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

Protect Your Goods From Power Outages

4 tips to prevent electronic damage during power disruptions When the weather report predicts any type of storm, it’s time to prepare for the possibility of an electrical outage. Whether it’s the lightning bolts of a thunderstorm, the damaging winds … Continued

Safe Ways to Stay Warm in a House With No Heat

Whether you’re trying to save money on your utility bill, dealing with a power outage or shivering through a furnace breakdown, staying warm in a home with sub-zero temperatures outside can be a challenge. Here are some ways to keep toasty.

Prepare Your Home for Winter’s Chill

Get ready for the cold season with these tips. Winter is the perfect time for sipping hot cocoa and snuggling under cozy blankets. But the changing season also means your home is vulnerable to higher heat bills and winter storms. … Continued

Home Fire Safety & Prevention Tips

Preventing house fires and fire-related injuries from cooking mishaps is on the front burner for National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 6-12, 2013