Major Causes of Construction Work Accidents

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that there were 3,945 specialist fatalities in private industry in 2012. Of that number, 775 or 19.6% were in development. There are numerous reasons for a mishap on a building site. The top reasons for development laborer demises at work fell, trailed by an item, electric shock, and trapped/in the middle. These "Lethal Four" were answerable for almost three out of five of the development laborer demises. Numerous mishaps might be ascribed Read more [...]

Check Out How You Can Connect Your Home

If you've been looking for ways to simplify your daily routine, you should consider automating your home with smart devices. With an integrated home automation system, you can monitor appliances, water usage, security, and even air conditioning with Skelton's Air— even on the go. You'll never have to worry about forgetting to turn the lights off before you leave the house or wonder if you remembered to lock the front door. If you're busy cooking dinner, you can control devices in other rooms of Read more [...]

4 Dangers of a Leaky Roof to Your Home

Leaky roofs happen. Older shingles can tear away in a heavy storm, or a snowstorm can clog your gutters and leave water sitting around the roofline. But once you spot any signs of roof damage or a leaky roof, call in a repair service ASAP. Without new shingles or a more comprehensive patch, leaky roofs can cause these four dangers to develop: Mold and Mildew Growth Image via Flickr by grongar Any leaks in your home's roof will allow moisture inside the structure. Not only does this Read more [...]

Home Renovation – 4 Common Mistakes to Avoid

A lot of people talk about home renovation in a blasé way, but depending on the scope of the project it can be a colossal undertaking. After all, it’s an investment that may require a considerable commitment of financial resources. In actuality, even smaller-scale renovations such as bathroom makeovers can easily put a dent in the bank. The good news is that these types of projects don’t necessarily have to be expensive endeavours to pursue. And by avoiding many of the pitfalls and common Read more [...]

What is a Staycation and How They Can Benefit Your Income

There are numerous reasons why the way we travel is changing. In recent years, quick jaunts to Europe have been incredibly popular. Cheap flights and growing options for stays, such as with Airbnb, have allowed a last-minute trip to Paris or Rome to be more accessible than ever. However, as we become more environmentally and economically conscious, these holidays are less appealing and, in turn, they are being replaced with staycations.     What is a Staycation   Staycation is a Read more [...]

How to Prepare to Sell Your House in Essex

Successfully selling a property in Essex can be a challenge. But when you rise to that challenge and put all your energies behind the task, you can get the right buyer for your house with minimal stress. You need a little planning, forethought and hard work to get achieve the best results. Check out these tips for preparing your home so you’re ready to put it on the market. Look at the Outside First impressions count. This is true in life as well as in the housing market. So, step outside Read more [...]

A timber garage could improve your home, garden and your mood

As the first autumn winds and rains arrive, don’t you wish your car was less exposed to the elements? And don’t you also wish you had more garden storage? Bikes and outdoor furniture all fare better indoors in autumn, and a winter garden looks less desolate with the jetsam of summer living stored safely inside. Your car too would benefit from some shelter. There’d be less risk of gales blowing your neighbours’ bins into the car and denting a door or wing. And you’d no longer waste precious Read more [...]