Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Silent Killer: 5 Ways to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

In small doses, carbon monoxide is a normal part of the Earth’s regular ecosystem. In large quantities, however, it is a deadly, nearly undetectable killer.

Carbon MonoxideThe gas, which consists of one carbon atom and one oxygen atom per molecule, is tasteless, odorless, and totally colorless. Without the proper technology, it’s almost entirely invisible to the human senses. When introduced into a person’s bloodstream, it blocks red blood cells from delivering oxygen to the body. Carbon monoxide poisoning can lead to nausea, dizziness, fainting, and death.

To protect yourself and your loved ones from potential carbon monoxide poisoning, consider these tips.

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Alternative Energy: Will My Insurance Cover Solar Panels?

Solar PanelsIn your neighborhood, there’s a strong likelihood you’ve seen more and more of your neighbors installing solar panels onto their homes. Benefits of solar panels include a greener home with reduced monthly utility bills. Although the price of solar panel installation has steadily decreased each year, homeowners should still be cautious about whether or not their investment will be protected under their insurance policies.

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