A Lesson in Lightning Safety: Prevent and Protect

The summer months of June through August see the largest number of home fires caused by lightning strikes. How do you help protect your family and your home? We’ve compiled this primer on the risks of lightning and the precautions … Continued

Fire Pit Safety Tips: Do’s and Don’ts

Building a fire pit can be as simple as circling stones in your backyard or as complex as a professionally built unit on your patio. Either way, keep safety in mind. Here are some fire pit safety tips from ThisOldHouse … Continued

Potential Dangers Your Piping System Could Cause

Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing – or CSST – is a flexible yellow pipe used to provide natural gas and propane to many homes and businesses. If you live or work in a structure built between 1990 and 2006, or if … Continued

Fireplace Safety Tips to Start the Season Right

As the weather gets colder and your fireplace becomes more than a decorative focal point, be sure it’s up for the task of keeping your family warm and toasty – and safe. Our list will help. First, make sure your … Continued

Tis’ the Season…for Theft Prevention

The holidays are a cheerful time, but while you’re celebrating, someone may be eyeing those new gifts. Beware of the burglars waiting to get their hands on your presents. According to Nationwide claims data over the past three years, there … Continued

8 Ways to Winterize Your Home for the Cold Weather

Last year’s winter season will be remembered for bringing record-breaking snowfall to much of the country, with cities including Detroit and Chicago having some of their snowiest months on record. Parts of America were unprepared for the heavy storms, such … Continued

Baby-Proofing 2.0

5 new safety hazards every parent needs to know about.

Prepare Your Home for Seniors

Make your living space safe and comfortable for older adults. Many older people prefer the comforts of a home over the transition to a senior living facility. But the truth is that most homes are not as well equipped as … Continued