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Keep Halloween Vandals Out of the Work Site

Posted on: October 28th, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Contraction Site At NightIt’s all fun and parties until you show up to work the next morning, and see the mess local teens left at your work site.

Keep the drama at bay this year with a few extra precautions, like…

● Motion … Read the rest


It’s AFSA Scholarship Time Again!

Posted on: October 28th, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

AFSA Fund logoAnytime between now and April 1, 2015, graduating high school seniors can apply for the annual American Fire Sprinkler Association scholarship, worth $2,000 toward the school of your choice. Ten scholarships will be awarded, for a grand total of $20,000.… Read the rest


How to Welcome Trick-or-Treaters, not Burglars

Posted on: October 28th, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Trick Or TreatWhatever the naysayers may argue about poisoned candy and needles in caramels (all hoax and myth so far), Halloween is the single best night of the year to get to know your neighbors.

You can stay home and greet tiny … Read the rest


Don’t Let Halloween Mess with Security

Posted on: October 28th, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Halloween OfficeHalloween can be the perfect time of year for a boost in staff morale, fun, and bonding. There’s pumpkin everything, excuses to party, and plenty of fun and games.

It’s a great idea to take advantage of this time of … Read the rest


Advantages of a Medical Alert System

Posted on: October 23rd, 2014 by NIck Jakubowski No Comments

The biggest responsibility of having a family is to keep them safe. Both young and old need a little protection from themselves.  We can’t offer the wisdom that it takes to keep teenagers from doing stupid things, but we CAN … Read the rest


Fire Sprinklers Are the Best Solution to Deadly Flash-Overs

Posted on: October 20th, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Flash-oversA ‘flash-over’ is what firefighters call the moment when a fire ignites every flammable surface in a room at the same moment.

It’s a frightening phenomenon that happens all too often in a house fire.

Captain Justin Smith of the … Read the rest


Are Your Subcontractors Licensed?

Posted on: October 20th, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Subcontractors CertificateA recent sting in Fresno by the Statewide Investigative Fraud Team landed fifteen unlicensed contractors.

Unlicensed contractors are legally allowed to accept work for under $500, but they must make it clear that they lack a license in their advertisements. … Read the rest


Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Posted on: October 20th, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Good Neighbors overlooking fenseThinking of making an improvement to your fenceline? You may be able to share the cost with your neighbor. According to FindLaw.com, fencing regulations vary by city and state, but some things are true almost everywhere. Here’s a brief rundown … Read the rest


Why Go With An Integrated Security Plan?

Posted on: October 20th, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Security Master Plan Some business owners try to get a better deal by shopping around for each of their security needs. They go with an information technologies guy here, and a do-it-yourself security system over there, and hire an independent contractor for the … Read the rest


The Lesser-Known Costs of Construction Site Crime

Posted on: October 13th, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Site VandalismIt’s no secret that construction sites get hit hard and often, to the tune of billions of dollars per year. There are, of course, the obvious costs of equipment theft and stolen materials, but sometimes the price of construction site … Read the rest


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