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Home Safety

How to Keep Your Home Safe While on Vacation

Disclaimer – I have a material and/or financial connection because I received a gift, sample of a product and/or compensation for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. A few weeks ago I did a segment about how you can use Cox Home Life to monitor and manage […]

COX Home Life – Early Warning Against My Flooded Basement

Disclaimer – I have a material and/or financial connection because I received a gift, sample of a product and/or compensation for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. What’s worse than having a flood in your basement and your oil burner failing when it’s the coldest day of […]

Home Organizing Tips

One of the greatest issues which causing home safety issues is clutter.  Exhausted parents will absent-mindedly leave loose coins on night stands, sharp knives on counters and small objects on coffee tables.  The phrase “everything in its place” takes on greater importance when you have young children in the house who will get into potentially […]

Fire Extinguisher Safety

This blog is sponsored by Travelers   While National Fire Prevention Week may have passed, the holidays are right around the corner, which is the most dangerous time of the year for house fires. We have more candles burning, increased cooking, and the use of space heaters, which can all pose serious fire risks if not […]

Tips for Laundry Room Safety

Disclaimer – I am a paid blogger for the American Cleaning Institute.  However, all thoughts and opinions stated within are my own. The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) is in full swing with their consumer safety education campaign to increase awareness about proper usage, storage and handling of single-load liquid laundry packets.  It is imperative to keep these […]

National Fire Prevention Week – DON’T FORGET THE GARAGE!

While National Fire Prevention Week was October 7-13th and I blogged about safety tips to prevent fires, I just heard a chilling story of a couple in Upstate New York who had a horrible fire in their garage.  Luckily, all occupants safely evacuated, but had they not had an important safety measure in place, the story […]

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week begins on October 7th, which is a great time to brush up on how to protect ourselves and our families against fires in the home. Every 169 minutes an American dies from a fire, and every 30 minutes someone is injured from one. While about 85% of fire deaths occurred inside homes, […]