Is your property safe? Don't be so eager to answer yes. If you aren't considering hidden and often overlooked electrical hazards, the answer to this question might not be yes. As one of the leading causes of fires, electrical issues are often easy to prevent, if you know what you're looking for. Here are just some of the dangers to keep an eye out for.
If you have an older property and only have two-prong outlets, this might be a problem waiting to happen.
There is one emergency that should terrify homeowners more than any other emergency, and that is a house fire. In 2015 there were approximately500,000 structure fires, that caused approximately 2,000 deaths, 13,000 more injuries, and $10.3 in total property damage. One of of the key contributors to these numbers are electrical fires. Electrical fires account for approximately 51,000 fires each year. Once again this is a terrifying number, but it begs to ask the question why.
When it comes to helping consumers make purchases, the lighting in your retail location can play a critical role. Having adequate light to shine on your products can create an atmosphere where customers feel motivated to buy. If you are not thrilled with the current lighting system installed in your retail location, you might want to consider upgrading this system to improve sales.
Here are three reasons why you should upgrade to an LED lighting system in the near future.
Moving out of an apartment and into a house that you own is a major step to take in life. The reason why is because you will have a lot of responsibilities as a homeowner. You will be responsible for paying all of the utility bills that are necessary for keeping your house running. Any problems that come up throughout the years will be up to you to get repaired, unlike having access to a maintenance staff when renting a home.
Today, outdoor living space designs are much more than just your average patio with lawn-chairs. Your home's outdoor space and be just as comfortable as indoors. Some of the trends in outdoor designs now include fireplaces in covered seating areas, complete outdoor kitchen and sofa seating wherever it fits. Here are some of the top trends that you will want for your outdoor living space project:
1. Outdoor Kitchens That Have Complete, Functional Designs