How Fire Alarm Monitoring Works And Why You Would Want It

If a fire alarm goes off, your reaction is to get everyone out of the building, then call 911. However, by the time you accomplish that, most of the building could be engulfed in flames, and by the time the fire department arrives, you may have lost the building. For construction contractors, that is a nightmare because you have to explain to the owner of the property that the building was lost to fire. [Read More]

Inundated By Government Documents With Personal Information? How To Cope

The government way of handling information is to always send everything in triplicate. At least, that is the old joke. However, if you currently receive any sort of aid from the government, or you receive government benefits, you will find that you get a ton of notifications by mail, all with your social security number or other personal information on them. Since it's dangerous to your financial well-being to throw these documents away, you are cornered into keeping them. [Read More]

3 Tips For Maintaining Your Swimming Pool

Making the decision to install a private swimming pool on your property will give your family and friends access to a source of entertainment during the warm summer months. In order to ensure that your pool remains in good condition over time, you need to know how to properly maintain this water feature. Here are three tips that you can use to more effectively maintain your private pool in the future. [Read More]

Ways To Control Moisture In Your Basement

If there's a damp or musty smell coming from your basement, you need to step in fast to minimize damage and prevent mold and mildew from taking over your home. How you tackle humidity problems will depend on the cause, but here are the most common ways to control moisture in your basement. Eliminate Water Seepage Water from outside can leak into your basement. You may notice it at the wall-floor juncture, and it could be coming from cracks in the wall itself or around the foundation. [Read More]