New Year’s Eve Safety Tips

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in , ,

New Year’s Eve Safety Tips

New Year’s Eve is almost here and as you reflect back on the past year and look forward to a New Year it is also important to keep safe. Whether celebrating at a house with family and friends or out on the town for the night there are some precautions you should take that will ensure a safe night for everyone. First and foremost, do not drink and drive. This is one of the most important safety steps that everyone should be taking. Although this may seem like an obvious...

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Fireplace Safety

Posted by on Feb 11, 2011 in , , ,

Nothing beats gathering around a fireplace with close family and friends to warm up the winter season. The ambiance of a burning fire helps set the tone for a relaxing evening for entertaining or solitude. However, over 36% of residential home fires are caused by heating fires including fireplaces. These are often due to creosote buildup in chimneys and stove stops which can easily be avoided by incorporating regular maintenance. Having your chimney or wood stove inspected...

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Why Your Keys Could Welcome An Intruder

Posted by on Feb 7, 2011 in

In efforts to make doing business easier, many places now offer “loyalty tags” in which you can earn reward points towards your next purchase just by flashing your loyalty key tag. These key tags are usually added to your key ring to make shopping easier. However, it has recently been discovered that these tags could pose a threat to your privacy. In recent news, a woman reported that she had lost her set of keys while shopping and despite announcements through the...

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O’ Christmas Tree: 4 Steps To Safety

Posted by on Dec 21, 2010 in , ,

Decorating for the Holiday season is a worldwide tradition that many still incorporate into their holiday routine. However, with these added decorations comes added responsibility as a homeowner. Below are a few ways to ensure your holiday is merry this season: 1.-Decorating your Christmas tree with strings of lights is one of the first things people do to decorate. Throughout the years these lights need to be replaced. Throw away damaged light sets, or sets that appear to...

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Garage Sale

Posted by on Jun 15, 2010 in , , ,

Spring cleaning is in full swing as many people are cleaning out their closets, attics, garages and basements of things that they may no longer need. A great way to get rid of these unnecessary items is to participate or host your own Tag Sale/ Garage sale. Putting all of your items on display for cunning bargain shoppers will help you turn a profit out of accessories and appliances you no longer have room or use for. Whatever items are left after the sale, you can donate...

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