2015

Fix And Enhance Heating Systems Before Winter's Icy Grip

As cooler months herald the coming of winter, these milder days are the perfect time to test your heating systems. It's better to find a heating failure while you're still debating long sleeves versus short sleeves than when the winter chills to the bone, so consider a few issues to resolve for continued comfort as the seasons shift. Wiring Failure May Be The Easiest Fix Heating systems have wiring in multiple areas that are connected but fixed in very different ways.

Getting Your House Ready For Dear Old Saint Nick: What You Need To Know

During the autumn months, as the leaves begin to turn vibrant hues of red and orange, and a chill enters the air once more, your mind cannot help but to think ahead to cozy nights by the fire, and of course, a lovely white Christmas. However, if you want Saint Nick to make a happy and successful stop at your house this holiday season, there are some steps you will need to take this fall to be sure your home is ready for his annual visit.

3 Tips For Preparing Your Outdated Roof For Tornado Season

Your outdated roof may not look the greatest, but as long as it has not sprung any leaks, if you are like a lot of homeowners, you will just try to weather the storms through tornado season. It is always best to keep your roof as sound as possible and have it maintained by a professional when you can. However, there are a few things you can handle on your own if you have to wait to get professional repairs and you are concerned that high winds will be bringing with them a lot of roof damage.

When Working In An Enclosed Space Requires Confined Space Safety Training

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has a lot of regulations in place to help protect workers like you from dangerous working conditions. In many situations, OSHA requires that workers take special safety training in order to do certain jobs; this is designed to help ensure that you know how to keep yourself as safe as possible when working in potentially hazardous job fields. For example, forklift operators are typically required to take special forklift operating classes to ensure that they aren't a danger to themselves or other workers around them when they are operating this heavy and potentially dangerous equipment.

3 Alternatives For Your Septic System When Soil Tests Fail

Conventional septic systems are used when the soil on a property allows for filtering of waste. The soil on your property may not be suitable for a conventional system. This can be due to poor soil or high water tables. When your soil test fails to pass, you need to have an alternative system. Here are some of the options you have when you have problems with your soil test: