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Never Heard of an AFCI? It May Save Your Home Someday!

“I want the new picture right there, dear.” With those explicit instructions you begin hanging a large picture and frame above the sofa. Because of its size and weight, you use a large nail, find the stud, and begin to pound. 370 more words

Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

 General Tips

  • Install smoke alarms inside and outside each bedroom and sleeping area. Install alarms on every level of the home. Install alarms in the basement.
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Slawsby Insurance

Fire Safety Month

October is Fire Safety Month and there are many websites that provide printable and online activities for your students. This might be one may of those topics that you just can’t seem to get to throughout the year, but  it is a required subject for us who homeschool here in Ohio. 207 more words


Fire Prevention Week: A Good Time to Make Your Family Red Cross Ready

This post originally ran on October 4, 2013 but we felt, as we end Fire Prevention Week, that it was worth running again.  You can never be too prepared when it comes to home fire safety.   453 more words

American Red Cross

The Condominium's Duty Regarding Hoarding (Part 2)

I know what you are thinking: “Now that I know what hoarding is and why I should care about it, how do I fix it?” Well, like I said in my last post, there is no one size fits all solution. 648 more words

Repair & Maintenance

Home Fire Safety

By: Julie Rock-Chatellier

October: National Fire Prevention Month

Would you know what to do if a fire started in your home? Would your children? Last week schools across the country participated in activities related to National Fire Prevention Week. 1,280 more words


Escalating war on trees in the East Bay

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been considering grant applications for “fire hazard mitigation” in the East Bay since 2005, when the first of these applications was submitted. 1,542 more words