Advancements in Building Safety Lead to Life-Saving Building Code
Changes - If we were to go back 100 years ago, back to the early
1900s, we would find that there wasn't much in the way of building
safety or even building codes. A long time ago, building and safety
wasn't a big concern to most cities and would have probably been a big
burden to any construction company.
Flammable Materials In Secure Locations - It seems like the words
emergency and panic seem to go hand in hand. Whenever there's an
emergency, people often panic and when they do, they can make life
- Christmas Tree
Home Safety Advice - I don't know if you've ever seen a Christmas
tree on fire, but it's one amazing site to see. I was probably 16 years
old when I was working on a construction site and a fellow construction
worker, brought his old Christmas tree there. I thought it was weird,
why would anyone bring a Christmas tree to a job site.
- How to Choose a
Good Home Damage Emergency Contractor - One of the last people that
you're going to want to see at your home during a home damage emergency,
is a contractor that you don't get along with. A contractor who is
abusive to their clients, charges outrageous prices and really doesn't
care about anything you say. You signed the contract and now it's time
to get out of their way.
Your Home Ready for Santa Claus - I'm sure that most people around
the holiday season aren't interested in getting their home ready for
Santa Claus, but they should be interested in getting their home ready
for accident prevention. I don't know how you or your children would
feel, if Santa Claus accidentally tripped over an electrical cord, on
his way from the fireplace to the Christmas tree.
- Winter Home
Safety Starts with a Little Bit of Education - I live in Southern
California where it rarely, if ever snows. I built a cabin in the
mountains one time during the winter and that was enough winter
education for me, to last a lifetime. I probably know more about winter
home safety, then most people that actually live in the snow and would
like to give you a few pointers and reminders about home winter safety
around your house.
- Seven Home Safety
Tips - There are some accidents that seem like they can't be
avoided. There are some accidents that couldn't be prevented ever, but
what about the accidents that can be prevented? Here's a seven home
safety tips on how to help your family do the best that they can to, to
avoid any home accidents, that can be prevented.
- Five Tips on How to
Avoid Walking through a Door That Isn't Open - This might sound like
something that's impossible, something that wouldn't happen very often
or even something that has never happened to you, but it doesn't mean
that it hasn't happened to someone else.
- Happy Holidays to
Everyone - Seven Home Safety Tips -
I don't get the chance very often to wish all of my readers a good
holiday cheer. Happy holidays to everyone who reads my articles and
actually get something useful out of them.
- Shotgun Wall Damage
- Home Dangers Dealing with Loaded Firearms - This type of stuff happens
every once in awhile, but most of the time, you won't find people
walking around their home with a loaded shotgun. Shotguns are extremely
dangerous and believe it or not, these firearms can kill people.
- Smoke Detector Testing and
Home Security System Problems - If you have smoke detectors that are
hooked up to a home security system, you should check with them before
doing any types of smoke detector testing. The last thing that you're
going to want happening to you or your family is the fire department
arriving in front of your home, simply because you were testing the
smoke detectors and never notified anyone.
- Home Fires Can Be Avoided Using
Smoke Detectors - When I was a young man, under the age of 18, I knew very little about
how fires got started and spread so fast in a home. It wasn't until I
was in my late 20s or early 30s that I finally realized that I needed to
know a little bit more about home fire prevention.
- Five Ways to Avoid a Fire in
Your House - I can't guarantee that any one of the items listed
below will guarantee your safety or prevent any fires from ever
happening in your home, but it's a start. Fire safety starts with you
and your family.
- Small Stack of Firewood and Some
Oily Rags Burns House down to the Ground - I remember hearing a
story a long time ago about a house that got burned down to the ground
and the investigators blamed it on a small stack of firewood and some
oily rags that were stacked next to the house. I couldn't believe what
- Firewood Storage Safety Tips
for Your House - Almost every one understands the problems that
could arise from storing flammable fuels and liquids around your home or
in your garage. Most people don't realize the problems that firewood
storage creates if stored incorrectly on your property.
- Carbon Monoxide Problems -
Read This If You Care about Your Family - I couldn't believe what I was
watching and listening to, as I watched a video on youtube the other day
about carbon monoxide poisoning. The video that I was watching, involved
two children dying as two frustrated parents dealt with their oldest
son’s life on the line.
- Toilet Accidents That You Need to Know
About - You would be surprised, if you ever read an insurance
company's statistics for accidents that happen in your bathroom. You
would even be more surprised, if I was to tell you about the accidents
that happen while someone is using the toilet, before someone uses the
toilet or after someone uses the toilet.
- Common Home Fire Hazards -
Cigarettes and Dryer Vents - Now you're probably wondering, how can
a dryer vent become a common home fire hazard? Most people can see how
cigarettes could start a fire, especially if someone fell asleep who was
smoking in bed, but dryer vents, come on.
- Basic Home Fire Safety Rules- Using a
Fire Extinguisher Properly - There are plenty of people all over the
United States and around the world who understand basic fire safety and
some of these people even have a fire extinguisher located somewhere
within their home.