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Window Safety Days

In order to raise awareness on Window Safety, the BCA has launched a bi-annual Window Safety Campaign to remind home owners to check and maintain their windows.  6th June (06/06) and 12th December (12/12) have been designated as Window Safety Days. In the past, BCA has organized exhibitions so as to enable the public to learn some simple maintenance steps through demos and window mock-ups.  Window safety checks are made easier too with a DIY inspection kit that includes an instructional manual, Read more [...]

Falling Maids

As with any other home décor fixture, windows, grilles and doors need cleaning and upkeep.  Windows especially need regular cleaning to allow natural light and keep the outside view clear and unobstructed.  However, window cleaning comes with an inherent risk for the person cleaning them.  There’s an obvious risk of falling off from the windows when one tries to clean them from outside.  And a fall from a height is likely to be fatal. In Singapore, where house maids are commonly tasked Read more [...]