The Holidays and Our Pets

Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family and holiday feasts—but all the holiday gatherings may be a time of distress for our animal companions. Things such as under-cooked turkey, pet-unfriendly decor, or an unattended alcoholic drink can spell trouble for our furry family members. Below are some helpful tips provided by the ASPCA to help keep your pets safe during …

Holiday Kitchen Safety

The holiday season is a time of gathering. For many, that starts in the kitchen- making family recipes and decorating cookies.  Unfortunately, the holidays are also prime time for cooking fires. Some upsetting statistics provided by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA): Four times as many home cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving Day. The day before Thanksgiving is the second leading …

Preparing Multi-Unit Buildings for the Winter Chill

Tips on Preparing Multi-Unit Buildings for the Winter Chill With Winter weather right around the corner, weaknesses in multi-unit buildings often get exposed. The below article from Sulema Vela with the Home Depot gives great advice on a few ways to winterize your buildings. Winter weather often exposes vulnerabilities in multi-unit buildings that can both strain maintenance teams and raise …