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When Critters Move Into the Attic

Spring is in the air! Flowers are blooming, grass is growing back, and there are cute, newly born animals everywhere. But no matter how adorable baby squirrels, raccoons, mice, and other creatures may be, they lose quite a bit of their charm when they decide to take up residence in… Read more »

Extra Safety During Flood Alerts

Extra Safety During Flood Alerts

Floods are one of the most powerful and devastating natural disasters that can occur. While some areas are more prone to floods than others, the fact is that almost anywhere there can be rain, there can also be a flood. Serious floods can range from large and foreboding to smaller… Read more »

Fire? How to Create a Safety Escape Plan

Fire? How to Create a Safety Escape Plan

In the event of a fire, having a practiced safety escape plan can save lives. Make sure everyone knows when to call 911, how to get out, where to go, and who to contact in the event of an emergency. Remind others to practice staying low to the floor and… Read more »

Tips to Avoid Kitchen Fires

Tips to Avoid Kitchen Fires

Kitchen fires are the #1 cause of house fires and injuries to homeowners, so avoiding them is a important goal for every household. Taking common-sense precautions can greatly reduce the chance of igniting a cooking fire during meal prep, and understanding how to avoid these fires is easy and smart.… Read more »

Water: No Waste, No Want

Water: No Waste, No Want

As much as the majority of us would like to decrease water consumption around the home, we seldom do anything about it. So the next time you are about to fork out money for your water bill, think about this. Consider that the average house uses 130,000 gallons of water… Read more »

Chimney Cleaning Suggestions

Chimney Cleaning Suggestions

Chimney cleaning isn’t always easy, but it’s important to remove all buildup to remove a potential fire hazard. But like any other important task, it’s important for you to do it as safely as possible. The steps below are a great start: 1. Have the right tools You will need… Read more »

Minimizing The Chances of a Robbery

Minimizing The Chances of a Robbery

Most home burglaries are not randomly executed; they are typically planned. Criminals look for targets that are easy to enter. They want to enter quickly, find your valuables, and get out without being detected. While there isn’t a fail-safe way to completely protect your home, here are some simple steps… Read more »

Store Your Propane Tanks Safely

Store Your Propane Tanks Safely

Did you know propane is a resource made in America? Propane is popular for being a clean natural energy resource, and typically comes in a gas or liquid form. Propane is simple to use and inexpensive to heat and cool houses, heat water, heat appliances, cook food on the grill,… Read more »

Using Fire Extinguishers Effectively from Paul Davis

Using Fire Extinguishers Effectively from Paul Davis

Did you know that 372,900 house fires occur every single year? These fires cause 2,530 deaths, 13,125 injuries and $7 billion in property damage each year, according to the US Fire Administration. Astonishingly, fire extinguishers were present in just 4% of these fires. If a fire happened in your home,… Read more »

What Everyone Should Know About Wildfires!

What Everyone Should Know About Wildfires!

Every year in the United States there are over 100,000 wildfires that damage approximately 5 million acres of land. In the first nine months of 2015, over 8 million acres have already burned. This is 200% higher compared to the same months in 2014. *iii.org. As of September this year,… Read more »