Project Safety Tips

  • Fire Hazards in the Home

    6/16/2014 1:52 PM

    When you think of fire hazards around your home, often the first culprits that come to mind are 

  • Window Safety and Young Children

    6/4/2014 3:48 PM

    There's an uncommon but tragic potential for children to fall from windows.  And most of these accidents can be prevented when parents and caregivers take a few safety precautions.

  • Take Precautions to Prevent Ladder Falls

    6/4/2014 3:39 PM

    The typical homeowner has common tools in their arsenal for various DIY projects around the home.

  • Cleaning Gutters? Safety First!

    3/4/2014 2:58 PM

    As spring approaches, nature begins to wake up from a dormant winter season.  Trees and bushes begin to show the first signs of leaf buds and flowers, grass begins to green up again, while bulbs and perennial plants once again come to life.The explosion of plant growth in the spring can wreak havoc on your rain gutters.  Falling leaves, tree buds, and seed pods find their way into your gutters.  If allowed to build up, they can cause clogs and eventually overflow.  

  • Take Precautions with Melting Snow

    2/19/2014 7:04 PM

    If you’re a snow hound, then you've enjoyed this winter in the mid-Atlantic states. Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC haven’t had this much snow since the blizzards of 2010. But all good things must come to an end, and with the weather warming up and the sun at a higher angle in the sky, all this snow is going to melt away.

  • Childproofing Your Windows

    1/27/2014 3:38 PM

    As a parent there is nothing more important than keeping your children safe. While outlet covers and baby gates are the most obvious safety devices on the market, there are a few things you can do around your home’s windows to keep your own, or any visiting children safe from serious injury or fatality.

  • Tips for Storing Holiday Decorations

    1/2/2014 5:35 PM

    Garland flanking your front door, wreaths with bows on windows, lights on the bushes, and a beautifully-lit tree full of ornaments makes a house feel like a home during the holidays. As nice as it is to stand back and admire your work as you approach the holidays, most holiday decorators dread what needs to be done once the holidays are over: storing all those decorations.

  • Window Safety Tips

    11/12/2013 2:48 PM

    Window Safety is essential to make sure your friends and family are safe when in your home. The main concerns can be for young children as well as any family member who may be cleaning windows. Our safety tips were formulated to protect you and your family. Great tips for keeping everyone safe.

  • Keep Pets Safe As Cold Weather Approaches

    10/18/2013 4:42 PM

    While humans and pets alike have been enjoying the seasonal temperatures of fall, the cold winter is just around the corner. Whether your pet is able to get indoors via a pet door installed in your storm door, or they rely on you to let them in, it’s important that they’re not exposed to cold temperatures for too long.

  • Replacement Windows for Safety

    6/28/2013 2:13 PM

    Many homeowners see obvious signs when their windows are failing and in need of replacement. Old windows may have a single pane of glass, giving them a failing grade at energy efficiency. But have you ever thought about the how safe your old windows are? If you have small children or grandchildren, older windows present a safety hazard.....