Harris County Sheriff’s Office Dubs July ‘Watch Your Car Month’
As far as officials with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office are concerned, July is “Watch Your Car Month” and the HCSO’s Auto Theft Unit, in conjunction with the Texas Automobile…
Protect Your Car and Its Contents in Vegas’ Extreme Heat
With temperatures Las Vegas reaching record highs, the term “car accident” takes on a new meaning. Vehicles don’t have to be moving or even occupied to become damaged or disabled.…
Atlanta children making a splash in the summer heat
Summers in “Hotlanta” conjure images of lazy days basking in the warmth. But high temperatures and blazing sunshine call for some precautions, so we’ve compiled a list of local resources…
Grill Safety—Tips to Keep the Focus on Texas Brisket
It’s well-known that, traditionally, BBQ in Texas means one thing: brisket. That tough piece of beef is almost avoided altogether by other styles of barbecue, but in Texas, a nice…
Chicago Officials Offer Top Home Security Tips for Summer
Memorial Day marked the unofficial start of summer—the season many Chicagoans look forward to during the long, grey winters. Whether you decide to picnic in your backyard, soak up the…
Phoenix Fire Department Warns Against Leaving Children, Pets in Vehicles
With temperatures approaching 110 degrees in the Valley of the Sun, it’s a good time to remind people not leave children and pets inside a car. The Phoenix  Fire Department…
Baltimore heat can make summer storms worse, research shows
Does the heat from Baltimore city and surrounding city regions actually affect thunderstorm growth during the summer months? Some research is pointing to yes! Research from a professor from San…
7 Ways to Protect Your Car in Phoenix’s Extreme Heat
It’s no wonder that the Phoenix metro area is called the Valley of the Sun—it’s often so hot, it feels like living on the surface of the sun. The harsh…
Cimate-controlled storage
If you’re preparing for a move to the Valley of the Sun, you should know that Phoenix is one of the hottest U.S. cities. It’s not uncommon for desert temps…
How to Get Your Pool Ready for Summer
As spring turns to summer, it’s time to get your swimming pool ready for weekends filled with lounging, laughing and laps. Before you grab your towel and sunscreen, there are few…