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Your State Plumbing Code – UPC or IPC

Today we have two dominant model plumbing codes in the United States; the International Plumbing Code (IPC) the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC). The International Plumbing Code (IPC) is a proven, comprehensive model plumbing code that works seamlessly with ICC’s family of building codes. It

10 STEPS – HOW TO INSPECT A GARAGE DOOR

Garage Door Safety Sign - Gary Smith - Professional Home Inspector

Springs and spring hardware are under high tension. If a spring is broken, do not operate the door until the spring is replaced. Do not try to remove, repair or adjust springs or any door parts or mounting surfaces, such as wood blocks, steel brackets, cables or other like items. Because of potential dangers involved, all repairs and adjustments must be performed by a trained door systems technician using proper tools and instructions.

10 Bathroom Safety Tips for the Elderly

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As we age, our senses of sight, touch, hearing, and smell tend to decline. Our physical abilities are reduced, and certain tasks such as stretching, lifting, and bending become more difficult. In addition, we also experience a slowing of judgment and reaction time. As a result, we cannot respond as quickly as when we were younger.