Dispelling the Misperceptions About Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems

Most homes in the United States are protected from fire by smoke detection systems, but have you considered a residential fire sprinkler system? Residential sprinkler systems reduce the chances of dying in a fire by 69% when compared to a … Continue reading

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Participating in the Sharing Economy? Don’t Overlook Potential Exposures

Seventy-two percent of Americans have used some type of shared or on-demand online service. As more individuals opt into the sharing economy—especially short-term vacation rentals—it is increasingly important you don’t overlook potential exposures. Imagine the situation where you decide to … Continue reading

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Home Projects and Hospital Visits

According to the Home Safety Council, “an estimated 43 million homeowners attempted some 57 million home improvement projects in 2011, but about one in five were expected to sustain some kind of injury.”

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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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Winter’s Almost Over: Call an Arborist

After you shovel the last snowfall of the season (We hope!) off your walkway, schedule an appointment with a tree expert to assess the health of your trees. Your trees may have survived a steady stream of winter storms, but they also may have been weakened and could pose a threat when the next storm hits.

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Super Bowl Smarts

Ready for the big game? Having guests or a party for the Super Bowl? While you’re planning the fun foods and beverages, don’t forget the most important party detail, guest safety!
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Ho-Ho-Home Protection

As well as a happy season with your friends, family and loved ones, we also wish everyone a safe holiday.  The National Crime Prevention Council warns that families should be extra careful during the holidays, as potential thieves are aware of the many gifts … Continue reading

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Starting the Wrong Flame

Cooking equipment fires are the leading cause of U.S. home fires, and the number of home cooking equipment fires increases significantly during the winter holidays. Most cooking-related house fires can be prevented by following a few simple safety rules.

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Taking Some Horror From Halloween

Halloween is supposed to be scary, but it need not be dangerous or litigious. Before you hand out your first piece of candy to the masked goblins at your front door, take some precautions to help make sure everyone is … Continue reading

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Behind the Walls

Behind the walls and in the ceilings of every house is a web of electrical wires for the growing number of home electronics. Those wires, if not properly installed, insulated or grounded could create “hot spots” behind the walls that … Continue reading

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