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How to Prevent Your Home from Flooding

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Safety Tips

When we hear about home security, we tend to think about burglaries and home invasions. However, there are more things that can happen to jeopardize our home safety. In terms of greater threats to property…

7 Simple Ways to Keep Kids Safe When Playing

Alexia Chianis | Dec 11, 2019 | Safety Tips

As a parent, you know some kids are more fearless than others. And the adventuresome ones are often the kids we lecture most about playing safely. But bold children aren’t the only ones who get…

8 Ways to Stay Safe in the Kitchen

Alexia Chianis | Dec 11, 2019 | Safety Tips

The kitchen is the heart of your home, but it can also be surprisingly dangerous. Consider that a kitchen is equipped with sharp knives, hot exposed surfaces, pots of boiling water and pans of sizzling…

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Fire Safety Tips for Candles in the Home

Celeste Tholen | Dec 4, 2017 | Safety Tips

Candles have been used as a method of home lighting for centuries. Although the past hundred years has seen electric light bulbs overtake candles as the main lighting source in our homes, millions of decorative…

7 Safety Tips for a Terrific Tailgating Experience

Alexia Chianis | Dec 11, 2019 | Safety Tips

Fall is upon us, which means the leaves are changing, the air is cooling and football season is exploding. Yes, tailgating is in full swing! Pre-game tailgating gives us the chance to bond with fellow…

7 Safety Tips for an Injury-Free Labor Day

Alexia Chianis | Feb 20, 2020 | Safety Tips

Labor Day is synonymous with the end of summer, and the long holiday weekend is upon us. Labor Day is typically packed with celebratory events like backyard barbecues, final excursions to the lake, picnics at…

What is a Smart Home and How Does it Support Green Living?

Chandler Clayton | Apr 4, 2019 | Home Automation

Every day, people from all walks of life start enjoying the numerous benefits a smart home offers. Money savings and convenience top the list, but smart home owners can also feel good that their home…

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10 Motorcycle Safety Tips Every Rider Should Know

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Safety Tips

There’s no denying that motorcycles are cool, fun and fuel-efficient. But it’s also true that riding a motorcycle is more risky than driving a car. The reality is, a crash as a motorcyclist is about…

Cities with the Best Air Quality

5 Cities with the Best Air Quality in the U.S.

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Focus on Community

Despite efforts by major cities in the U.S. to clean up air pollution levels, at least 60% of Americans live in areas with unhealthy air pollution levels. Unhealthy air can lead to a poor quality…

5 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe During Home Repairs

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Safety Tips

Inviting someone into your home to make a few repairs seems harmless. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for repairmen to return as burglars. They use the opportunity to come into your home in the name of…