Winter

Man climbing on ladder attempting to install a light into the ceiling

Climb with care and step up to safe ladder practices

If you own a home, chances are you own a ladder. Since they're such common tools, it's easy to forget just how dangerous they can be. According to...

House in the winter time covered in snow and ice

Preventing and limiting the damage from ice dams

Sure, the icicles hanging on the eaves of your house make for a picturesque, Instagram-worthy scene, but did you know they can spell big problems f...

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4 Tips to take to 'heart'

Did you know that February is National American Heart Month? Designated by the President of the United States each year, National American Heart...

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Heating your home safely

No matter how you choose to heat your home during the winter, a heating source can become a fire hazard if it's not properly maintained.  Here are ...

Man and woman checking smoke detector in their home

Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning in your home

As temperatures drop, you turn on the heat to keep warm. But the increased use of heating and fuel-burning appliances in winter means a higher risk...

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Preventing and responding to seasonal illnesses

The time to prepare for sickness is before germs hit your team. Illnesses can happen anytime, but flu season generally peaks between December and...