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Vacation Home Security

When you head home from your vacation cottage and lock it up until next year, how do you ensure its security? With modern innovations, protecting your vacation house from afar is more convenient than ever. The best means to protect your vacation home is to get a monitored security system… 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 each household. Using common-sense precautions can greatly reduce the chance of starting a cooking fire during meal preparation, and understanding how to avoid these fires is easy and smart.… Read more »

Water Waste, Money Waste

Water Waste, Money Waste

As much as the majority of us want to lower water consumption around the home, we seldom do anything about it. So the next time you’re about to fork out money for your water bill, think about this. Consider that the average household uses 130,000 gallons of water per year,… Read more »

Chimney Cleaning Recommendations

Chimney Cleaning Recommendations

Cleaning your chimney regularly will help prevent house fires. But like any other important task, it’s important that you do it as safely as possible. The steps below are a great place to start: 1. Have the proper equipment Tools that you will need for chimney cleaning include a chimney… Read more »

Making Your Home Less Attractive to Home Invaders

Making Your Home Less Attractive to Home Invaders

Most home burglaries are premeditated Criminals want to keep their time inside of homes to a minimum and look for easily-accessible targets. There isn’t a method that will provide complete protection from a home invasion. But there are a few simple steps you can take to decrease your chances of… Read more »

Safely Store Propane Tanks at Home

Safely Store Propane Tanks at Home

Did you have any idea propane is a resource made in America? Popular for being a clean natural energy resource, and typically comes in a gas or liquid form. Propane is easy to use and inexpensive to heat and cool properties, heat water, heat appliances, cook food on the grill,… 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 result in 2,530 deaths, 13,125 injuries and $7 billion in property damage each year, according to the US Fire Administration. Astonishingly, fire extinguishers were present in only 4% of these fires. If a fire happened 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 »