Stonehouse Blog and Safety News

Mon, 2011-03-28
How fast is lightning fast?  Is it the blink of an eye?  The flash you see before you hear the thunder?  The response time of your new, super-fast computer?  In relation to your business, it might be an order that you don’t have to think about- before you even wonder where it is... Read Full Story
Fri, 2011-10-14
Even though the 2011-2012 ski season is just about to get underway, Senator Mark Udall is dreaming of summer mountain activities.  Senate Bill S.382 is working its way through Congress.  It amends a 25-year old law to help the National Forest Service streamline permitting for ropes... Read Full Story
Thu, 2011-10-06
When you're standing at the top of the mountain just before you start an epic ski run, have you ever wondered what's around you?  Maybe you just visited another resort recently, or you climbed a nearby 14er last summer.  Without having an expert that knows the names and locations and can... Read Full Story
Fri, 2011-09-30
In the previous article, Let’s Talk Substrates I, we showcased our standard substrate materials, including some of their specific properties.  This article explains some additional substrate materials that we offer, ranging from everyday materials to substrates we recommend for specific... Read Full Story
Tue, 2011-09-27
Hazardous chemicals are used everywhere. Even household cleaning supplies contain things that aren’t considered friendly. Every employee has the right to know what chemicals are used around them and haveways to protect themselves. This article offers some different perspectives of how to... Read Full Story
Mon, 2011-09-26
Skiing out of bounds and on closed trails is usually seen as an ultimate thrill. It is also extremely dangerous.  Ignoring posted safety signs in ski areas can put your life at risk, and endangers those who might have to rescue you.In the article below, Dean Kahn of The Bellingham Herald... Read Full Story
Fri, 2011-09-16
Dirty hands and clouds of chalk dust are becoming obsolete.  Dry erase boards are rapidly replacing the archaic chalkboard, becoming an effective tool for communication in offices and classrooms nationwide.A dry erase board is easy to use, easy to clean, and can last for a long time.There are... Read Full Story
Tue, 2011-09-13
Stonehouse Signs would like to introduce our brand new line of 4.7 mil polyester paper tag material.  It’s modest price point and excellent product specifications make it the perfect alternative to other tear-resistant materials in the market today! Scroll Down To See The Technical and... Read Full Story
Fri, 2011-09-02
The first article of this series, Baked Enamel: What’s the Deal, explains why Stonehouse Signs uses a polyester baked enamel finish for the majority of our customers.  We also helped you determine which properties are most important for your particular application in What Is ‘Outdoor Durable... Read Full Story
Fri, 2011-08-26
Every time an excavation crew digs near your buried cables or underground utilities, you run the risk that they will sever the lifeblood of your company. Any service interruption or extended down time isn’t just frustrating to end users- it can cost thousands of dollars in lost time and lost... Read Full Story
Thu, 2011-08-25
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) can save your life- if you use it.  In a web survey conducted by Kimberly-Clark Professional in June and July this year, 69% of respondents said the primary cause of PPE non-compliance was because workers think personal protection equipment was not required.... Read Full Story