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SB-442 Pool Safety Act

 

 

 

SB-442 Pool Safety Act What Does It All Mean

David Pace, MCI, Chair, Legislative Committee

 

10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home

 

Most people don’t know how easy it is to make their homes run on less energy. Drastic reductions in heating, cooling and electricity costs can be accomplished through very simple changes, most of which homeowners can do themselves. 

 

Fire Safety for the Home

Fire Safety for the Home

by Nick Gromicko and Kate Tarasenko
 

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Detectors

 

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Detectors

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas that forms from incomplete combustion of fuels, such as natural or liquefied petroleum gas, oil, wood or coal.

 

Physiology of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

When CO is inhaled, it displaces the oxygen that would ordinarily bind with hemoglobin, a process the effectively suffocates the body. CO can poison slowly over a period of several hours, even in low concentrations. Sensitive organs, such as the brain, heart and lungs, suffer the most from a lack of oxygen.

Common Electrical Problems

Common Electrical Problems

By Bruce Woodruff

 

10 Important Things To Look For When Inspecting a Home

10 Important Things To Look For When Inspecting a Home

 

By Bruce Woodruff - Compiled from Multiple Sources

 

 

 

1. The house or property has poor drainage.

This is the most common problem found by home inspectors. Water is the enemy, and a good inspector will think like water to find ways that moisture from the exterior can penetrate into your home. To improve drainage, you may have to install a new system of roof gutters and downspouts or have the lot re-graded to better channel water away from the house.

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