Fire safety should be a concern for anyone who owns or manages an office building, as even a small fire can mean devastating property loss and risk of serious injury, or even death, to any occupant of the building. Fires can also spread more quickly and start more easily than you may realize. To ensure your office building is as fire safe as possible, note a few tips that you might discuss with a contractor or a fire safety inspector.
2 January 2018
Window shutters are a great way of adding style and a unique touch to your home. They come in different designs that can fit multiple types of home décor. Furthermore, window shutters have many different functions. Not only do they secure the windows from breaking, they can also keep unwanted people or objects from accessing the home. In the past, storm shutters were used to prevent damage to windows during strong winds, tornadoes and even hurricanes.
26 December 2017
Skylights are a good choice for adding natural light where a room's windows are too small, or for where you can't add windows at all! Operational skylights that open can also let in lots of fresh air and let out smoke from cooking, cigarette smoke, humidity and the like, which also makes a home's interior more comfortable overall. If you're thinking of adding skylights to your home, note a few tips on what type you might choose so you know you'll love the look of those skylights for as long as you own your home.
26 December 2017
When you have a small home, even standard-sized doors can be a challenge, as they can easily bump into furniture or other pieces when opened, and block your access to an area of a room. Using something more unique than a standard-sized hinged door can be a solution to this challenge, so note a few options you have when it comes to doors for small interior spaces. This can ensure you're making the most of that small space in your home.
18 December 2017
Sliding glass doors allow more natural light into your home and often open to a patio or deck making them aesthetically pleasing. Nonetheless, they pose obvious security risks; thus requiring extra effort to secure your home properly. The larger the glass panes, the more vulnerable they are to breaking, offering an easy entryway to anyone intending to break in. Besides, sliding glass doors can be easily raised off their track and detached if not properly fitted and safeguarded.
15 December 2017
Window films are applied using static cling or adhesive, and they are used for many reasons, for example, blocking sun rays from entering a house thereby keeping indoor heat loss/gain to a minimum. Furthermore, window films reduce the glare that often affects you when you watch your television. The films add privacy to your home by keeping you from the prying eyes of would-be intruders. Here are some top facts about window films for homeowners.
14 December 2017
Bi-fold doors for a home's exterior can be what you need to open up the space around the home's patio or deck area, and these doors can also increase the circulation of fresh air into the home's interior. If you're thinking of getting bi-fold doors for your home, but aren't sure if they're the right choice, note a few concerns you might have about this style of doors. You can then easily decide if they're the best option for your patio space or sunroom, and ensure you choose the best doors for all your home interior and exterior areas.
13 December 2017