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How To Prevent Your Property From Being Vandalized

The effects of vandalism can be felt long after the broken glass has been swept away or the spray paint washed off, because the damage vandalism causes goes far beyond that. The feelings of violation and the threat to a homeowner’s sense of security can linger, because the underlying message behind vandalism is simple: “I [...]

By |April 21st, 2017|Home Safety|0 Comments

How To Deter Burglars From Your Home

Count slowly to 15. By the time you get there, a burglary will have taken place. According to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the utmost authority on crime, a burglary occurs somewhere in America every 15 seconds. What’s more, the FBI reports that between 2001 and 2010, burglaries increased by 2 percent in 2010 [...]

By |October 21st, 2016|Contributing Writers, Home Safety|0 Comments

May is Electrical Safety Month!

Electrical energy may be invisible, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t there – when its power isn’t respected and properly controlled, danger can strike from everyday objects causing severe injury or even death. Each year about 51,000 fires and nearly 500 deaths are tied to home electrical system problems. For this reason, May is celebrated [...]

By |May 6th, 2016|Home Safety|0 Comments

Celebrate National Fire Safety Week

This year’s National Fire Prevention Week theme is “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep.” Take this week to educate yourself and your family on how to fireproof your home, while minimizing the odds of injury or death should a fire occur. Avoid Becoming a Fire Statistic In 2013, U.S. fire departments responded to nearly 370,000 [...]

By |October 9th, 2015|Home Safety, Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Ways To Protect Your Home from Spring Floods and Water Damage

April showers, while bringing promises of flowers and spring greenery, can also pose a threat to your home when temperatures and water levels begin to rise. Melting snow and spring storms are liable to cause additional concerns as well. Soggy soil can spell disaster for plants, and if water damage occurs, it can be very [...]

Tips to save your home and life in case of fire

(ARA) - Every year more than 500,000 fires occur in homes across the nation. To help protect your home and your loved ones, the experts have come up with the following easy-to-follow tips that could make all the difference. "Fires, even small ones, can quickly become out of control," says Lou Manfredini, Ace's "Helpful Hardware [...]

By |September 4th, 2009|Home Safety|0 Comments