Tips for Safely Decorating Windows During the Holidays

As soon as the first cool breeze of autumn drifts in you get out the pumpkins, scarecrows and other holiday decorations that kick off the holiday decorating season. And you don't stop there—next is Christmas! Your windows are often a good place to hang decorations, but you need to follow a few tips to prevent damage from your decorating frenzy.  1: The Old Standbys—Say Goodbye Sometimes this rule is ignored, but nails and screws and other traditional hanging devices  can do a lot of damage to your windows. [Read More]

4 Construction Site Safety Tips That Just Might Save Your Life

Whether you're building a skyscraper or are making repairs to a railroad, it's important to practice safety when working at a construction site. While many people learn safety tips early on in their construction career, it can be easy to forget and make mistakes. Take a look at the following information to learn some construction site safety tips that just might save your life.  Get Plenty of Rest  This may be one of the easiest construction site rules to break. [Read More]

Protecting Oilfield Workers From Mother Nature

While most oilfield supervisors and contractors are aware of dangers like chemical exposure, explosions and fires, many of them may not take a closer look at the real dangers of some storms. Oilfields are generally in wide open spaces, and lots of them are located in regions well known for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes. Learning how you can take steps to provide the protection your workers need to stay safe during tornadoes and lightning storms starts with you learning more about the safety shelters and weather warning equipment. [Read More]

Plumbing Tips To Help You Save Money

The plumbing tips below can help you save money. For example, knowing what to do when your pipes freeze, or how to maintain your septic tank can keep you from having to pay for expensive repairs. Septic Tank You should have your septic take pumped once every five years to keep it maintained. This will stop sediment from building up in the tank, which can cause it to backup into your home. [Read More]