areas, laws require that parking garage lighting be activated for 24 hours a day. And the lighting is responsible for 22% of all the electricity generated in the whole United States. Of all the lighting we depend upon, roadway lighting is some of the
Are you a home or business owner who understands the risks that power outages cause to your family or organization? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of people just like you are purchasing items like standby generators for just that reason. The fact is, you never know when you will lose power, and if it happens you don’t want your loved ones or employees to be in any sort of danger. Below are just three of the biggest reasons that you should be looking into generator installation:
Grid Outages - Did you know that from January to June, 2014 there were 130 reported grid outages? That is over twenty per month! The cause of these grid outages can vary from waning infrastructure to trees and animals on power lines and near transformers. If you live in an area of the country that
Everyone would love to lower their energy bills. Our heating and cooling systems are one of the biggest items on those bills, so keeping those systems maintained well so they work at peak efficiency is a key to keeping those bills under control. Heating is especially expensive; and especially key. From high-tech thermostats to furnace maintenance, here are three tips to help you minimize your heating costs this winter:
Start out With the Right Furnace and ThermostatIf you?ve got an energy effic
Residential electrical systems. It sounds like something out of a movie, like “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.” In that movie, the lead actor messes with electricity to shrink his kids. It leads to a horrible situation, where the kids must fend for themselves. Against rodents. Against toys. Against pets.
Residential electrical means more than that, however. Residential electrical refers to the system of wires and electricity that runs through a home. This electricity feeds the lighting system. It makes the stove top and over work. It makes that handy microwave heat food.
And the residential electrical system makes another thing continue humming. Because without it, a person would be