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2013-12-17 23:22:04

With the increased risk of fires that comes with multi-unit buildings like apartments and hotels comes an increased discount in the fire prevention product, Fire Avert. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Ever since its invention, Fire Avert has been storming the nation, helping people in all walks of life to protect themselves from the number one cause of home fires and unattended kitchen fires. Fire Avert has recently expanded their retail presence by being sold now in various...

2013-12-13 23:01:09

New duct work offers many benefits. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Master Fire Prevention Systems has announced it will now be providing a different type of stainless steel duct work. Recent legislation in New York State has required a different type of stainless steel duct work with less maintenance, and less labor to install it. The new line of stainless steel duct work is UL-listed and ETL-listed, and New York Fire Department approved. Basically, UL and ETL are stamps of...

2013-12-12 23:23:18

A home fire extinguisher is important for everyone to have on-hand. The home safety specialists at AlarmSystemReport.com created a list of tips to help consumers choose the ideal extinguisher. San Diego, California (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 A fire extinguisher isn’t an option, in the mind of most home security and safety professionals—it’s a necessity. Many people don’t have an extinguisher in their homes, despite its ability to save lives. Even with the presence of the best home...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'