Tag: Homeowners

Super Bowl Party Playbook

As millions of Americans prepare to host and attend Super Bowl parties, many may be unaware of the risks they may be taking. Party hosts need to understand their responsibilities when inviting people into their homes and serving food and drinks. Before hosting a party for the big game homeowners may want to consult with their insurance agent and ask questions. They need to be...

12 Tips for Holiday Home Safety

  The holidays invite all sorts of fun activity, from lighting candles to hanging fresh greens and stringing lights. Here's how to keep your house and family safe from fire and injury. Compiled by Lexi Walters from American Baby As you're sprucing up your home this season, keep an eye out for these common holiday trip-ups, fire hazards, and other safety snafus. 1. Merry and Bright: Carefully inspect holiday light strings each year...

Holiday Lights Safety Tips

  There’s nothing more festive and beautiful then a house lit up with Holiday Lights this time of year. There’s also nothing more hazardous if your not careful. So, before you “deck the halls” there’s a few things you need to know: Before Hanging the Lights Get rid of old strands of lights. Modern lights are safer because they have fused plugs that prevent sparks...

Tis the Season for Holiday Parties... and Food Poisoning

The holidays are almost here, which means hauling out the holly, stringing up the lights, and dashing through the snow. The holidays also mean lots of fun, festive parties to celebrate the season. These celebrations usually feature an array of delectable foods and tasty drinks that are dangerous to your waistline, but if you’re hosting a party, you have more to worry about than added...

Fall Maintenance Tips

Prepare your home for cooler days ahead. Fall foliage is beautiful, but not when it builds up in your gutters! Take these tips into account during the cool autumn months. Have your furnace cleaned and inspected annually by a qualified technician. Keep flammable materials, including all lawn and power equipment, away from water heaters and wiring in the basement. Insulate water pipes in areas exposed...