Posts from the ‘Residential’ Category
April 1st, 2013
It’s that time again: our spring-ahead clocks have provided an extra hour of daylight, the kids are itching to be out of school, and spring fever in general can lead to…overindulgence. This is the nature of the human condition: sometimes the chocolate mousse cake has our name on it; sometimes that all-you-can-eat buffet sounds simply [...]
March 18th, 2013
Socks. They come in all lengths and colors and sizes, and our toes wouldn’t be snuggly-warm and dry without them. So why should feet have all the fun? When it comes to spill containment, XSORB wants you to enjoy a happy socks life. That’s why we’ve created seventeen different types of absorbent socks: not for [...]
January 14th, 2013
You might think your home is one of the safest possible places to be. And while that’s true in some respects (you’re unlikely to be hit by a car in your living room), most homes harbor an array of toxic everyday products that can make people and pets sick. Here are six simple steps you [...]
November 28th, 2012
Now that Hurricane Sandy is through battering the East coast, we hope everyone is safe, and those who’ve been evacuated will be able to return home soon. We’re very fortunate in California, where all we have to worry about is the occasional earthquake. But regardless of where we live, it pays to be prepared. So [...]
November 14th, 2012
Fashion is so personal. Some people like to wear pants that redefine “low rise”. Some sashay in T-Shirts that double as dresses. And some prefer personal protection gear like the Tychem TK 640 Deluxe Level A Front Entry Suitthat recalls early space-age movies. Even the name sounds otherworldly. While you’re unlikely to be mistaken for [...]
July 3rd, 2012
You may not realize it, but your home is full of toxic substances. The average household stores paint, drain cleaner, household cleansers, pesticides, gasoline, oil and other flammable liquids somewhere in the garage, tool shed or inside the house but doesn’t prepare for the possibility of a toxic spill cleanup. You may not think of them [...]
May 11th, 2012
A chemical spill in Bryan County, Oklahoma, sent emergency officials and local residents scrambling on May 1, 2012, KTEN reports.
May 10th, 2012
In late April, a portion of North Worcester Street in Norton, Massachusetts, was closed for over three hours after water department employees discovered a gas line leak, The Sun Chronicle reports.
May 8th, 2012
In Beaufort County, South Carolina, residents have been evacuated, and the Sheldon Fire District has requested assistance from surrounding firefighters in response to a chemical spill off of Buckfield Road, The Island Packet reports.
April 9th, 2012
An evacuation in St. Lucas, Iowa, came after two anhydrous ammonia tanks broke loose from the truck that was towing them on April 6, 2012, reports the Coshocton Tribune.