Have you ever wondered how fire sprinklers activate when temperatures heat up? Youtuber Taofledermaus conducted a little slow motion demonstration.
He received a common sprinkler head, discarded because it was dropped once during installation. Then he heated the glass ampule … Read the rest
A loyal, happy client base is the best marketing you can get. So how do the top builders turn their clients into top-paying referrals?
Here are two effective stategies from Custom Builder magazine:
Insist on regular client visits throughout the … Read the rest
Not every dog is a watchdog. It takes a certain personality, plus the proper training, to turn your faithful buddy into a burglar deterrent. If you’re looking to adopt a dog that will serve as a loving pet and a … Read the rest
Statistically speaking, a happy employee is much less likely to start skimming off the top or moving merchandise out the back door. Instead, a staff member who feels valued and included at work will be more likely to give their … Read the rest
It’s hard enough to keep your skip loaders, backhoes, and tractors safe on the job, but it can be even trickier when you’re towing them from one site to the next.
Here are a few tips to make sure your … Read the rest
Firefighters say that a single fire sprinkler averted disaster in a July 24th garage fire, on a ranch in Rancho Santa Fe. They reported that the blaze was started by unknown causes near the water heater.
Before the fire could … Read the rest
If you have a typical homeowners policy, burglary is one of the events covered by your insurance. However, there are always limits and caveats on the policy that may prevent you from recouping 100% of the loss.
Here’s a quick … Read the rest
It’s also not just an IT problem, according to Richard Bejtlich, Chief Security Strategist for FireEye. He writes for the Huffington Post, “Business leaders have traditionally considered cyber security to be a problem for the IT staff.
Executives thought that … Read the rest
In an age when webcams are a dime a dozen, it might seem tempting to set up your own surveillance network, to keep an eye on the job site when you’re away. But that’s probably not the greatest solution to … Read the rest
Yes, having a firefighter in your house could be handy. You’d never have to worry about a small kitchen fire taking down the entire house. Then again, you’d have to feed him, entertain him, and find him a comfortable place … Read the rest