Tag Archives: Safety

The Point’s Picks for June 15th

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these summary posts. But much has transpired in recent days. So to revive this habit, I’ve once again assembled a curated listing of attention-holding items from the last week or so. … Continue reading

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Historic Windows: Some Primitive Treatments

Here are examples of two types of primitive window treatment we’ve chosen for several of our historic 12/12 windows in the Mansfield House (well, for the three clean ones, anyway). For the two front windows of the Hall, we’re using … Continue reading

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Scraper On A Stick

The Problem: How do you scrape peeling paint from an overhead area without having to set a ladder or scaffold up? Here’s an example — large swatches of paint peeling from a water damaged ceiling. The ceiling is going to … Continue reading

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The Point’s Picks for January 20th

Now that the holidays are over and everyone’s down to business again, what better thing to do than publish our first weekly summary of the New Year? So with no further ado, here, once again, is our hand-picked, curated summary … Continue reading

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The Point’s Picks for December 2nd

This past week was a very busy one, with lot’s of heads-down focus on off-line efforts, and pray little time for blogging or other fun activities. I’d hoped to get one regular blog post out this week, but it just … Continue reading

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LeadCheck® Test Drive

LeadCheck® Swabs, by Hybrivet Systems, Inc., are simple, self-contained, chemical swabs used to quickly test for the presence of lead in paint and other materials. Their use is approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for compliance with the agency’s … Continue reading

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Bag Your Safety Gear!

That’s right: Bag your safety gear! No, I don’t mean discard it. A practice I’ve established for myself is using a gear bag for dedicated storage of all my personal safety gear. And nothing else. Keeping everything in a single, … Continue reading

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