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Posts from the ‘Residential’ Category

  • April 1st, 2013

    Spring Fever!

    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

    How’s Your Socks Life?

    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

    How to Create a Healthier Home in the Year Ahead

    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

    Preparing for the Next Super Storm

    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

    Suit Up for Safety: Stylin’ with Personal Protection Gear

    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

    Toxic Spill Containment in the Home

    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 10th, 2012

    A chemical leak caused concern in Norton, MA

    A chemical leak caused concern in Norton, MA 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.