All posts tagged "safety tips"
Follow these Red Cross Steps for a Safe 4th of July Holiday
The 4th of July holiday is just around the corner and many of us will take time off to enjoy a long weekend of summer fun. The American Red Cross wants everyone to have a great holiday and...
- Posted June 21, 2019
Time for Summer Toys … and Safety
Gas up the motorcycles. Fuel up the water toys. Get the dirt bikes and ATVs ready to hit the road. Summer is the time for outdoor activities that rely on both fuel and common sense. “Safety should...
- Posted June 6, 2019
Make Power Tool Safety Part of Your Remodeling Plan
(Family Features) When it’s time to take on a new project, both DIY-inclined homeowners and contractors alike must consider many components to successfully complete the task, from design plans and materials to the proper tools needed. For...
- Posted November 6, 2018
Be Prepared to Weather the Storm
For many people, inclement weather can be frightening. When the wind is blowing, the rain is pouring and the trees are rustling, it can be hard to remain calm. However, it’s important to remember certain safety tips...
- Posted September 23, 2018
8 Tips for Safer Power Tool Performance
(Family Features) For many homeowners, a list of seasonal chores and home improvement projects can add up to a whole lot of work. Power tools often get called on for heavy use to whittle away at that...
- Posted August 5, 2018
Get Ready to Grill Safely
Food poisoning peaks in the summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish. Follow these steps for a safe and enjoyable grilling season. Separate When shopping, pick up meat, poultry, and seafood last, right before...
- Posted June 14, 2018
Tips for Garage Door Safety Month in June
Just like other operational systems around the home, garage doors should routinely be checked to assure they work properly. With June being Garage Door Safety Month, it’s an ideal time to make sure your garage door works...
- Posted June 1, 2018
8 Winter Safety Tips for Seniors
The weather outside is starting to get frightful, and the holidays will be here before we know it! Cold temperatures and icy conditions are a constant battle for most regions of the U.S. in the wintertime, and...
- Posted December 18, 2017
Protect the Home While Away on Summer Vacation with these 6 Tips
Homeowners should always prepare their homes when planning to be away for a week or more. “Unoccupied homes are at a greater risk for water damage and theft,” says Michael Petri, owner of Petri Plumbing & Heating. “Fortunately,...
- Posted July 27, 2017
Your Space Heater Needs… Space!
With cold winter weather already upon us, families without a home heating system or who are struggling to pay their heating bills may try to find creative ways to stay warm, ways that could put their safety...
- Posted January 14, 2017