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Water Leak, Home Maintenance, Woman

How to Detect a Water Leak in Your Home

Posted By: Amy Casey on January 17, 2019

We’ve all heard the horror stories - a water leak goes undetected for months on end and results in tens of thousands of dollars in damage once it’s finally found!

Christmas, Christmas Trees, Recycle, Recycling Bin

How to Properly Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Posted By: Amy Casey on December 27, 2018

If this was your first year using a real tree for the holidays, you might be wondering how to properly dispose of it.

Baking, Cookie Cutters, Cooking Safety, Holidays

6 Holiday Cooking Safety Tips

Posted By: Amy Casey on December 19, 2018

For many families the kitchen is the heart of the home during the holidays, where the family gathers to enjoy one another’s company and indulge in a delicious meal!

Fire Prevention, Fire Safety, Winter, Space Heater

Give Your Space Heater Some Space: Portable Heater Safety

Posted By: Amy Casey on December 13, 2018

Wife: “Honey, grab my favorite blanket, my fuzziest socks and a nice cup of cocoa; I’m absolutely freezing!”

Husband: Lugs in the space heater, plugs it in and turns it on. “Your blanket is in the wash, I can’t find your socks and we’re out of cocoa, this will have to do.”

Shoveling, Snow, Winter Tips

Tried & True Snow Removal Safety Tips

Posted By: Amy Casey on December 6, 2018

Every year, thousands of people are injured while removing snow from their property. Depending on the tools used, or lack thereof, snow removal can feel like a daunting task.

Fireplace, Fire, Cozy, Mother, Child

Fire & Ice: 6 Most Common Causes of House Fires in Winter

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 30, 2018

Most of us spend our time cozied up inside throughout the winter longing for the warm weather to return! We run our homes in overdrive during cold weather. The more time we spend indoors, the more chances there are for a house fire to occur.

Packages, Delivered Parcels, At Home, Theft Prevention, Securing Your Home, Holidays, Christmas

Porch Pirates: Protecting Your Holiday Gift Packages

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 29, 2018

Christmas shopping has gotten easier over the years with the help of the internet! Who wants to drive in inclement weather, wait through long lines and tough through the traffic?

Cooking Safety, Fire Safety, Thanksgiving, Fall, Fryer

Keep an Eye on What You Fry: 5 Turkey Fryer Hazards You Need to Know

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 15, 2018

Thanksgiving is a holiday full of tasty treats, but the star is typically a nice juicy turkey! Every family has their preference of how to prepare their turkey; whether it be roasted, smoked or one of the more popular options – fried!

Cooking Safety, Hosting, Thanksgiving, Fall, Holidays, Fire Hazards, Oven, Turkey

Top 3 Thanksgiving Fire Hazards

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 14, 2018

On Thanksgiving we may gather with family and friends, or have a more personal meal. Between cooking, decorating and cleaning, Thanksgiving festivities can become quite a frenzy – a potentially hazardous one at that!

Cleaning, Cleaning Gutters, Ladder, Home Maintanence

6 Fall Home Maintenance Musts: Safeguarding Your Home for Winter

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 7, 2018

The leaves are falling and the weather is changing! All of the beautiful colors that surround us signify that colder months are on the way. Before the temperatures plunge it’s important to get your home ready for winter to avoid costly damage.

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