May Deck Safety Month 2020

Once again May is national deck month. I am a member of the North American Deck and Railing Association; they participate in building code revisions and updates to make decks safer and keep the public informed. In keeping with deck month and the fact that many of us are cooped up looking for things to… Read more »

May is the month for Deck Safety

Many decks are built by homeowners with varying levels of building experience. Additionally,  the wood preservatives have changed and  deck building practices (codes) have become more prescriptive to improve deck safety. Now is a great time to check your deck for happy and safe outdoor activities. Visit the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA)… Read more »

Smoke Detectors – Time to check yours!

Remember your household smoke alarms (detectors) when setting your clocks Saturday, or today. Something you may not know is a smoke alarm has a limited life span of 8 – 10 years. They now sell them with 10 year batteries so the nuisance of chirping will be prolonged and you won’t pull the batteries and… Read more »