How to keep your home safe while you’re on vacation

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in ,

How to keep your home safe while you’re on vacation

Summer is a time for relaxing but be careful not to let your guard down when it comes to the safety of your family and your home. Did you know that your house is much more likely to be broken into in the summertime? Burglary is 11% more common in the summer than any other season. The reason being, many people take vacations and leave their houses vacant while they are gone. Coming home from a fun vacation and finding that your house has been robbed can ruin your entire...

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What everyone needs to know about secondary drowning

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 in

To continue our blog series this summer on the dangers of swimming pools, this week I will be talking about secondary drowning. Did you know that a child can actually drown out of the water? That is what secondary drowning is and it is something that every parent, guardian or babysitter needs to be aware of. Secondary drowning is a scary thought but as long as you know the symptoms and what to watch out for you will be able to keep your child safe. What is secondary...

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Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014 in

To continue our blog series on the dangers of swimming pools, this week I will be giving tips on how to maintain a safe environment in and around your swimming pool. According to the Red Cross over 200 children drown in backyard swimming pools each year. This number is alarming, however you can help to prevent by following these steps. If you have an in-ground pool, surround your pool with at least a 4-feet high fence or barrier with a self-latching gate. If you have an...

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Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014 in

To continue our blog series on the dangers of swimming pools, this week I will be giving tips on how to maintain a safe environment in and around your swimming pool. According to the Red Cross over 200 children drown in backyard swimming pools each year. This number is alarming, however you can help to prevent by following these steps. If you have an in-ground pool, surround your pool with at least a 4-feet high fence or barrier with a self-latching gate. If you have an...

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Summer Safety Blog Series: Part 3

Posted by on Jun 17, 2011 in ,

As promised here is part 3 of our Summer Safety Blog Series to highlight thatJune is National Safety Month! Part 3 focuses on summer safety tips for all homeowners. For those of you who missed Parts 1 & 2, click here to get a recap! As a homeowner in New England, you get the best of what each season has to offer. During the summer season, many people will be enjoying hosting or attending parties and cooling off in their swimming pools. From an average standpoint these...

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