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Preventing Your Pipes From Freezing This Winter

Preventing Your Pipes From Freezing This Winter

One of the most common causes of property damage in the winter are burst pipes which can lead to pricey repairs. As cold temperatures arrive, it’s a good time to take steps to protect your home. Keep your house heated to a minimum of 65 degrees Insulate all accessible...

Avoiding Ice Dams on Your Roof

Avoiding Ice Dams on Your Roof

For areas of the country that deal with bitter cold, snow and ice can bring unwelcomed damage to your home. An example of such damage are ice dams which are ridges of ice that form when heat inside your home enters the attic and melts snow on the roof. As the snow...

Winter Survival Kit for Your Vehicle

Winter Survival Kit for Your Vehicle

Don’t wait for snow and ice to arrive before winterizing your vehicle. Make sure both you and your vehicle are ready to hit the road safely during inclement weather. Most likely the tires you have on your vehicle are all-seasons and are fine for every weather...

Staying Safe During the Holidays and Avoiding Fires

Staying Safe During the Holidays and Avoiding Fires

The December holidays are a joyous time to get together with family and friends. But those festive gatherings can present fire risks if you don’t follow precautions when decorating your home. During the winter holiday season between 2014 and 2018, fire departments in...

Keeping Older Drivers Safe on the Road

Keeping Older Drivers Safe on the Road

Driving a vehicle can help older adults keep their independence. But if an older individual is experiencing loss of vision or hearing or if they are suffering a decline in cognition, driving may be a hindrance or worse dangerous. Seniors, age 65 and older, are among...

Keeping Your Child Safe in a Car Seat

Keeping Your Child Safe in a Car Seat

Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children ages one to 13 according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. With November being Child Safety and Protection month, it’s even more important to make sure your little one is safe and in the...