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Spring Safety Tips

The weather is getting warmer,  trees and plants are beginning to bud and bloom, and soon enough spring will have sprung once again. Along with better weather and beauty, spring also brings with it potential safety hazards in and around your home. It’s a good idea to observe the following safety tips and prepare your home and property accordingly for the additional risks of springtime.

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4 Tips to Avoid Water Damage in Your Home

Flood DamageAs the weather gets warmer and the trees begin to flower, those of us who live in temperate climates know that spring is finally among us. However, with all of the benefits that come with the season, such as warmer weather, there are also drawbacks; especially the spring showers. Although this may provide much-needed water for your lawns and gardens, excessive rain that falls in April can cause significant water damage to your home if you don’t take the proper precautions. To prevent this from happening, here are several tips on ways you can prevent water damage to your home:

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Spring-Cleaning: 11 ‘To-Do’ Tasks We Sometimes Forget.

Spring CleaningSpring weather is starting to peak out! This means it’s time to get the yard in shape, cook on the grill, and spend quality time outside with family and friends. It is also the time of year to start from the ground up and get the house in order. With so many things to do, it’s no wonder we can often overlook important tasks to put on our spring-cleaning list. Here is a list of 11 chores that may slip your mind when making up that spring to-do list:

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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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