Green Lumber And Construction

Perhaps you have heard the term “green lumber” before but are not sure what it is. Green lumber is also referred to as wet lumber. As the latter name would suggest it is wood with a high moisture content that is used in construction. As we would expect from a living...

What Is Defensible Space?

As we know there has been many wildfires this year, which has led to great loss of property, not to mention life. Is there anything we can do to help in the protection of our homes when it comes to this? One way is by something referred to as...

Using Your Ladder Safely

Ladders are a very useful tool when used properly. This time of year especially, we might start to need one. No one needs any special permit to own and operate a ladder, but that doesn't necessarily mean that we know the correct way to use one...

Is my chimney earthquake proof?

Earthquakes arrive without notice and bring with them a lot of destruction, as we are all too aware here in Southern California. How can you make sure your chimney would be safe in an earthquake? Did you know that your chimney doesn't just fall...