Reclaimed Flooring – Preserve the Ecosystem

Flooring is a crucial part of making a house habitable. In today's environment-conscious society, eco-friendly features at home can prove to be an excellent selling point. Installing reclaimed flooring is an inexpensive way to do just that, as well as adding elegance and an old-time charm to your home. There are dealers who salvage wood…

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Summer Pool Openings

So it's summer and time to open the pool. Hmmm where did everything get put back in the fall? Hopefully you packaged all of those little parts in the filter or in a clearly labeled box so that you can find them easily now. If not, happy hunting. But really, opening the pool is just…

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How a Photoswitch Saved My Job

In 1996 I was employed as maintenance supervisor at an olive cannery in the heart of California's fertilizer San Joaquin valley. We were restarting the cannery after an extended downtime while the cannery changed owners. This was my first opportunity to work in the food industry and a cannery. There were issues for me to…

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Foreclosure Floodgates Opening Up Again Can Mean Big Business for Smaller Companies

Just recently, Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson issued orders stating that Bank of America, Citibank, JPMorgan Chase, OneWest, and Wells Fargo had demonstrated the 'reliability of their processes' and that they were granted permission to resume prosecution of uncontested foreclosures in New Jersey. It's not unreasonable to predict other states will follow suit. This means…

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