3 Reasons To Implement Access Control Zones In Your Factory

Security for your factory is very important. Although you might have taken certain steps, such as having on-site security and plenty of security cameras, there is one step that you might not have taken -- implementing various access control zones. Basically, this involves requiring employees to swipe a badge or enter a code in order to enter an area of the factory. However, with various zones, you may have different access control stations that all require a badge swipe or other means of gaining entry. Read More 

3 Tips To Keep Your Pipes In Good Condition This Winter

No one really wants to deal with home plumbing repairs during the winter months. Keep your plumbing system in good condition this winter by implementing the tips below.  #1 Insulate Your Pipes One of the biggest challenges your pipes will face during the winter is the cold weather. Freezing temperatures outside can lead to freezing pipes inside of your house. The easiest way to prevent your pipes from freezing is to make sure that they are properly insulated. Read More 

Protect Your Flat Commercial Roof From Leaks This Winter

Flat commercial roofs are especially vulnerable to leaks in the winter. This is because, unlike sloped roofs, the water from snow and rain is more likely to stay trapped on the roof. By maintaining good drainage, repairing the caulk as necessary and by removing snow build up, you can prevent leaks on your flat roof. Clean and Recaulk This is a good activity to complete before the roof is covered in snow for the season. Read More 

Water Heater Safety: Important Dos And Don’ts For Homeowners

A water heater is one of those household appliances that many people tend to take for granted--until they run into a problem. Your home's water heater ensures that you always have warm water for a steamy shower/bath, a load of laundry, or even to wash the dishes. If poorly maintained, however, a residential water heater is not only going to need premature repair, but could even be a safety hazard to you and your loved ones. Read More 

4 Common Construction Site Safety Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Whether you're a construction site manager, contractor, or construction worker, the fact remains that there are some basic safety guidelines you need to follow every day while on the job. Unfortunately, many accidents occur each year on construction sites due to simple safety mistakes made by workers. By taking a moment to educate yourself on the most common causes of construction accidents and sharing them with those you work with, you just might be able to prevent a disaster. Read More