Senate Bill 1163, also known as the Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act, could make a big difference in the affordability retrofitted sprinkler systems for commercial buildings. Currently, owners have to depreciate a sprinkler system at a rate of 39 years, but … Read the rest
Building codes in most West Coast cities have only recently started to require fire sprinkler systems to be built into new homes, but many long-time homeowners are beginning to notice the benefits of sprinkler installation for themselves. Besides insurance discounts … Read the rest
In the days of internet shopping, your online reputation is everything to new customers. It can mean the difference between an influx of new
projects, and a lot of dead work hours. Unfortunately, unhappy customers are about ten times more … Read the rest
Spring tends to bring its share of showers on the Gold Coast. Here are a few tips for getting the job done safely, even when it’s wet and windy out.
Move slowly. It can be tempting to hurry through … Read the rest
Even if you have the mother of all security systems in your building, it can’t help you one bit when you have to travel far from the office for work. You can protect yourself and your data if you remember … Read the rest
If you own a home or business with a fire sprinkler system, you will need a professional to perform the annual inspection and maintenance. But there are a few checks you can perform monthly and quarterly, to make sure … Read the rest
In the fight to protect your home and the ones you love, make sure your yard doesn’t become a gaping hole in your defenses. If any of the following apply to your backyard, you may be leaving yourself open to … Read the rest
The US Department of Transportation reports that shipping companies and other cargo-centric businesses use three times more trailers than tractors. Because trailers are often left sitting in storage and are relatively easy to steal, many corporations turn to trailer tracking … Read the rest
Burglars look for any opening and opportunity they can find to get easy entrance into a home. Many homeowners overlook the security risks that can crop up during a remodeling project, which makes these homes easy targets for experienced criminals. … Read the rest
Thieves and burglars often look to the biggest opening in the house when planning a home invasion: namely, your garage door. Make sure yours won’t let you down with a few security precautions.
l Unplug the garage door … Read the rest