Is Your Home Holiday Ready?

Happy little kids in matching red and green striped pajamas decorate Christmas tree in beautiful living room with traditional fire place. Children opening presents on Xmas eve.

The Holidays are a magical time. Decorating the house, picking out the perfect Christmas tree, and spending time with friends and loved ones all add joy to this special time of year. Take time to double check decorations and ensure that you’ve taken proper precautions to prevent fire and emergencies inside, and outside the home. Whether the house is all ready for the Holidays, or there’s still plenty to do, use these tips to make sure your home and family stay safe. Continue reading

Thanksgiving Safety Tips 2016

Thanksgiving Dinner.
Thanksgiving is fast approaching! Family, food and football all make the day a special one. Take a look at the list of tips we’ve gathered to help your day run smooth and safe.

Thaw the Turkey

  • For every 4-5 lbs. of turkey, it takes 24 hours to thaw in the refrigerator.
  • Cold water thawing takes about 30 minutes per pound.
  • Microwave thaw – follow microwave manufacturers direction, cook immediately.

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Tips

Lovely woman with shopping bags

After the Thanksgiving food comas, football, and family time, comes a weekend of shopping. Many stores offer deals and deep discounts that make shopping trips easier on the wallet, but make sure to still take precautions to keep you and your accounts safe! Use these tips to protect yourself on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, as well as shopping throughout the year. Continue reading