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,…
Halloween Safety Guide
Halloween is a time to celebrate the playful and even spooky spirit in all of us. Whether you want to turn your abode into a haunted house, make your own…
baby and puppy sleeping under a blanket
As new parents, one of your priorities is your baby’s safety. As your little one starts moving and exploring the house, you’ve probably already taken measures to baby-proof your home.…
Baby Safety Month: 4 Not-So-Obvious Safety Tips for Kids
Safety is a top priority as a parent. You read books, ask for advice and buy all of the available baby-proofing products. But what about the hazards you may not…
Be Prepared: Wildfire Prevention Guide
Do you know the precautions to take if a wildfire threatens your community? In 2015, the U.S. has experienced over 68,000 reported fires burning more than 10.1 million acres across…
Ways to Keep Your Detached Garage Safe and Secure
What do you keep in your garage? Cars? Lawn equipment? Tools? Chances are, you’re storing some valuable belongings in there. While you may have home security measures in place, you…
generator maintenance
As a homeowner, you may keep a portable electric generator on hand to help power one or more critical items in your home during a power outage. But, do you…
How to Protect Your Basement Storage
“Water, water, everywhere” is a dilemma some homeowners may face, particularly if moisture finds its way into the basement. A failed sump pump, for instance, can spell disaster if you…