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When Critters Move Into the Attic

Spring is in the air! Flowers are blooming, grass is growing back, and there are cute, newly born animals everywhere. But no matter how adorable baby squirrels, raccoons, mice, and other creatures may be, they lose quite a bit of their charm when they decide to take up residence in… Read more »

Extra Safety During Flood Alerts

Extra Safety During Flood Alerts

Floods are one of the most powerful and devastating natural disasters that can occur. While some areas are more prone to floods than others, the fact is that almost anywhere there can be rain, there can also be a flood. Serious floods can range from large and foreboding to smaller… Read more »

Fire? How to Create a Safety Escape Plan

In the event of a fire, having a practiced safety escape plan can save lives. Make sure everyone knows when to call 911, how to get out, where to go, and who to contact in the event of an emergency. Remind others to practice staying low to the floor and… Read more »

Be Proactive and Avoid Kitchen Fires

Be Proactive and Avoid Kitchen Fires

Kitchen fires are the #1 cause of house fires and injuries to homeowners, so avoiding them is a worthy goal for each household. Taking common-sense precautions can greatly reduce the chance of igniting a cooking fire during meal preparation, and understanding how to avoid these fires is easy and smart.… Read more »

Water Waste, Money Waste

Water Waste, Money Waste

As much as the majority of us would like to lower water consumption around the home, we seldom do anything about it. So the next time you are about to pay your water bill, pause for a few minutes. Consider that the average household uses 130,000 gallons of water per… Read more »

Cleaning a Chimney? Read These Suggestions!

Cleaning a Chimney? Read These Suggestions!

Cleaning your chimney often will help prevent house fires. But like any other task around the home, it’s important for you to do it as safely as possible. Included below are two simple tips to help make cleaning your chimney a little easier: 1. Have the proper equipment You will… Read more »

Facts on Home Invasions

Facts on Home Invasions

Did you know that most home burglaries are planned? Criminals want to keep their time inside of homes to a minimum and search out easily-accessible targets. There isn’t a method that will provide complete protection from a home invasion. But there are a few simple things you can do to… Read more »

Safely Store Propane Tanks at Home

Safely Store Propane Tanks at Home

Did you know propane is an American-made resource? Popular for being a clean natural energy resource, and typically comes in a gas or liquid form. Propane is easy to use and inexpensive to heat and cool houses, heat water, heat appliances, cook food on the grill, cook food on the… Read more »

Paul Davis Offers Fire Extinguisher Safety Tips

Paul Davis Offers Fire Extinguisher Safety Tips

Can you believe that 372,900 fires occur in homes every single year? These fires cause 2,530 deaths, 13,125 injuries and $7 billion in property damage each year, according to the US Fire Administration. Shockingly, fire extinguishers were present in just 4% of these fires. If a fire occurred in your… Read more »

What Everyone Should Know About Wildfires!

What Everyone Should Know About Wildfires!

Every year in the United States there are over 100,000 wildfires that damage approximately 5 million acres of land. In the first nine months of 2015, over 8 million acres have already burned. This is 200% higher compared to the same months in 2014. *iii.org. As of September this year,… Read more »