Tag: Home Safety

Posted on 11/13/2022
Water: Quick home safety tips
Water in your home or yard can be a drowning risk. It can also cause other hazards, such as slippery floors or burns from scalding temperatures. Practicing water safety tips can help ensure your home is a safe environment. Clean up water spills right away Water spills from the tub or sink can make the floor in the...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
Summer safety: Tips for keeping your summer fun and safe
Summer holidays provide the perfect time to enjoy sunshine, fresh air and time with loved ones. When you're celebrating these holidays, it's important to make sure everyone stays as safe as possible. Here are a few ways to keep your summer safe and fun. Grill with safety in mind Summer holidays often mean having an outdoor meal with...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
Room revamp: Quick tips for turning your home office into a baby nursery
When expanding your family, it's always a good idea to consider the space you have available. If you've relocated or upgraded your home office to a new space in the house but still have the remnants of your old office lingering in a decent sized room, you can repurpose it into a baby's nursery. Here are a few...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
How to Maintain Your Wood-Burning Fireplace
For many, the fireplace is the focal point of the home. Whether you use it for heat or just for ambiance, a wood burning fireplace is an important feature that requires regular maintenance to function and keep everybody safe. Here are some tips for general maintenance of your wood-burning fireplace: Clean the Interior One of the simplest ways...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
Tips for choosing your home security system
Home security systems can give homeowners peace of mind by deterring intruders or alerting them if someone tries to break in. Several kinds of security systems are available, which can make it hard to choose one for your home. The following tips can help you decide which kind of home security system you'll need for your specific home...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
Tornado Safety: Where to Shelter at Home
Even small tornadoes can be dangerous. That's why it's important to have a plan for staying safe if one should appear in your area. If you're at home, there are several places you can take shelter from the strong winds and flying debris. Here are the best places at home to be during a tornado: Head for the...
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Posted on 04/03/2022
Funding options for home safety improvements
Making upgrades to your home can improve its safety, but these types of upgrades aren't always cheap. If you're avoiding these upgrades due to the cost, keep in mind funding options are available. These funding options can make some projects more affordable. Weatherization Assistance Program The Weatherization Assistance Program is available for households with incomes below a certain...
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Posted on 03/06/2022
Home safety: How to prevent burns at home
Burns can range from mild injuries to severe and permanent damage. However, there are ways to reduce your burn risk at home. Keep the following burn prevention tips in mind to keep safe from this type of injury. Lower your water heater temperature Your water heater could be producing water that's hot enough to scald or burn. Keep...
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