Marathon Madness: 9 Facts That May Surprise You

With the 35th Anniversary of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon upon us, let’s not ignore some other highly touted races. The Columbus Marathon, known for the help it provides to the inspirational patients at Nationwide Children’s … Continued

School Fire Safety: Prevention Begins with Education

Now that we’ve covered fire safety tips for the home and workplace, it’s time to move on to our schools. According to the National Fire Protection Association, U.S. fire departments respond to approximately 5,690 fires at education buildings each year. Preparation … Continued

Workplace Fire Safety: Everyone Has a Job

Welcome to the second edition of our Fire Prevention Week 2014 series. Now that we’ve established fire safety tips for your home, let’s focus on the workplace. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, over 5,000 people are injured … Continued

Home Fire Safety: One Room at a Time

We’re kicking off our Fire Prevention Week 2014 series with tips on how to protect your home and what’s in it. Think of each room as a separate entity with its own set of rules. Begin in the bedroom The … Continued

6 Common Household Myths Debunked

We’ve all heard myths and rumors about how safe or efficient household appliances are. Let’s take a look at some of the more popular ones and see what’s fact and what’s fiction.  1. Rinse your dishes before putting them in … Continued

The Benefits of a Fortified Home

The safety of a home largely depends on the materials it is made of — high-quality materials can help protect you and your loved ones from whatever weather comes your way. The FORTIFIED Home program, recently launched by the Insurance … Continued

5 Tips for Buying Furniture on a Budget

After moving into a new home, it’s going to hit you: The rooms won’t decorate themselves. While the idea of spending more money makes your stomach churn, it is possible to furnish on a budget. Here are some less expensive … Continued