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Extra Safety During Flood Alerts

Floods are one of the most powerful and devastating natural disasters that can occur. While some areas are more prone to floods than others, the fact is that almost anywhere there can be rain, there can also be a flood. Serious floods can range from large and foreboding to smaller… Read more »

Fire? How to Create a Safety Escape Plan

Fire? How to Create a Safety Escape Plan

In the event of a fire, having a practiced safety escape plan can save lives. Make sure everyone knows when to call 911, how to get out, where to go, and who to contact in the event of an emergency. Remind others to practice staying low to the floor and… Read more »

Be Proactive and Avoid Kitchen Fires

Be Proactive and Avoid Kitchen Fires

Kitchen fires are the #1 cause of house fires and injuries to homeowners, so avoiding them is a noteable goal for every household. Using common-sense precautions can decrease the chance of starting a cooking fire during meal prep, and understanding how to avoid these fires is easy and smart. Listed… Read more »

Water Waste, Money Waste

Water Waste, Money Waste

As much as most of us want to decrease water consumption around the home, we seldom do anything about it. So the next time you’re about to pay your water bill, pause for a few minutes. Consider that the average house uses 130,000 gallons of water every year, and without… Read more »

What You Should Know Before Cleaning a Chimney

What You Should Know Before Cleaning a Chimney

Is there a chimney in your house that is used often? It’s important to have it cleaned often to remove hazardous buildup. When you clean your chimney, you must do a thorough job to ensure your home remains safe. Included below are two simple tips to help make cleaning your… Read more »

How to Think Like a Criminal

How to Think Like a Criminal

Most home burglaries are not random; they are typically planned. Criminals seek out houses that are easily accessible. They want to get in quickly, take your possessions, and leave without being detected. While there is no fail-safe way to protect your home, here are some simple steps that will decrease… Read more »

Safely Store Propane Tanks at Home

Safely Store Propane Tanks at Home

Did you have any idea propane is an American-made resource? Popular for being a clean natural energy resource, and typically comes in a gas or liquid form. Propane is simple to use and affordable to heat and cool properties, heat water, heat appliances, barbecue food on the grill, cook food… Read more »

Paul Davis Offers Fire Extinguisher Safety Tips

Paul Davis Offers Fire Extinguisher Safety Tips

Did you know that 372,900 house fires occur every single year? These fires cause 2,530 deaths, 13,125 injuries and $7 billion in property loss annually, according to the US Fire Administration. Shockingly, fire extinguishers were present in just 4% of these fires. If a fire occurred in your home, would… Read more »

What Everyone Should Know About Wildfires!

What Everyone Should Know About Wildfires!

Every year in the United States there are over 100,000 wildfires that damage approximately 5 million acres of land. In the first nine months of 2015, over 8 million acres have already burned. This is 200% higher compared to the same months in 2014. *iii.org. As of September this year,… Read more »

Did You Know September is National Preparedness Month?

Did You Know September is National Preparedness Month?

This year’s National Preparedness Month theme from FEMA and Ready.gov is “Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.” Disasters such as storms, flooding, hurricanes, and fires occur year-round throughout North America, which is why it is so important to be ready. Creating a plan and practicing it with your… Read more »