Archive for January 24, 2014

Learn How Dressers and TVs Can Kill Children

Written by Marty on . Posted in Drawer rollers, Nylon cable glands, Releasable zip ties

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What child safety hazards are parents missing? Many parents fail to anchor furniture and large appliances, resulting in infant and toddler injuries — and sometimes even death. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that, between the years 2000 and 2011, falling or toppling furniture claimed the lives of 349 Americans. Eighty-four percent were under age 9, the CPSC adds. Here are some ways to prevent the worst from happening:

Anchor TVs Using Inexpensive Cable Ties

Fasten furniture and televisions to walls using low-cost products. Cable ties, for example, are cheap and will bear the weight of dressers and televisions to reliably secure them onto the wall. A wide variety of manufacturer

Remodel Your Home With Quality Home Builders

Written by Marty on . Posted in Custom luxury home builders, Green home builders

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There are many reasons to invest in a remodel of your home. The return on investment is perhaps one of the prime reasons people consider a remodel. According to the magazine Remodeling that conducts an annual analysis of cost versus value, even a minor kitchen remodel will give homeowners an 87$ ROI. Installing a 16 by 20 foot wooden deck with posts, railings, and built in bench and planters will cost approximately $9,327, but will result in a 77% ROI.

Home remodeling accounts for about 40% of all resident construction spending and about 2% of the U.S. economy. Interestingly, remodeling costs by quality home builders have dropped 10% to 15% in the past five years, so now may be the perfect time to do that remodel. In addition, when you are considering that Continue Reading No Comments