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When Critters Move Into the Attic

Spring is in the air! Flowers are blooming, grass is growing back, and there are cute, newly born animals everywhere. But no matter how adorable baby squirrels, raccoons, mice, and other creatures may be, they lose quite a bit of their charm when they decide to take up residence in… Read more »

Vacation Home Security

Vacation Home Security

When you leave your vacation property and close it up until next year, how do you keep it safe? With today’s updated innovations, monitoring your second property from afar is more hassle-free than ever before. The most powerful means to lock down your second home is to have a monitored… Read more »

Fire? How to Create a Safety Escape Plan

Fire? How to Create a Safety Escape Plan

In the event of a fire, having a practiced safety escape plan can save lives. Make sure everyone knows when to call 911, how to get out, where to go, and who to contact in the event of an emergency. Remind others to practice staying low to the floor and… Read more »

Top Causes of Kitchen Fires

Top Causes of Kitchen Fires

Kitchen fires are the #1 cause of house fires and injuries to homeowners, so avoiding them is a worthy goal for every household. Taking common-sense precautions can decrease the chance of starting a cooking fire during meal preparation, and understanding how to avoid these fires is simple and smart. Listed… Read more »

Water: Waste Not, Want Not

Water: Waste Not, Want Not

As much as most of us want to lower water consumption around the house, we seldom do much about it. So the next time you’re about to fork out money for your water bill, think about this. Consider that the average house uses 130,000 gallons of water per year, and… Read more »

What to Do Before Cleaning Your Chimney

What to Do Before Cleaning Your Chimney

Chimney cleaning is no easy task, but it’s important to remove buildup to remove a potential fire hazard. When you clean your chimney, you need to do a very thorough job to ensure your home remains safe. Start with the two tips below: 1. Have the right tools You will… Read more »

How to Think Like a Home Invader

How to Think Like a Home Invader

Did you know that most home burglaries are premeditated? Thieves search for easily-accessible targets where they can enter, find and take any valuables, and exit without being detected. While there isn’t a fail-safe way to protect your home, here are some simple steps that will decrease the likelihood of a… Read more »

Top 3 Safety Tips in Storing Propane Tanks

Top 3 Safety Tips in Storing Propane Tanks

Did you have any idea propane is a resource made in America? Propane’s popularity is derived from being a clean natural energy resource, and typically comes in a gas or liquid form. Propane is simple to use and inexpensive to heat and cool properties, heat water, heat appliances, cook food… Read more »

Fire Extinguisher Safety from Paul Davis

Fire Extinguisher Safety from Paul Davis

Did you know that 372,900 fires occur in homes every single year? These fires result in 2,530 deaths, 13,125 injuries and $7 billion in property loss annually, according to the US Fire Administration. Astoundingly, fire extinguishers were present in just 4% of these fires. If a fire occurred in your… Read more »

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What Everyone Should Know About Wildfires!

Every year in the United States there are over 100,000 wildfires that damage approximately 5 million acres of land. In the first nine months of 2015, over 8 million acres have already burned. This is 200% higher compared to the same months in 2014. *iii.org. As of September this year,… Read more »