Appliance Certifications | What Do They Really Mean?

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It’s always great to hear that your appliances are certified.  We know we should look for the different stickers or stamps of approval, but we might not necessarily know what they mean.  That’s why we’re going to talk about some of the more common Appliance Certifications so you can understand just what they mean. Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week: Forearm Forklift Lifting Straps

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This week’s pick goes out to the Forearm Forklift Lifting Straps.  We know, you’re probably wondering what in the world is a Forearm Forklift?   It’s not an actual forklift, but it can help you lift like one.
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The Forearm Forklift Lifting Straps are meant to help with heavy lifting, especially when it comes to bulky hard to grip items.  The unique design of the two straps allows for better leverage and helps to promote proper lifting techniques to make moving large items easier and better prevent injuries.  They’re even OSHA accepted to reduce back injuries due to heavy and repetitive lifting.   Continue reading

Legionnaires Disease | Keeping You and Your Air Conditioner Safe

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Today’s blog post is a little different from some of our previous posts in that it is not entirely appliance related.  Legionnaires Disease, caused by a bacteria that survives in water and water systems, has been in the news lately in relation to air conditioner units, most recently Evaporative Condensers and Cooling Towers in HVAC systems in large buildings such as office complexes.

In light of recent events, today we’re going to share some information with you on what you can do to keep you and your unit safe with a few recommendations from OSHA and highlight some basic maintenance tips.

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