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Fire Sprinkler Systems

Fire Sprinkler Systems
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Fire Sprinkler Systems

Ideally, all commercial buildings should have a state-of-the-art fire sprinkler system to help save lives and minimize potential structural damage. There are four types of fire spr ...

Ideally, all commercial buildings should have a state-of-the-art fire sprinkler system to help save lives and minimize potential structural damage. There are four types of fire sprinkler systems. In this article, we will explore what sets each one apart so you can learn more abou ...

Taal Volcano 

Taal Volcano 
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Taal Volcano 

On January 12, 2020, the Teal Volcano erupted. The monolithic giant’s last eruption had occurred in 1977. Residents of the island could feel the excessively loud rumbling in waves. ...

On January 12, 2020, the Teal Volcano erupted. The monolithic giant’s last eruption had occurred in 1977. Residents of the island could feel the excessively loud rumbling in waves. By 2 pm, an even stronger eruption was felt and by 3 pm another powerful eruption sent smoke and as ...

Deadly Storms Sweep the Southeast US

Deadly Storms Sweep the Southeast US
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Deadly Storms Sweep the Southeast US

On January 11th, deadly storms descended on the Southeastern United States. Flooding and tornadoes caused extensive destruction leaving 10 people dead. Among the deceased, an elder ...

On January 11th, deadly storms descended on the Southeastern United States. Flooding and tornadoes caused extensive destruction leaving 10 people dead. Among the deceased, an elderly Louisiana couple perished when a tornado picked up their trailer and flung the structure 200 feet ...

New South Wales Brushfires

New South Wales Brushfires
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New South Wales Brushfires

From 2019 to present, the Australian brush-fires have been burning across the continent. As of January 14th, 2020, the fires have consumed over 46 million acres and killed a stagge ...

From 2019 to present, the Australian brush-fires have been burning across the continent. As of January 14th, 2020, the fires have consumed over 46 million acres and killed a staggering billion animals. Many of the creatures were close to extinction when the fires started and expe ...

Intense Weather in Los Angeles and Surrounding Areas: December 2019

Intense Weather in Los Angeles and Surrounding Areas: December 2019
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Intense Weather in Los Angeles and Surrounding Areas: December 2019

In December of 2019, Los Angeles, California was pounded by a series of bizarre storm fronts that brought rain, snow, and even a tornado. The unusual weather shocked residents of L ...

In December of 2019, Los Angeles, California was pounded by a series of bizarre storm fronts that brought rain, snow, and even a tornado. The unusual weather shocked residents of Los Angeles, California.  Many remarked that they had never seen such crazy conditions in the region ...

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: March 25, 1911

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: March 25, 1911
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Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: March 25, 1911

On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in Greenwich Village of New York City caught fire. It would become known as the worst industrial fire in the area’s history and o ...

On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in Greenwich Village of New York City caught fire. It would become known as the worst industrial fire in the area’s history and one of the deadliest in the nation. The fire caused the tragic deaths of 123 women and 23 men. Most w ...

Why are electrical outlets sometimes “upside down?”

Why are electrical outlets sometimes “upside down?”
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Why are electrical outlets sometimes “upside down?”

Wall Outlet Configuration Have you ever noticed what you consider an anomaly in your home or office? Are the electrical outlets ‘upside down’? Like most people, you probably think ...

Wall Outlet Configuration Have you ever noticed what you consider an anomaly in your home or office? Are the electrical outlets ‘upside down’? Like most people, you probably think that the correct position of an electrical outlet receptacle is with the two vertical slots located ...

Why pipes in your home or business freeze

Why pipes in your home or business freeze
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Why pipes in your home or business freeze

Winter has arrived and you might be worried about the pipes in your home or business freezing. When pipes freeze, they can burst and rapidly flood the structure causing extensive w ...

Winter has arrived and you might be worried about the pipes in your home or business freezing. When pipes freeze, they can burst and rapidly flood the structure causing extensive water damage. If there is nobody present at the time of the failure, water will run continuously unti ...

California’s Kincade Fire 

California’s Kincade Fire 
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California’s Kincade Fire 

Beginning on October 23, 2019, Sonoma County, California was affected by the Kincade Fire. The fire ignited at 9:24 pm in the northeast region of Geyserville. It quickly spread and ...

Beginning on October 23, 2019, Sonoma County, California was affected by the Kincade Fire. The fire ignited at 9:24 pm in the northeast region of Geyserville. It quickly spread and would ultimately cover more than 77,758 acres - a massive fire that terrorized the region. The Thr ...

Identifying Hail Storm Damage to Your Roof 

Identifying Hail Storm Damage to Your Roof 
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Identifying Hail Storm Damage to Your Roof 

Everyone worries about damage to their vehicles during a hailstorm - but you should also think about your roof. Roofs are especially vulnerable to the pellet-like action of the ice ...

Everyone worries about damage to their vehicles during a hailstorm - but you should also think about your roof. Roofs are especially vulnerable to the pellet-like action of the ice balls. Hailstorms can be exceptionally destructive, and the amount of damage your property experien ...