Home Improvement Safety Product Article Archive 2017-06-04T19:07:57+00:00

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Electrical Contractors Connect Homeowners With Home Automation

With new apps on the latest tablets and smartphones making it easier to manage their homes remotely, homeowners looking for greater comfort, safety and convenience can tap into their electrical contractors

Dogs And Cats At Risk From Mosquito-Borne Heartworm

This summer’s record-breaking number of West Nile virus cases has prompted major mosquito-control measures to combat the spread of the disease.

Door-to-Door Alarm System Sales Heat Up For Summer

Warm summer months tend to bring out sunscreen, swimsuits and alarm system salespeople.

Fire Safety CO2 Hazard Top List

As the cold weather keeps more people indoors, the risk of home fires and carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning incidents rises.

Werner Announces The Launch Of Their New User Focused Website

Werner Co. has launched a newly redesigned website to provide customers with complete product information and ensure that they have the tools necessary to make the best choice in ladders and other access equipment.

Christmas Tree Fires Likely To Be More Serious Than Average Home Fires

On average, one of every 18 reported home Christmas tree fires resulted in a death, compared to an average of one death per 141 total home fires.

Bright Ideas For Energy Efficient, Safe Holiday Lighting

By following some simple tips when hanging your lights, you’ll also have the peace of mind that your holidays will be safe, as well as bright.

Tips For Efficient And Safe Holiday Lighting

The tips below from the nation’s electric utility companies will help you to safely light up some energy savings—along with the neighborhood..

Electrical Contractors Help Seniors Age In Place for Greater Comfort

As more seniors 65 and older choose to age in place, electrical contractors can help these “younger old adults” remain in their homes with greater safety and comfort.

American Hardwoods Offer Breath Of Fresh Air

The beauty, architectural detail, and overall inviting warmth they offer are often what make a house a home.

Learn How Your Remodel Can Impact A Child’s Health During National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is raising awareness of the dangers of lead exposure by observing National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week.

CertainTeed’s New CertaCoat™ IC Ignition Barrier Provides Best-in-Class Fire Protection For Spray Foam Insulation

CertaCoat IC is a single-component, latex-based coating that enhances the fire-rated performance of CertaSpray open cell foam insulation

Handicapping Your Two-, Or Three-Level Residence For Safe Home Care

Accidents and illnesses have a way of happening when we least expect them.

Electrical Contractors Help Offer Greater Comfort, Convenience With Home Automation Systems

Today’s home automation systems offer practical, cost-effective solutions for convenience, security, safety, energy savings and entertainment.

Kitchen Cabinets Open Up New Possibilities

Kitchen cabinets are intended to be functional, but few design professionals or homeowners leave the choice simply at that. Otherwise, cardboard or plywood boxes might suffice.

October Is Fire Safety Month. Are You Really Prepared?

In 30 seconds, a small flame can get completely out of control and turn into a major fire, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.