Category: Safety

Frostbite in winter

What to Do If You Get Frostbite

So, it, it seems as if the winter weather/wind chill advisories just keep coming, and while this wind chill chart can help you be better prepared if you have to go out into dangerously...

fireplace

11 Tips for Safer Fireplace Fires

It’s fireplace season, and whether you use your fireplace for pure enjoyment or as a source for heat in your home, it’s important that it be readied for the season and maintained properly to...

BBQ Grill Safety

It’s Peak Season for Grill-related Fires

June and July are the peak months for grilling-related fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), for the years 2006-2010, fire departments responded to an average of 8,600 home and outside fires...

Best Vacuum

There’s No Such Thing as Zero VOC Paint

Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, are compounds that evaporate at room temperatures, and some are harmful to your health as well as to the environment.  Interior paints historically have contained significant levels of VOCs,...