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A Peek Behind the Builder Marketing Curtain

Nov 19, 15 • News

Sam Rashkin holds forth on home builder marketing.

Kitchen Fires

Nov 15, 15 • News

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Kitchen Fires

The number one cause of home fires and injuries is kitchen fires. Improper use of cooking equipment and a lack of adherence to safe cooking rules are to blame. All of these fires and injuries are easily preventable. Educate yourself. Do not become a statistic.

 

http://www.nfpa.org/safety-information/for-consumers/causes/cooking/safety-messages-about-cooking

 

http://www.nfpa.org/safety-information/for-consumers/causes/cooking

 

http://www.redcross.org/news/article/Avoid-Kitchen-Fires-Use-Red-Cross-Tips

 

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Newsroom/News-Releases/2013/Kitchen-Fires-1-in-New-Report-Smoke-Alarms-and-Escape-Plans-Key-to-Surviving-Fires-in-the-Home/

 

Some possibly helpful technology, since most of the state’s governors seem to have attended former Texas Governor Rick Perry’s prayer meeting where it was decided on high that Texans do not need fire suppression sprinkler systems in their homes.

 

http://guardianssi.com/products/guardian-iii/

 

http://www.denlarhoods.com/products-main/1000-series

 

http://www.homesensers.com/index.html

 

https://www.stoveguardintl.com/

 

http://www.cookstop.com/home.html

 

https://www.pioneeringtech.com/store/commercial/safe-t-element/

 

 

 

 

 

PLAYING WITH FIRE

Nov 14, 15 • News

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PLAYING WITH FIRE

Code or no code, cost or no cost, fire safety is an issue builders and manufacturers can’t afford not to get right—now

Piping for New Construction – Plastic vs. Copper

Nov 11, 15 • News

Piping for New Construction: Plastic vs. Copper

What Do We Know – What Should We Do?

Newer, Better Windows on the Horizon

Nov 11, 15 • News

Hopefully, this newer type of windows will supplant the current leader – vinyl windows, which are replete with problems.

A New Material World Will Pultruded Fiberglass Melt Vinyl’s Market Share?

Exodus of Construction Workers

Nov 8, 15 • News

Where Did All of the Construction Workers Go?

New Paint Kills Bacteria

Nov 2, 15 • News

New Paint Kills Bacteria

Lucky or Not, the Economy Does Better Under . . .

Oct 31, 15 • News

More unexpected truth from Builder Magazine.

Lucky or Not

The Facts About Wealth Inequality In America

Oct 31, 15 • News

Spiders

Oct 30, 15 • News

Just in time for Halloween, a great article from PCT magazine regarding spiders in your home.

An Open Letter From a Spider To All Humans Everywhere