Protect Your Number One Asset When Making Calls: Your Voice

You can study all you want about how to work with customers over the phone and transfer callers to the right department -- but none of that will help you if your voice is out of whack. When you spend a large part of the day on your phone, it's easy for your voice to start to go, and if it does, that means you can't do a large part of your job. [Read More]

The Type Of Fire Extinguisher You Need For Class A & B Fires

Not all fires need the same type of fire extinguisher. Class A fires are fires that are composed of everyday combustible materials. Class A fires are started and fueled by material such as paper, wood, trash, and clothing. Class B fires are fires that involve flammable liquids and flammable gases, such as gasoline and propane.  Class A and Class B fires are the types that most typically occur around homes and in office spaces, so it's important to know what kinds of extinguishers you need for these fires. [Read More]

3 Tips For Keeping Your Heating Oil Costs Manageable

Most households are trying to find ways to cut ordinary expenses, such as their heating costs. When you use heating oil, although it is more efficient than some energy sources, the costs can add up quickly if you have high demand during an especially cold winter. There are ways to keep your heating costs manageable, even during the coldest of winters. Keep Your Heating System Maintained You should have an annual evaluation of your heating system to fix problems before they start, but also to address seemingly minor issues that can make a dent in your heating oil costs. [Read More]

Don't Forget These Items, New Food Truck And Trailer Owners

Food trucks and concession trailers have become a lucrative way for people to make money in the food industry without worrying about finding restaurant space and paying rent. However, for those starting out, a few surprises lay in wait. These are items that every truck and trailer owner has to account for, but they aren't obvious to people on the outside looking in. Once you get these squared away, though, you shouldn't have to worry about them again except to replace as necessary. [Read More]