Who doesn’t like the coziness from a burning candle, especially those infused with essential oils? Candles, besides being practical during electrical blackouts for example, they are beautiful, cozy, and even a way of lifestyle. While all these sound great, candles can also be dangerous for your safety. There some candle safety rules that everyone needs to follow, in order to avoid sudden fires. We gathered for you a list with candle safety tips, so you can enjoy their little flames, without having to put your life in danger. Check them out!
A disaster could strike at any moment, with or without a warning. It’s important to prepare a plan and be well-organized for unforeseen events like floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, etc. Every member of the family has different needs, and a good emergency kit, should have something for everyone. Kids, pets, elderly, and people with disabilities, need their own space in the emergency kit, and sometimes they need one on their own. In this article, JW Cleaning, Restoration, and Building Maintenance, will share with you few tips for disaster readiness for people with kids. Check them out.
Who doesn’t need a breath of fresh air? The contaminants included in the air are rapidly increasing day by day. Due to various pollutants, dust, and mold problems, the quality of our breathing air is constantly changing. And while you may think that you’re protected as long as you’re staying indoors, then you are wrong! Indoor fresh air is hard to achieve as well. External factors always find their way into your house, and some of them you’re bringing them in. Remember that household chemical you bought last week, or the hike you enjoyed the other day? They probably transferred air contaminants in your house. If you’re eager to get some indoor fresh air for you and your family, here’s a list with non-chemical ways.
The roof is one of the most important parts of your house, as it covers all your valuable people, as well as items. An unkempt roof can create minor, as well as severe damages to your house. On the other hand, a leaky roof can be dangerous, for both your belongings and wallet. So, as you can understand, it’s important to conduct regular inspections, clean your roof from debris, and fix cracks etc., as soon as possible. Read our relevant blog for roof maintenance here: “Easy Tips for Proper Roof Maintenance.” In this article, we’ll talk about the common causes of a leaky roof, so you can be aware of the signs, and prevent the damage. Check them out.
The first ever patent of a dishwasher, has been created in America in 1850 from Joel Houghton, with no great or even practical results. The second attempt happened around 15 years later with no success as well, until Josephine Cochrane made it happen (and work) sometime in 1886. Back then only hotels and some large restaurants were interested. Today, almost every household uses one, and they probably swear on its greatness. But it is only a machine, and dishwasher leaks happen! As you’re about to read, these are some of the most common causes of a leaking dishwasher. Check them out.
Fire is an extremely dangerous situation, which cause severe damages to your property, and has fatal consequences. So, whether it’s about your business or your house, it’s utterly important to be familiar with fire safety techniques. In this article we’ll talk about the importance of a fire safety checklist for your house. It’s literally a matter of life and death. Read carefully, take your notes, and create a safe environment for you and your family.
Some have dogs, some others cats, or a combination of them, birds, hamsters, and the list has no end. Pets are an inseparable member of our family, and we should take proper care of them, and plan for them in advance. With that being said, let’s talk about unforeseen events, or disaster readiness for pet owners, in other words. You always have to be prepared for different situations, like hurricanes, earthquakes, or anything else that could hit your house and threat your safety. So, an emergency plan has to be made, in order to go through the disaster with the less possible losses and damages.
If you have ever been affected from sewage backup, then you know how frustrating it is. But what most people don’t know, or don’t pay much attention to it, is how hazardous it can be for your health. From financial to health damages, you definitely want to avoid a sewer backup. In this article we’ll share few tips in order to prevent a possible sewage backup in your house. Scroll down the page, and take notes.
Carbon monoxide is an odorless, tasteless, and invisible gas, but besides its clueless appearance, it can be extremely dangerous! In fact, the inhalation of carbon monoxide can cause a series of irritations, and even death. It is released by burning different types of carbon-based fuels, including the majority of products that we use daily, like natural gas, kerosene, gasoline, heating oil, wood, or coal. So in order to remain safe, you must recognize the signs, and ultimately to prevent the poisoning. As you’re about to read, we’ll answer everything that you want to know about how to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning, signs that you’re affected and more. Check them out.
The concern about the quality of indoor air has been rapidly increased the past few years. Do you remember when we talked about “Home Ventilation Systems: What to Choose?” and the importance of breathing quality air inside your house? The same exact thing applies here. Our homes are the shelters that protect both our spirit and body from the outside world, and they both need to breathe. As you’re about to read, in the following lines we’ll explain why you should clean your air ducts professionally. Also, we’ll give you hints in order to know when is the right time to do it. Ready? Take a deep breath and let’s find out!