safety

August 23, 2018

How Carbon Monoxide Detectors Keep Your Family Safe

Carbon monoxide doesn’t have a noticeable odor, and you can’t see this gas, which makes it very dangerous when you have a leak. Having carbon monoxide detectors installed helps ensure that you’ll know right away if you have this gas leaking into your home. Learn more about why these devices are crucial for you and your family’s safety. Carbon Monoxide Dangers Exposure to carbon monoxide can be fatal, so it’s important to know immediately if there’s a leak. This gas […]
January 19, 2016

Tips for Being Prepared in Case of a Power Outage

A sudden power outage can leave you without heat, air conditioning, hot water, lighting, and the means to safely store and cook food for hours or even days. There’s no way to know how long an outage will last, but you’ll find it easier to cope if you make some advance preparations and keep three days’ worth of supplies on hand. These tips can help you prepare for a power outage: Put together an emergency kit and store it in […]
January 8, 2013

Gas Furnace Safety Tips

A gas furnace provides one of the most efficient, cost effective and safest ways you can heat your home. But keep in mind that you’re dealing with an appliance that uses a combustible fuel, so there are a few safety considerations to keep in mind. Here are a few safety tips if you’re using a gas furnace: Always install a carbon monoxide detector at least 15 feet away from your furnace, and at eye level. Carbon monoxide is an invisible, […]