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Stop, Drop & Roll: Fire Safety Must-Haves for Remodelers

By Julia Buerger, Electrical Merchant, The Home Depot A fire ranks among a homeowner’s worst fears. Presenting protective measures at the start of remodeling planning can build confidence with customers and demonstrate your interest in their needs and safety. With October’s Fire Prevention Month observance underway, there is no better time to catch up on … Continue reading

OSHA will hold Safe + Sound Week

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has designated June 12-18 as Safe + Sound Week, a new nationwide effort that calls on all organizations to raise awareness of the importance of workplace safety and health programs. The National Safety Council, American Industrial Hygiene Association, American Society of Safety Engineers and the National Institute for … Continue reading

NARI Certified Professional A Cut Above the Rest

Certifications Lead Professionalism I started my career in the remodeling industry in the mid-1980s. Over the past several decades the field has advanced largely due to access to the internet, HGTV and sites like Houzz and Pinterest. Increased consumer awareness tasks industry professionals with the ability to satisfy the clients desires for cutting edge design … Continue reading

Solve the Mystery of Household Water Leaks

Fix a Leak Week is Coming Every year, household water leaks are the culprit behind more than 1 trillion gallons of water wasted across the country. That’s why the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) WaterSense® program is encouraging consumers to become leak detectives during Fix a Leak Week, March 20 through 26, 2017. The average … Continue reading