Archive for May 2010

New Laws for CO Detectors for Oregon & Washington

New Rules for Carbon Monoxide Detectors will affect Oregon and Washington homeowners in 2011. Both the Oregon and Washington legislatures have passed laws that will affect new home construction and the purchase or sale of existing homes. Carbon Monoxide poisoning affects thousands every year, and the installation of carbon monoxide (CO) detectors will by mandated…

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Personal Safety Tips

I recommend self defense classes for everyone.  I feel it is important to know what to do in a situation where you are being threatened,  this can come about very quickly and you will need to react without having to think.  So being prepared is paramount. I help teach self defense classes with both Sifu…

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Home Safety Tips

These may seem simple but it’s a good place to start. 1) Keep your doors locked.  It’s surprising how many people forget this simple thing. 2) Keep any garage doors locked and the door from your garage that enters into your house locked.  It’s an added layer of protection if a burglar manages to get…

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