Archive for March, 2018

How to Prevent Your Home from Being Burglarized

Burglaries are a daily occurrence, with dozens taking place every hour. Whether you believe your community or residential area is safe, the fact of the matter is that precaution is the only real safety tool you have. Knowledge is the most effective means to protect your home and family from[...]

Identifying and Repairing Wood Rot

Wood is a versatile, durable building material that easily shapes to nearly any form. Warm and beautiful to look at, it insulates well, accepts surface treatments and lasts a long time. Wood does have one notable Achilles heel: rot. A serious condition caused by fungus, rot bleeds the structural[...]

Protecting Businesses Against Cyber Attack

Multinational cybercrime could ring up an eye-popping $6 trillion bill annually by 2021, a shocking figure that would be the biggest wealth transfer the world has ever seen. Because cyber attacks are enormously profitable, every business is at risk for electronic mischief like viruses and[...]

What Time of Day Do Most Home Burglaries Occur?

On a shimmering summer day, four people park a landscaping vehicle –  name and logo emblazoned on the side – outside a residence. Two, clothed in matching shirts, busily mow the grass and neatly trim the edges. The others empty the home’s valuables. Within 15 minutes, they’re gone.[...]

Be On the Lookout for Unqualified Remediation People

After a fire, flood, or other severe damage strikes your home or business, panic can set in. What should I do? Who can I call? How fast can I get a remediation company to clean up the mess and repair the damage? Be careful! Unqualified and unscrupulous companies, who have no expertise with major[...]