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Tag: Home Safety

Posted on 09/25/2022
Safety: Quick home safety tips for seniors
Seniors face increasing risks of injuries as they get older. When you have a senior member of your household, it's important to make sure your home is safe for them. If you're the senior in your home, try these safety measures: Eliminate fall hazards Falls are one of the top causes of serious injuries. Go through your home...
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Posted on 08/28/2022
A Beginner's Guide to Household Fire Safety
Keeping your home safe doesn't have to be complicated. By practicing good habits and establishing best practices with everyone in your household, you can prepare for--and prevent--major issues. Fire safety is a particular concern that can be accomplished by remembering a few simple tips. Here are the basics of household fire safety: Maintain & Test Your Smoke Detectors...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
Fireplaces: Quick safety tips for using your fireplace
Chilly fall and winter nights are a great time to use your fireplace, but it's important to do so safely. Fireplaces can be hazardous regarding house fires, burns, carbon monoxide leaks and other dangers. Before using your fireplace, make sure you're familiar with the following safety tips. Schedule a cleaning and inspection Your fireplace should be cleaned and...
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Posted on 03/27/2022
Flood Safety Basics
Floods are among the most common natural disasters homeowners contend with. Since flooding can be caused by many things--hurricanes, heavy rain, thawing snow and more--your home may be at risk no matter where you live. Luckily, there are plenty of simple measures you can take to prepare for a possible flood and stay safe during one. Here are...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
How to Keep Your Home Safe this Holiday Season
Photo by PublicDomainPictures via PixabayShopping trips, holiday parties and family gatherings make the season one of the most anticipated and enjoyable times of year, but it is also a prime time for thieves and safety hazards. Learning more about the typical risks a homeowner faces in the holiday season allows you to prepare – and enjoy a safe...
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