Archive for February, 2016

Is Your Water Bill Insane? Why Spikes in Water Usage Could Indicate Broken or Leaky Sewers

Written by Wall Street News on February 29th, 2016. Posted in Drain cleaning, Pipe rehabilitation, Sewer replacement schaumberg

Drain inspection chicago

It is one of the worst feelings a homeowner can experience: purchasing a dream home and then realizing that the inspection did not cover the entire sewer line. Home inspections that are done in advance of a residential sale are not typically required to cover the part of the sewer line that connects a home to the city’s sewer system. And having the sneaking suspicion that pipe replacement is necessary is even worse when it is confirmed. Experts say that there are a few warning signs that a sewer camera inspection — or sewer repair — may be needed.

Homeowners — and renters — should keep an eye on their water bills. Some water companies have a section on their websites that allows customers to see their average water use by month and sometimes by year. Average water use for a family of

What a Water Conductivity Monitor Can Tell You about Water Quality

Written by Wall Street News on February 29th, 2016. Posted in Conductivity monitor, Water quality testing kits, Water resistivity

Water conductivity monitor

Access to quality drinking water is a problem for billions of people across the planet. Inadequate santitation is the leading cause of water contiamination worldwide. As a result, at least 2.5 billion people lack access to decent water. This is one of the reasons that diarrheal disease kills more children under five years old than tuberculosis, HIV and malaria combined. Even in areas where santitation is available, not all water is pure enough to consume. In the United States, nearly 44% of all streams, 64% of all lacks and 30% of bays and estuaries have water that is clean and pure enough for fishing and swimming. Water quality is everyone’s problem. One way to measure the purety of a sample of water is to use a water conductivity monitor.

A water conductivity monitor measures how much

The Benefits of Business Signage

Written by Wall Street News on February 26th, 2016. Posted in Large business signs, Sign company st louis, Signs st louis

Panel sign st louis

What drives you into a business? How many times have you encountered an appealing business sign and decided to walk in because of it? While many say not to judge a book by its cover, it is unfortunately in our nature to do so. And this is especially true for businesses and their signs. If likening a business to a book, business signs and window graphics are the cover art of a business that ultimately draws you in to read the book — or make a purchase, rather.
If you’re a business owner and you’re wondering whether or not business window graphics and banners will help to get your store noticed, then read on to find out some of the benefits of investing in window graphics:

When yo

3 General Aspects of Energy Companies

Written by Wall Street News on February 26th, 2016. Posted in Energy companies in dc, Power suppliers, The deregulation of electricity markets

Nj electric suppliers

With the deregulation of electricity markets and rise of alternative electricity companies that’s happened recently, energy companies have changed and evolved quite a bit in many parts of the country. For example, the average cost to deliver electricity for investor-owned utilities was 7.1 cents per kilowatt hour and generation accounted for approximately two-thirds of that cost in 1995.

According to the Edison Electric Institute, the cost of generating electrons currently accounts for less than half of the price of electricity in today’s day and age. That being said, there are still many aspects of power suppliers and energy companies that remains virtually the

Day Care and the Digital Age — How Technology Has Integrated With Child Care

Written by Wall Street News on February 26th, 2016. Posted in Child care management software, Daycare, Daycare computer software

Child care

After school programs and child care facilities have always been a popular means of ensuring that your child gets all the care and attention they need, even when work or other obligations are keeping you from being there every second of every day. Time is tough to find these days with work, school, family events, and everything else tugging at our free time. Even with both parents of a child or children present, it can be difficult to ensure that coverage is always available.

In fact, about 23 percent of children under the age of five are in some form of organized child care arrangement, be it day care, nurseries, preschools, etc. This includes about a third of those with an employed mother and about a qu

Cleaning Is Important and Green Is a Good way to go

Written by Wall Street News on February 25th, 2016. Posted in Medical office cleaning services, Medical office cleaning services bakersfield, When to look for a janitorial service

Green janitorial services

Some people never consider how clean their office, gym or grocery store is, but for many people, it is in the forefront of their mind. For example, 88% of people in a survey said they wouldn’t use a gym that had issues with cleanliness. Another 71% believe that at some point in their work career a dirty office has made them sick at least once. That just goes to show you how important it is to keep your business clean for the sake of both your customers and your employees.

If you have a small store or office, you may be tempted to clean it yourself or have staff do it to save money, but that can be a mistake. For one thing, it’s a lot more work than it may seem. And if you leave it up to an unreliable staff member, that person likely will not do a good job. It really can be worth the money to hire

How to Obtain a Small Loan For Your Business — And When

Written by Wall Street News on February 23rd, 2016. Posted in Small business lending, Small business loans, Unsecured business funding

Small business lending news

Small business loans are growing in popularity. In today’s ever-evolving financial marketplace, lenders and funding experts have really come into their own. Businesses always need money to continue operating, though difficult market conditions or strained financial times may mean that there simply isn’t enough of it going around for some businesses to stay afloat.

Luckily, acquiring a small loan to weather the storm is easier today than it ever has been in the past. It is estimated that there are around 25-27 million small businesses in operation today, accounting for anywhere between 60-80% of all jobs. Clearly then, these businesses are vital to the health of our e

The Two Types of Fire Protection

Written by Wall Street News on February 23rd, 2016. Posted in Fire protection engineering companies, Ft. lauderdale fire protection, Tampa fire protection

Fire alarm service tampa

While technology has provided a certain amount of protection from many natural forces that have affected civilization, fire remains a threat, both to people and property. Commercial fires occur for a variety of reasons and carry a high price when they occur in dollar value and casualties. Luckily, there are an array of commercial fire protection methods, usually divided into two categories, active and passive fire protection.

Active Fire Protection

These methods of commercial fire protection require some action or a specific motion in order to effectively be employed against a fire. These actions can be automated as well as being manual processes. These techniques are what most people

How Chargebacks Can Help You Battle Credit Card Fraud Right Away

Written by Wall Street News on February 23rd, 2016. Posted in Card not present fraud prevention, Ecommerce merchant account, Payment services

Credit cards payment system

People once predicted that cash would become obsolete and everything would be done with a swipe of a plastic credit card. Although cash is still around, credit card use is still on the rise, especially with the rise of online shopping. According to a Forrester Research survey conducted in 2014, online retail is supposed to hit sales of almost $375 billion in 2017 — up over a $1 million from 2012. However, as credit card use increases, so does the opportunity for credit card fraud. Studies have shown that six out of ten consumers are worried about credit card fraud when they make purchases online. Although retailers have made strides in ensuring secure payment for consumers and making sure that payment processin

How Pharmaceutical Companies Are Keeping Consumers Protected From Counterfeit Drugs With Serialisation Techniques

Written by Wall Street News on February 22nd, 2016. Posted in Blister pack packaging, Pharma track and trace, Serialisation pharma

Track and trace pharma

Science is an amazing thing in the right hands. However, many people have been using it to their own advantage in a way that does not benefit the larger public. For example, drug counterfeit and adulteration has become a huge problem in recent years and something that many people aren’t aware of. The Internet only further drives the illegal drug trade and fake prescription medicines are in high demand. Pharmaceutical companies are trying desperately to fix the widespread problem and introducing stricter measures and protocols that they hope will help stop a serious issue. Serialisation pharma is one of those measures — making sure that each package that goes through an assembly line is followed until delivery into a store near you, to assure that nothing has been tampered with or rerouted.