Getting through a Power Outage

A Few Hours Riding out a whole-house loss of power that lasts a few hours is manageable. Flashlights guide you through the dark and singing old songs from summer camp makes up for the lack of HDTV. The biggest concern … Continue reading

Winter Storm – Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes Being prepared and informed may help you to avoid the messy and often expensive issue of frozen pipes. The American Red Cross provides information and suggestions around how to prevent water pipes in … Continue reading

Holiday and Christmas Tree Fire Safety

Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition around the holiday season. Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire. Based on data from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), an estimated … Continue reading

Michigan ice storm victims should beware of shady contractors, BBB offers consumer tips

Michigan Ice Storm Michiganders looking for help as they recover from ice storms should be aware of businesses trying to take advantage of them. Tens of thousands of people remained without power last year in Michigan, and many homeowners are … Continue reading

Decorate your home safely

While you put up your decorations and gather friends and family together to celebrate, Please be safe. Also, keep in mind the following safety tips, provided to us by our friends at the University of Michigan. As a result, we … Continue reading

Tips to keep your property safe in freezing weather

Tips to keep your property safe in freezing weather by KVUE.com Near-freezing temperatures are in the forecast for Sunday. Here are a few tips on how to keep your property safe in freezing weather to avoid frozen or broken water pipes. … Continue reading

Halloween Fire Safety Tips

With Halloween a week away we wanted to share with you more safety tips: Use flashlights as alternativesto candles or torch lights when decorating walkways and yards. They are much safer for trick-ortreaters, whose costumes may brush against the lighting. … Continue reading