Fireplace Safety

The U.S. Fire Administration states that 75 percent of confined home heating fires occur in the chimney and flue of your fireplace. Performing simple safety measures and maintenance on your fireplace will ensure your family and home stay safe. Here are some fireplace safety tips to consider: Keep it clear. Clear out any debris from…

Winterize Your Car

Cold temperatures and icy roads can create additional hazards for drivers and place extra seasonal strains on your car. In addition to making sure your vehicle is prepared for slippery road conditions, it is equally important to ensure it is in top mechanical condition to avoid getting stranded when the temperature drops. Travelers recommends the following…

Winter Driving Tips for Truckers

One of the joys of the trucking business is the ability to travel across the country and experience the beauty of different roads from coast to coast. However, this also means you must prepare for various types of driving conditions. The winter months make for treacherous road conditions across much of the country with heightened risks…

Employing the Best Drivers

If you’re experiencing driver shortages, you may feel compelled to quickly fill an empty position to avoid undelivered cargo that’s costing you money; however you may end up spending more money in the long run if you hire unfit drivers who are a risk to themselves, your company and the public. Characteristics of Risky Drivers…

Preparing Your Home for the Winter

Annually preparing your home for winter is an important task every homeowner should take. The following winter maintenance tips provided by Travelers can help you prepare your home to withstand another cold season. Your Heating System Before winter Have your furnace or boiler checked and serviced by a licensed contractor at least once a year,…

Holiday Decorations within Community Associations

The holidays are upon us and with it comes the sparkle and shine of holiday decorations. Community associations welcome and appreciate the beauty during the holiday season, but there are restrictions and rules within the community gates. Writing violation letters for holiday decorations is not enjoyable for anyone involved and it’s important that associations follow the bylaws. The…

Storm Water Drain Cleaning to Relieve Flooding in Ocean City

Recently, the Town of Ocean City personnel discussed implementation of a storm-drain cleaning project. The project is currently underway throughout the Town of Ocean City. The focus is help alleviate flooding caused during rainfall occurrences, which is a present concern in many communities throughout Ocean City. The Town of Ocean City has done a great job throughout the years with…