Home Safety

December 17, 2019
holiday fire hazards

A Life-Saving Guide to Preventing Holiday Fire Hazards

Every year, we hear about holiday fires that kill people, cause extensive injuries and destroy property. Just what is it about our holiday activities that are so hazardous, and how can we minimize holiday fire hazards? Causes of Holiday Fires 1. A major source of fires during the Christmas holidays is the Christmas tree. Often allowed to dry out, the tree can catch fire easily from heat sources such as fireplaces and space heaters; from frayed or faulty electric wiring; […]
October 15, 2019

Homeowner’s Safety Guide: What is Radon Gas & How to Monitor It

What you don’t know about home radon levels could pose a threat to your entire family. Produced deep inside the earth by decaying uranium in rocks, radon gas slowly rises to the surface and may pervade structures including homes. Long-term exposure to radon is a proven health hazard—it’s the second most common cause of lung cancer in the U.S. How does radon get into your home? In most cases, radon seeps into houses through small cracks or gaps in the […]
September 19, 2019

HVAC Safety and Prep for Hurricanes

Hurricane season can bring severe weather to the Peachtree City area even if one of these windstorms doesn’t directly hit the city. It’s important to make sure that you’re prepared for this kind of weather event, which includes protecting your HVAC system. Keep these hurricane safety tips in mind for this year’s hurricane season. Preparing Your HVAC System When there’s a storm headed for the Peachtree City area, taking steps to make sure your HVAC system is protected can lower […]
May 14, 2019

Why Sealed Combustion Closet is Essential for Safe Home Air

If your Peachtree City home has a gas furnace or water heater inside, you may not realize that the equipment can pose a hazard to your family’s health and safety. To ensure you have a healthy, safe home air supply, it’s vital to learn about this potential risk and why a sealed combustion closet is the solution. Why Combustion Equipment May Pose a Safety Risk Furnaces and water heaters are commonly installed within the conditioned envelope of a home, so […]