Category: Home Safety

Posts on lead, asbestos, fire, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and general home safety.

Should I Replace the Drywall? DAD's Construction

Where Do You Need Fire Code Drywall?

Where Do You Need Fire Code Drywall? When performing a bathroom, kitchen, or full interior remodel, clients are often surprised to hear they have firewall’s. These require special consideration.  What is a firewall and where do you need fire code drywall?  A firewall is a special wall or door assembly that is designed to limit […]

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Take Special Care of Vehicles During Wildfire Season

Take Care of Vehicles During Wildfire Season

Take Special Care of Vehicles During Wildfire Season This abbreviated article on “Take Special Care of Vehicles During Wildfire Season” was recently published by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB).  With all the ash and smoke we are receiving, I wanted to share with you this super helpful article. SACRAMENTO – The California Contractors […]

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Fire Hazards in Your Home

Fire Hazards in Your Home

Fire Hazards in Your Home It’s every person’s worst nightmare to be awoken in the middle of the night by the smell of smoke. And unfortunately, this scenario is all too common.  According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there were approximately 355,400 home fires between 2012 and 2016 alone, which caused $6.5 billion […]

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Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms Keeping your home and family safe – Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms provide peace and comfort.  These two inexpensive marvels offer the following benefits: Provide life-saving warnings. Get you out of the house before trapped. Save on home insurance. Provide 24/7 life-saving monitoring. Easy and affordable way to save your […]

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Lead Safety When Remodeling

Lead Safety When Remodeling

Lead Safety When Remodeling There are many things you think about when you decide to remodel your Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, Irvine, or other South Orange County California home. Should we remodel the bathroom first or the kitchen? Should we do a room addition or a complete home remodel?  How do we choose the right […]

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