What if a business owner could deploy technology that would monitor their vehicle fleet, help reduce expenses and encourage their employees to drive safely? Those goals are now within reach using vehicle telematics. And your insurance company is likely already on board.
Space heaters offer a portable and relatively affordable means of taking the chill out of small spaces. But portable heaters are also a significant source of home fires each year.
Does your emergency preparedness plan include a generator? Whether you’re facing a public safety power shutoff in California due to red flag wildfire conditions or an ice storm, heavy snow or hurricane that downed power lines or another manmade or environmental emergency, it’s a good idea to be ready for power outages.
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Portable, outdoor gas-fired heaters – or patio heaters – are increasingly popular for use at home and in outdoor seating at restaurants, especially with colder weather fast approaching. While the heaters offer comfort, using them involves potential risks.
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Grilling season is here, and with all the social distancing that 2020 has brought us, consumers are eager to do more home cooking at their backyard grills. Unfortunately, each summer season also brings numerous home fires and burn injuries associated with outdoor grilling activities.
The Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1, and experts predict 2020 will be more active than normal. Now is the time to prepare to keep your family and possessions safe.
Winter weather can take many forms from mild to windy to cold to unpredictable — yet snowfall is inevitable in most temperate areas of North America. Along with the eventual snow is the need to clear it from the driveway and sidewalks of your home or business.
Home heating fires are the second leading cause of home fire deaths after cooking fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Fireplaces, chimneys and flues account for a significant number of home heating fires.