Grilling Safety: Rules to Remember This Summer

According to the National Fire Protection Agency, there are approximately 8,900 home fires and 19,700 injuries related to grilling accidents. Structure fires comprise about 3,900 of the 8,900 grilling fires each year, and outside or unclassified fires make up around 4,900 of the reported fires. Thermal burns make up about half of the 19,700 grilling […]

How Many Smoke Detectors Do I Need In My Home?

The modern lifestyle is one of the many causes of fire spreading faster in homes than in the past. That’s why smoke alarms are essential to any home fire safety plan. These devices can help prevent injuries, save lives, and reduce property damage. But you may ask, “How many smoke detectors do I need in my […]

Why Is My Smoke Detector Chirping? Causes and How to Fix

It’s frustrating when your smoke detector starts chirping for no apparent reason. Once you dismiss the possibility of smoke or carbon monoxide, there is a multitude of other potential factors to figure out. So what’s making your smoke detector chirp and how do you make it stop? Types of Smoke Detectors There are two types […]

How to Prevent Pipes from Bursting During Winter Storms

Winter is a great time for outdoor snow fun. Ice skating, sledding, skiing, snowmobiling, making snowmen, and building snow forts fill our free time. But winter is also the time to take care of homes and business buildings to prevent damage from freezing temperatures. When temperatures plunge, chances for freezing pipes skyrocket! This is the […]