Bathroom Safety Tips

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Here are some tips to avoiding accidents in the bathroom:  Prevent slips and falls with non-slip mats on the floor and nonslip grips in your shower and tub.  Avoid using bath oils. While they may smell great, they can make your bathtub very slippery.  Check that your water heater is set to 120 degrees F. This will ensure your water heater is working efficiently and that your water is sufficiently warm without burning.  Keep your electrical appliances unplugged like hairdryers, …

Holiday Safety Tips

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Protect cords from damage. Avoid shock or fire hazards by ensuring cords aren’t pinched by furniture, forced into small spaces like doors or windows, placed under rugs, near heat sources, or attached using nails or staples.  Don’t leave the stove or oven unattended when cooking for an extended period of time.  Check decorations for a certification label to show they have been tested for safety.  Inspect electrical decorations for damage before using them. Damaged sockets and loose or bare wires …

Holiday Decorating Tips

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There is something magical about the sight of holiday decorations. Just a few pieces like lights or table settings can really brighten the feel of a room. With everyone beginning to decorate for the most wonderful time of the year, here are some tips to keep in mind: Thinking about using candles in your display? Flameless is an excellent option. Avoid the risk of unsupervised candles being knocked over by pets or house guests, and stick with this safe option. …

Hot Water Safety

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Whether you’re doing dishes, laundry, or taking a shower, one of the most significant necessities in a home is hot water. And while it is necessary, there is the potential for it to get too hot, which could lead to injury. Keep in mind these hot water safety tips to keep you and your family safe. It is important to turn all faucets and fixtures on the lowest setting when trying to find comfortable and safe temperatures. If you twist …

How to Have a Safe and Awesome July 4th

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How to Have a Safe and Awesome July 4th July 4th is just around the corner! Before you know it, you’ll have a cold beverage in your hand while the brats and burgers sizzle on the grill.  There will be pool parties and good music. There may be sparklers and bottle rockets. It’s looking like it’s going to be a nice, long weekend. Before you dive right into it, though, it’s a good idea to take a few precautions in order to have …