Home Safety

 

Home Maintenance Tips to get your House Ready for Spring

  It seems like winter may have gone easy on us this year, but that doesn’t mean it didn’t do damage to our homes and property before it left. Below are some common spring time repairs that could save you hassles on your homeowners insurance Damaged Gutters: We had a few storms this winter where […]

Medway Firefighter Saves the Day With Early Carbon Monoxide Detection

  Too often when it comes to Carbon Monoxide the stories we see making the headlines are tragedies. Recently however, in Medway we heard a story with a much happier ending when an off-duty firefighter smelled a suspicious odor while dropping his children off at day care. The school, which did have Carbon Monoxide detectors […]

Ice Dams: Preventing a Repeat of Last Year’s Disaster

  If you weren’t living under a rock during last year’s record winter you probably heard about ice dams. Even if your home didn’t have them, chances are you knew someone who did. They were everywhere. Insurance companies and insureds were dealing with the water damage left in their wake long after the last of […]

Spooky Halloween Safety Tips

  Halloween is a very exciting time of years for kids, and many adults. The candy, the decorations and costumes are all part of what makes Halloween fun but also a little dangerous. We have 3 safety tips for children, and 3 tips for homeowners to help keep your Halloween from getting scarier than you […]

Lawn Mower Safety: Keeping the Mundane in Your Maintenance

        Every weekend in yards all around you can hear the sounds of lawnmowers and smell the fresh cut grass. While in many ways lawn mowing is one of the most mundane and normal of summer activities, it is a potentially dangerous one as well. Every year approximately 75,000 people go to […]

Fireworks and Fun: How to safely enjoy fireworks this 4th of July

      Do you know what temperature water boils? How about how hot it needs to be to melt glass? Water boils at 212 degrees Fahrenheit, and glass melts at 900 degrees Fahrenheit. You might be wondering what this means concerning firework safety. The average firework burns at over 1000 degrees, and harmless little […]

Worry Free Vacations: Easy Ways to Protect Your Home While You are Away

    Vacations are the best, aren’t they? Time off from work to enjoy with family and friends, possibly in a tropical location. We count down the weeks, then days until our vacation but we rarely get excited about leaving our home alone while we are gone. Here are some age old, and some new, […]

Ice Dams, the Problem that Won’t Go Away

    Although I have lived in New England my whole life, this is my first winter as a homeowner. I knew there would be a learning curve, getting a feel for when the plows would come and how quickly my neighborhood would get back to normal. What I didn’t anticipate was the 90+ inches […]
June is National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month

A few strategies you can take to keep you and your family safe in your home. Keeping a safe home is one of your family’s biggest priorities. Unfortunately, your home may have present dangers that you are unaware of. Below, you will find a few of the many strategies available to help prevent injuries in […]
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