After winter, good weather means getting outside and gathering with friends and family for a backyard BBQ. Before you fire up the grill, consider safety. In 2007, 18,700 people went to an emergency room with injuries linked to grills, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Here are some simple guidelines to ensure BBQ safety:
The amount of homes with hardwood floors is steadily increasing for many reasons, the most prominent being that hardwood floors not only tend to sell homes faster, but they also increase the price. The only downfall is that in the event of a flood or water overflow, hardwood floors cannot be easily taken out and dried like carpet can. This brings us to our question – Can you dry hardwood floors in place, or does everything need to be ripped out and replaced?