Browsing Tag

safety

  • Installing a Stair Runner

    Don’t wait to hire a professional to install the carpet runner down your stairs–do it yourself! Here you’ll find some tips and tricks for making the runner last longer and look…

  • Nail Gun News

    We’ve shared tips for nail gun safety but if you need a reminder of the damage that they can do when not handled properly, then check out these x-rays of folks…

  • Hawaiian Homeowners Choose to Outrun Lava Flows

    photo: USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Hawaiians have many skills and talents that “mainlanders” will never have such as a taste for poi (and spam), surfing pipeline, and creating Niihau shell leis.…

  • Shower Power

    A reader sent over a DIY disaster that their handyman/landlord setup for them. Albeit she lives in China there is no excuse or reason to have exposed power outlets in or…

  • Work Glove Guidelines in the Workshop

    Toolcrib recommends wearing gloves while moving wood and materials into the workshop but when it comes time to use heavy machinery you must remove your gloves.OSHA concurs “Use gloves to protect…

  • QVC Hosts Should Heed Our Warnings

    We can’t stress ladder safety enough especially during the holiday season as folks are hanging Christmas lights and dealing with cold weather, slippery rungs, and unstable ground but these QVC and…

  • Space Heater Safety Tips

    Space heaters are a necessity in homes or offices where you need a more personalized temperature control that you just can’t get right through central heat or don’t have the ability…

  • 10 Tips for Ladder Safety

    The autumn/winter season provides ample opportunities to use a ladder. Whether you’re clearing leaves from gutters, checking insulation, or hanging Christmas lights, you’ll need a longer reach that a ladder provides.…

  • Fireplace Fixup

    Here are some tips for prepping your fireplace for winter use as well as how to make sure it’s safe throughout the season.…

  • Call 811 Before You Dig

    Matt Navitsky of the Common Ground Alliance has informed us of a new nationwide phone number, 811. This number has been established by the FCC to protect underground utilities as well…