Insurance Blog

10 Easy Ways to Prevent a Dryer Fire

Posted By: Amy Casey on February 17, 2020

Laundry might be part of our weekly routine, but oftentimes, cleaning your dryer isn’t. Believe it or not, one-third of dryer fires are caused by an accumulation of lint within the vent system.

Reaching for Safety: 10 Do's and Don'ts of Using Extension Cords

Posted By: Amy Casey on February 6, 2020

Extension cords cause over 3,000 home fires each year, resulting in an average of 50 fatalities and nearly 300 injuries. Oftentimes, extension cords are used improperly and can overheat or short out.

5 of the Best and Worst Home Remedies for Burns

Posted By: Amy Casey on February 3, 2020

Whether you singe your hand while straightening your hair with a flat iron or accidentally grab the cookie sheet without an oven mit – burns are definitely unpleasant. Believe it or not, contact burns are one of the most common household injuries.

5 Ways to Protect Your Personal Data

Posted By: Amy Casey on January 21, 2020

Identity theft and fraud are some of the fastest growing crimes in America, affecting 14.4 million in 2018.

How Many Smoke Detectors Should I Have in My Home?

Posted By: Amy Casey on December 26, 2019

When it comes to protecting yourself and your loved ones, preparation is key.

10 Holiday Savings Tips to Stretch Your Holiday Budget

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 25, 2019

Between your friends, family and coworkers – gift giving can become quite the endeavor during the holidays. Not only does it take a lot of time and effort, the dollar signs seem to add up so quickly!

4 Ways to Handle Critters Under Your Porch

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 18, 2019

Whether you hear them scurrying around or see them three times a day – sharing your home with a critter is simply a nuisance. Without your action, they will make themselves right at home with no intention of leaving!

5 Checkpoints for a functioning Furnace

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 5, 2019

It’s that time of year again – the leaves are falling and the temperature is dropping! If you haven’t already fired up your furnace, chances are you’ll be forced to very soon.

3 Holiday Decorating Dangers to Keep in Mind

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 4, 2019

With all of the excitement of the holidays, it can be difficult to remember safety. Your best bet is to start off safe while you’re decorating your home to prevent any misfortune over the holiday season. Above all else, remember to address these three dangers:

12 Principle Do's and Dont's of Using A Wood Burning Stove

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 1, 2019

While wood stoves do a great job at heating smaller areas of the home, using them as a supplementary source of heat has led to an alarming – and growing – number of fires traceable to careless installation or misuse.

Pages