Thursday - December 13, 2018
 

Spring Safety Tips for the Home

March 15th, 2018

Last week Daylight Saving Time began around the country. Hopefully by now you’ve moved all of your clocks ahead by one hour – including the car clock. In addition to changing the clocks around your home, many homeowners take this opportunity to check on their home safety features – smoke detectors, CO2 detectors, radon and their security systems. Smoke Detectors Used to be we all automatically changed the batteries in our smoke detectors but that’s not the case anymore. Now, most of us wait until the units start chirping – the sign that the battery is low and time... Read More

Keeping Your Home and Vehicle Secure During the Holidays

November 17th, 2017

The holidays are a wonderful time spent with friends and family. The holidays are also a time when your home and car are more likely to be burglarized. Gifts are everywhere and people are out shopping and visiting friends across town or across the country – a perfect invitation for those who would steal your belongings. Don’t become a victim of these senseless crimes. You can protect your home and your car with a few common-sense tips this season. Keeping Your Home and Vehicle Secure During the Holidays Lights – Keep your home well lit when you are away. If you are gone for the evening keep... Read More

What to do Before you Go on Vacation

July 30th, 2017

Summer is in full swing and odds are you’ll be going on vacation soon. Follow these tips on what to do before you go on vacation to have a stress free vacation and a stress free return. Shut off Water Main – Before you leave for your week at the beach or that camping trip, turn off the water main in your home. Nothing ruins a vacation faster than having a neighbor call to tell you you’ve sprung a leak, or worse to come home to a home filled with water. Don’t risk it, turn off the water before you leave on vacation. Stop Mail and Newspapers – Don’t let burglars... Read More

How To Protect Yourself from a Home Invasion

April 19th, 2017

Nothing is worse than having your home broken into. According to an FBI crime report the odds of your home being burglarized are one in 36. According to that study the average loss is $2200 per break-in. No one wants to be part of that statistic, and the good news is there are plenty of things you can do to prevent a home invasion or home burglary. How to Protect Yourself from a Home Invasion Own a Gun – If you want to protect yourself one of the best ways is to become a licensed gun owner. Of course it will only help you if you are trained to use the weapon so be sure to take the necessary... Read More