Safety is a constant concern to those living in an area threatened by wildfire. Consider these tips to help you and your family before, during and after a wildfire.
Claims experience shows that theft losses can be prevented when a central station burglar alarm is installed and activated in your home. Improve your family’s security and reduce the potential of home intrusion by knowing the basics for safety and alarm component options.
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High-rise buildings with residential uses pose unique risks that deserve special attention to safety. Whether you are purchasing a condo, staying in a hotel or living in a high-rise senior apartment or college dorm, consider whether the building is protected by automatic sprinkler systems.
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It takes only minutes for a fire to escalate. Even with the responding fire department’s prompt arrival, a home could be destroyed. To help avoid this, have your home fitted with a residential sprinkler system.
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Corporations are no longer the only ones looking at cyber security. Increasingly, homeowners whose networks can make them vulnerable to cyber extortion, cyberattack and online fraud are seeing cyber security as a necessity.
There are two basic categories of water shut-off systems: whole-house systems and point-of-use systems. While both can prevent water damage, generally only a whole-house system qualifies for a premium credit on your homeowner insurance.
Proper maintenance can prevent the most common cause of dryer fires: lint buildup in dryer vents. Jayson Scott, national program director for Cincinnati’s fitness, sports and recreation program, offers tips for dryer maintenance in the August edition of ClubSolutions Magazine, a publication for health club operators. His tips can apply to any business or individual using a dryer.
Whether you are a caregiver for the differently abled in a health facility, a home health care environment or for a family member or friend, take all appropriate safety precautions when transporting a person who uses a wheelchair.
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Water damage is consistently a common and severe cause of loss to homeowners. It is amazing to see the damage that water can do. Water carved the Grand Canyon – just think what it does to drywall or plaster! The good news is that water damage losses can be prevented or mitigated by a properly installed automatic water shut-off device.