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Minimizing the Likelihood of a Home Invasion

The majority of home burglaries are not random; they are usually premeditated. Criminals search for targets that will make their job easier. They want to enter quickly, take your possessions, and get out without being detected. While there is no fail-safe way to completely protect your home, here are some… Read more »

Store Your Propane Tanks Safely

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 inexpensive to heat and cool homes, heat water, heat appliances, barbecue food on the grill, heat food… Read more »

Make A Plan, Be Informed.

Make A Plan, Be Informed.

It’s National Preparedness Month! It starts out like any other day and then you’re in the midst of a natural disaster. Catastrophes such as storms, floods, hurricanes, and fires occur year-round throughout North America, which is why it is so important to be ready and informed to help you and… Read more »

Fire Extinguisher Safety from Paul Davis

Fire Extinguisher Safety from Paul Davis

Can you believe that 372,900 house fires occur every single year? These fires cause 2,530 deaths, 13,125 injuries and $7 billion in property loss each year, according to the US Fire Administration. Astoundingly, fire extinguishers were present in just four percent of these fires. If a fire occurred in your… 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 »

Back to School Safety Precautions from Paul Davis

Back to School Safety Precautions from Paul Davis

August, the time of year to squeeze in last-minute vacations, get excited about football season, and prepare your kids to start school again. Whether you’re purchasing glue and scissors for your elementary student, prepping your teen for high school, or seeking your own education, follow these safety tips to this… Read more »

Threat of Wildfires with Safety Tips from Paul Davis

Threat of Wildfires with Safety Tips from Paul Davis

As of July 30 of this year, at least 14 wildfires were spread throughout California. In 2015 alone, wildfire conditions have been the worst in history along the West Coast, but wildfires have the possibility to affect most areas of North America. Within just 13 states, $237 billion in property… Read more »

Be in the know! What should you do if a flood hits your area?

Be in the know! What should you do if a flood hits your area?

So far this summer, regions of the United States have received record setting rainfall causing flooding to streets, commercial properties and homes. Check out this flooding video on Weather.com in Southern California this past weekend! Have you reflected on what you would do if a flood happened in your community?… Read more »

Did You Know? Sparklers Can Reach Up To 1800 Degrees!

Did You Know? Sparklers Can Reach Up To 1800 Degrees!

Watching fireworks is one of the best parts of an Independence Day celebration, but thousands of people are hurt each Independence Day due to firework burns. The best thing you can do is to leave the fireworks displays to the professionals. However, if you choose to set them off yourself,… Read more »