childproofing
Time to childproof your home? If you’re a renter, your lease may limit certain modifications that may be necessary for childproofing. But being a good tenant and a good parent don’t…
maintain home fire extinguisher
A fire extinguisher is something most people don’t think about until they need one. While you may be able to use a home fire extinguisher to help you put out…
white living room and kitchen
With a new year comes a renewed desire to improve our health, to become more organized, to save more and spend less. However, have you thought that maybe this could…
holiday pine cones and gifts
Holiday shopping isn’t the only task on your to-do list this season. According to the 2015 Allstate Holiday Home Hazard poll, 67 percent of adults in the U.S. have admitted to having valuables…
family having thanksgiving dinner
Thanksgiving is a holiday that brings people together to enjoy delicious food and the company of loved ones. It also may involve lots of hot cooking surfaces, stressful travel and…
fire extinguisher nozzle
Keeping your residential fire extinguisher clean and working properly can be an important part of any fire response plan. According to Kidde, the pressure gauge should be checked regularly, and fire…
fire extinguisher spray
If you have to use a fire extinguisher inside your home, it can be a hectic, confusing situation, especially if you’ve never used one before. Kidde suggests that homeowners read…
Fire Safety: Here’s How to Choose the Right Fire Extinguisher [VIDEO]
Fire extinguishers are among the most important safety devices in any home or apartment. Used properly, residential fire extinguishers can help prevent small, self-contained fires from spreading and getting out…
parents helping two kids get dressed for halloween
Kids often dress up as their favorite characters and go trick-or-treating on Halloween to collect sweets from their neighbors. This is a long-held tradition for many families, but should only be done…
Quiz: What’s Your Fire Safety Prevention Knowledge?
A home fire occurs every 86 seconds in the United States, according to the report “Fire Loss in the United States During 2014” from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). In 2014,…