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 […]
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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 […]
The centerpiece of every Thanksgiving table is the turkey. And since it’s such a big part of the family getting together, it has to be good! Cooking a whole turkey takes time, and since it is usually done once a year, most people tend to forget how to do it (well). Many people also can be negligent […]
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 […]
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 […]
What is a Home Invasion: Understanding the True Cost of a Break In
Have you ever wondered how much a home break in would cost? In this blog, we break down the true cost of a home invasion: how much you could lose and the damages you didn’t even think of. Instead of taking the risk of being burglarized, read why having a home security system is the best choice for your household.
The fire department responds to a fire every 24 seconds. Protect your home and loved ones by following these simple fire safety tips.
July 4th is coming up, which means time with your families, BBQ, and fireworks. Are you up to date on your firework safety knowledge? Read more today to make sure you’re keeping yourself, your family, and your home protected.
How Long Do Smoke Detectors Last: A Guide on Lifespan and Fire Safety
How long do smoke detectors last before they’re no longer fit for protecting your home? Read our complete guide for answers on when it’s time to install a replacement and other general tips for using the detector.
There are so many things to think of during the holidays. Don’t let the fear of a Christmas tree fire ruin your home or your holiday spirit! Follow these easy tips to make sure your home stays safe.