Unoccupied Homes Need Extra Care

A growing range of high-tech products are available to help homeowners mitigate risks from water or mold damage in unoccupied, secondary homes.

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Quick as Lightning

Severe weather can develop rapidly and when you hear thunderstorms roll in, you are in striking distance of lightning. In this recent story, nearly two dozen children were injured during a camp session. Continue reading

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Remembering Boat Basics

This recent boating tragedy is a reminder that accidents often happen when safety basics are ignored or forgotten. Continue reading

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Pool Chemical Safety

Pool chemicals maintain the clarity and safety of pool water, but can present hazards if they aren’t used or stored properly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, pool chemical injuries account for more than 4,600 emergency room visits annually.

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Going Away Smarts

Excited about your upcoming vacation? Just don’t excite potential burglars who are equally anxious for your departure! Experts agree that by taking a few simple precautions you can help reduce the threat of home break-ins.

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Avoiding Riding Mower Hazards

Riding mower injuries accounted for an estimated 34,000 emergency room visits annually from 2010 to 2012 and about 90 deaths annually from to 2007 to 2009, according to the Consumer Products Safety Commission.

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Boating After Dark

Sunset doesn’t automatically mean your boating fun is over for the day. By paying attention to your surroundings and following important safety tips, you can enjoy your time on the water well into the nighttime hours.

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