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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 greatly reduce the chance of igniting a cooking fire during meal preparation, and understanding how to avoid these fires is simple and smart.… Read more »

Water: Waste Not, Want Not

Water: Waste Not, Want Not

As much as most of us would like to lower water consumption around the house, we seldom do much about it. So the next time you’re about to pay your water bill, pause for a few minutes. Consider that the average household uses 130,000 gallons of water per year, and… Read more »

Chimney Cleaning Recommendations from Paul Davis

Chimney Cleaning Recommendations from Paul Davis

Cleaning your chimney is no easy task, but it’s important to remove buildup in order to prevent house fires. When you clean your chimney you must do a very thorough job to ensure the safety of your home. Here are two simple tips from Paul Davis to help make cleaning… Read more »

Keeping Bandits at Bay

Did you know that most home burglaries are planned? Thieves seek out targets that are easily accessible. They know they can get in quickly, take your valuables, and leave without being detected. While there is no fail-safe way to protect your home, here are some simple steps that will decrease… Read more »

Top 3 Safety Tips in Storing Propane Tanks

Top 3 Safety Tips in Storing Propane Tanks

Did you know propane is an American made resource? Popular for being a clean natural energy resource, propane comes in a gas or liquid form. Propane is easy to use and affordable to heat and cool homes, heat water, heat appliances, barbecue food on the grill, cook food on the… 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 damage annually, according to the US Fire Administration. Astonishingly enough, fire extinguishers were present in only 4% of these fires when non-confined. If a fire… Read more »

What Everyone Should Know About Wildfires!

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 »

Did You Know September is National Preparedness Month?

Did You Know September is National Preparedness Month?

This year’s National Preparedness Month theme from FEMA and Ready.gov is “Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.” Disasters such as storms, flooding, hurricanes, and fires occur year-round throughout North America, which is why it is so important to be ready. Creating a plan and practicing it with your… Read more »

Back to School Safety Precautions from Paul Davis

Back to School Safety Precautions from Paul Davis

August, the time of year to squeeze in last minute vacations, get excited about football season, and prepare for back-to-school. Whether you’re buying school supplies for a little one, prepping your teen for high school, or improving your own education, remember these few safety tips to help make this month… Read more »

The Threat of Wildfires – Safety Tips from Paul Davis

The Threat of Wildfires – Safety Tips from Paul Davis

As of yesterday, at least 14 wildfires were scattered throughout the state of California. This year alone, fire conditions have been the worst on record along the West Coast, but wildfires have the potential to affect most areas of North America. Within just 13 states, $237 billion in property is… Read more »