Tag «Building engineering»

How to prevent falls in the home

According to the National Safety Council, slips and falls cause more hospital admissions, injuries, and deaths to older adults than any other mishap or malady. The changes that occur as we age often contribute to the act of falling and to the injury sustained. But there are ways that we can make ourselves stronger, and …

How to make your stairs and hallways safer

Stairs and hallways should be kept free of clutter, toys, laundry baskets, or any of the typical items that seem to accumulate there. Make sure the stairs and hallways are well-lighted: switches should be installed at the top and the bottom of the stairs to prevent climbing up or down simply to turn the light …

How to find a good contractor

Decisions for their projects to improve the property must be complemented by a judicious manner. While this may be a little tempted to hire a company with the lowest bid, it would be desirable to keep someone who does a good job and save money in the long term. Start your list with at least …