Home Fires

We often tend to worry about snow, ice and freezing temperatures this time a year as the biggest threats to damage our homes, and rightfully so.  Snow and ice can lead to ice damming causing damage to our roofs, the weight of snow and ice can cause tree limbs to fall...

Fire Damage Cleanup

We’ve spent the last week cleaning a commercial building after a cooker malfunction in the kitchen sent soot and smoke odor to numerous rooms throughout the building.  In total, the fire damage cleanup took hundreds of combined man hours to clean and over 5 days...

Battery Fires

How many of us have a junk drawer that we toss our extra batteries in?  How many of us leave our laptops or chargers for our camera batteries plugged in all day when it is fully charged?  Chances are most of us do throw extra batteries in a drawer, toss old batteries...

Grilling Safety Tips

Summer is officially among us. Time to enjoy family vacations, weekends at the beach, afternoon swims in the pool, summer camps and outdoor barbeques! In preparation for 4th of July cookouts this weekend, I thought it would be a good time to share some grilling safety...

Prevent dryer fire in your home

Farmers Insurance does a good job in this video bringing humor to a very serious threat to everyone who uses a clothes dryer in their home.  There are over 15,000 reported clothes dryer fires reported every year.  While this doesn’t appear to be a large number,...