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A Season for Sharing in Fire Safety Each year fires occurring during the holiday season claim the lives of over 400 people, injure 1,650 more, and cause over $990 million in damage. According to the United States Fire Administration (USFA), there are simple life-saving steps you can take to ensur...
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  Infrared building inspections are beneficial services that can help the customer find or diagnose issues with the building in question. Thermal imaging uses infrared as an advanced non-destructive technology that allows a technician to show the customer issues with their building that no one ca...
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Home Winterization Tips, Winterizing Your Home Great video for everyone to watch http://www.servicemagic.com/videos/winterizing-your-home/
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Topical Fire Research SeriesVolume 7, Issue 1 / January 2007Clothes Dryer Fires in Residential Buildings Findings: ■Clothes dryer fires account for about 15,600 structure fires, 15 deaths, and 400 injuries annually.■Eighty percent of clothes dryer fires in structures occur in residential building...
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http://learningcenter.statefarm.com/safety-2/home-1/chimney-and-woodburning-fireplace-safety/   Chimney And Woodburning Fireplace Safety Feb 2, 2011 By Staff writer State Farm™ Employee A night by the fireplace will keep your heating bill lower and keep you nice and toasty. But woodburning applia...
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http://www.discoverit.com/at/phi/article.html We realize most people find it difficult to understand radon; a colorless, odorless, inert radioactive gas. You cannot see it, smell it, or feel it; yet we cannot completely avoid breathing radon. There is about 0.35 pCi/L of radon in the outside air ...
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http://www.epa.gov/mold/ If mold is a problem in your home, clean up the mold and get rid of the excess water or moisture. Fix leaky plumbing or other sources of water. Wash mold off hard surfaces with detergent and water, and dry completely. Absorbent materials (such as ceiling tiles & carpet) t...
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  So You Think You’ve Seen Mold?   In all my years as a home builder, and more importantly as a renovation specialist, I thought I had seen bad cases of mold.  Note to self - "think again."  This past Saturday I was doing an inspection for a young couple who were ready to move forward on the offe...
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http://nyhomeinspector.biz/annual-check-up/overview/ First year: A thorough inspection of the home is performed along with digital pictures to visually document all areas of your home including high maintenance areas this is the beginning of your "Homes History". This information is kept on a sec...
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Do You Need A Home Inspection?   http://www.investopedia.com/articles/mortgages-real-estate/08/home-inspection.asp#axzz1d3Yui9jG   Before you buy a home, one of the things you should do is to have the home checked out by a professional home inspector. Buying a home is expensive enough as it is - ...
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