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Tips to Burglarproof Your Home This Summer

Summer has finally arrived! Between record snow storms, flooding, and hail, I thought it would never get here. Thankfully, vacation season is upon us but that means burglaries will inherently increase. Each year, there are more than 2 million burglaries,…

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Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives

Did you know roughly half of home fire deaths result from fires that occur when most people are asleep – between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.? Smoke spreads quickly, and you need smoke alarms to give you time to get out. In…

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Your Family’s Safety Starts at Home

Thinking about buying your dream home, adding on to your current home, or entering the house flipping business? Ensuring that your home or rental property is safe from the inside out may be more important than having a security system…

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Your Nerves Need a Vacation Too: Tips to Protect Your Home This Summer

If you are anything like me, you get really excited about seeing the first blooms of spring. They signify warmer days, less hibernation, and more importantly vacation season.   Unfortunately, for many, going on vacation can cause a bit of anxiety….

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The ABCs of Fire Extinguishers – What You Need to Know

It might seem hard to believe, but there are some people that feel fire extinguishers are not a valuable fire protection method. The fact is, most people have limited knowledge of fire extinguishers and their intended use. A fire extinguisher…

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Fire in Apartment 2B? Check The Stove!

The lead story on today’s local evening news covered another in a recent string of apartment fires in the San Antonio, Texas area.  As I listened to interviews with apartment residents whose lives had been impacted in a sudden, terrible…

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Trim Your Tree with Safety!

Ready or not, the holiday season is here.  In addition to celebrating with family and friends, many people celebrate by decorating their homes.  However, along with this tradition comes an increase in the chance of fire.  Based on data from…

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