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  • Show Notes: Fire and Your Garage

    Is your home safe from a garage fire? Do you have a fire door going from the house to the garage? Most home fires start in the garage and spread to the living areas of the home....

    • Posted April 17, 2016
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    Know what’s below before you dig this spring

    With the snow gone and the ground thawed, many eager homeowners and landscape professionals across the country are rolling up their sleeves and reaching for their shovels to start projects that require digging this spring. During the...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • It’s Lawnmower Season!

    When we were kids gardening was a weekly task that included, weed pulling, pruning (shrubs, hedges and trees), thinning bedding, flowers and overgrowths of all kinds, not to mention, turning soil, fertilizing and watering. Our yard was...

    • Posted March 17, 2016
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  • On Barbecue Safety

    Whether your barbecue uses charcoal, wood, propane or natural gas; don’t even think about placing “your shrimp on the barbie” until you are sure that your grill is safe to use. For wood burning units make certain...

    • Posted March 10, 2016
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  • Child’s Play: In a Yard or Up a Tree

    April showers bring May flowers. And the warmer weather always seems to turn our attention to the great outdoors – or, at least, our great backyard. And sooner or later our children decide that their part of...

    • Posted March 8, 2016
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    Ringing in a Safe New Year

    If you’re like the rest of us, you’ve wrung in the New Year with a list of resolutions to improve and enrich your life. In general, most resolutions involve self-improvement such as quitting smoking, losing weight and...

    • Posted December 28, 2015
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  • 12 Heating Safety Tips This Holiday Season

    Tis the season for sharing stories of one very large and jolly man. He sports a red suit, white beard and black boots on his way to visit. Arriving on a snow-covered roof in his present-filled sled,...

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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  • Holiday Safety

    We wanted to share a few holiday safety ideas with you in hopes that we might somehow help to insure a safe and joyous holiday season for you and those you love. You know, last year over...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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  • Holiday Safety

    We’ve compiled some safety information related to trees, lights, decorations and fireplaces for the upcoming holiday season. We hope your family will be safer as a result of our discoveries. Trees: When purchasing an artificial tree, look for...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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    Avoid Holiday Home Hazards This Season [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Holiday shopping isn’t the only task on your to-do list this season. According to the 2015 Allstate Holiday Home Hazard poll, 67 percent of adults in the U.S. have admitted to having valuables delivered to their homes while they’re not...

    • Posted December 6, 2015
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