Save Your Home from a Termite Invasion

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Regardless of where you live in the US, there is a constant threat of termites or wood-boring beetles infiltrating your home. Termites account for about $1 billion a year in damage to American homes and now that an invasive species from Asia has made it to North American shores, the threat is larger than ever. A typical termite colony can eat through 2.3 linear feet of 2×4 pine in a single year. It may not seem like much, but they will often spread to more woodwork and if they start munching on a supporting beam, the entire house structure is…
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Six Ways to Get Cited by OSHA

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There are few things worse for an employer than to receive a letter or phone call from OSHA requesting information about the company’s compliance with workplace safety regulations. But many employers either don’t handle their encounters with OSHA well or they fail to properly report serious injuries that have taken place on their worksites. Whatever the case, there is a right way and a wrong way to deal with occupational safety and health authorities. The right way can make the process easier on the employer, while the wrong way can set them up for frustration, confrontation and heavier fines. The…
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