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What You Need to Know About Radon in Your Home

In the United States, radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Low levels of radon can be found in nearly all air as it comes from decayed elements that are commonly found in soil. Exposure to high levels of radon, particularly over time, are troublesome, which can occur when radon gets trapped in the home. So how, exactly, can radon get trapped in your home? It can enter through your home's foundation. Read More 

5 Tips For Preventing Basement Flooding

Residential water and mold damage costs insurance companies around $2.5 billion annually, with much of that damage happening in basements. When your basement floods during a storm or after a water leak, the resulting damage to your floors, siding, and foundation, including potential mold, can be costly and disruptive to repair. Luckily, there are specific things you can do to protect your basement. Here are five tips for preventing basement flooding: Read More 

How To Route Speaker Wire Along Carpeted Baseboards To Surround Sound Speakers

Surround sound systems add depth and power to the home viewing experience, but some people are hesitant to install them due to concerns about wiring the speakers. Specifically, there can be uncertainty about how to route wiring from the receiver to the surround speakers. Fortunately, running speaker wire in a carpeted room room makes the job a lot easier. Below is a step-by-step guide to routing speaker wire via baseboards. Read More 

4 Pallet-Rack Safety Tips To Follow In Your Warehouse

From hiring and firing to meeting production goals, running a warehouse or distribution center can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, most managers do not place enough time and energy into setting up their warehouse and training their workers to meet goals in a safe manner. While shocking to learn, warehouse employees have one of the top 100 deadliest jobs. Although many injuries and deaths occur due to faulty equipment or improper handling, other accidents involve pallet racks. Read More 

Expecting A Winter Baby? 3 Health Risks That Can Be Caused By Your HVAC Systems

If you are expecting a baby this coming winter, it's important that you understand how your home's heating system can affect the health of your precious new family member. Here are 3 main concerns and what you can do to prevent serious health risks, some of which could effect your baby for life. Dry Air—Infantile Eczema Winter air is dry because there's very little humidity during the colder months. When you turn the heat on in your home, the little moisture that is in the air can easily evaporate. Read More