Maintain Your Pipes and Your Business

  • Tips For Preventing Falls When Bathing The Elderly

    8 July 2015

    A fall can disable an elderly individual and cause health problems that will permanently detract from his or her quality of life. The elderly are particularly susceptible to falls while bathing because of hazards like slippery floors.  The following are important tips that can help prevent falls among the elderly while showering or bathing: Have grab bars installed Getting a walk in tub is not enough to maximize safety for the elderly in a bathroom.

  • Reasons To Upgrade Your Cabin To Propane Heating

    25 June 2015

    Do you own a rustic farmhouse or forest cabin? Do you plan on using it as a winter holiday vacation spot or perhaps even moving in on a permanent basis? Keeping warm when it's below freezing outside can be challenging, especially while away from civilization. Here are some reasons to upgrade from wood to also using propane heating: Saves space: As you're no doubt already aware, wood can take up a significant amount of room.

  • 3 Fire Protection Tips Every Family Should Know

    15 June 2015

    While fireproofing your home primarily means using items such as fire extinguishers, fire detectors and sprinkler systems, it also means using some common sense fire protection techniques as well. Many people know, theoretically at least, that a fire could happen to them someday. However, most people think it will happen to someone else, until the day that you are someone else. Here are some little things you can do that can go a long way toward keeping you and your belongings safer in the event of a fire.

  • 3 Energy Efficient Home Construction Materials You Won't Want To Miss

    1 June 2015

    Building a new home is a significant investment, but one that can be well worth it, if done right. While there are a number of energy efficient materials to choose from, listed below are three with some of the highest energy efficiency and return on investment. Learn more about these materials and the benefits you'll receive by using them in your new home construction.   Steel Frames Your home needs a strong frame, which is why it's important to carefully consider all frame options available to you.

  • Dealing With A Damaged Asphalt Driveway? Fix It Instead Of Replacing It With Concrete

    18 May 2015

    If you're considering replacing your damaged and stained asphalt driveway with poured concrete, but you don't want to spend a lot of money, repair the current asphalt instead. There are many advantages to repairing the asphalt, instead of replacing the driveway completely and pouring concrete. Asphalt is great for a driveway because it's quiet, it expands in the heat and constricts in the cold to prevent damages, and it's hard to notice stains from automobiles or oil or gas from other tools.

  • Business Owners: Helpful Ways To Keep Your Parking Lot In Pristine Condition

    29 April 2015

    As a business owner, a vital part of your property is the parking lot. This is where customers drive and park, so it needs to be in pristine condition. You can keep the parking lot maintained with ease by taking these steps: Sealcoat Surface In order to ensure your parking lot holds up for as long as possible, you can sealcoat the surface. This essentially puts an invisible, protective coating on the surface, safeguarding your parking lot from many things.

  • Regular Maintenance Can Help Keep Your Air Conditioner Cool And Efficient

    14 April 2015

    A properly running air conditioner can mean the difference between comfort and misery in hot weather. And beyond that, in extreme conditions, an air conditioner can help prevent serious conditions like heatstroke. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, using an air conditioner is the best way to prevent heat-induced illness and death. To keep your air conditioner from going out when you need it most, maintenance is key.