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Prevent Fires Where Many of Them Start - in The Kitchen

Prevent Fires Where Many of Them Start - in The Kitchen
Did you know more fires start in the kitchen than any other part of the home? Learn how to keep your home and family safe from fiery kitchen nightmares!



Hurricane season is six months long. Is your home ready?

Hurricane season is six months long. Is your home ready?

Taking some commonsense steps in advance can pay off in peace of mind when the annual Atlantic hurricane season rolls around each June.




Emergency Family Communication

Emergency Family Communication

According to FEMA creating your Family Emergency Communication Plan starts with one simple question: “What if?”




Keep your child safe, secure in proper seat

Keep your child safe, secure in proper seat

Child safety should always be at the forefront of any parent’s mind. Virginia’s passenger safety law states that all children under the age of 8 must be properly secured in a child restraint device when traveling in a motor vehicle. Virginia law is based entirely on age, according to Drive Smart Virginia. Virginia Farm Bureau was one of six Virginia insurance companies that founded that organization in 1995.





Grilling Safely All Year Long

Grilling Safely All Year Long

Did you know that every year there are as many as 200,000 cooking-related fires, which cause hundreds of deaths and injuries throughout the U.S.? Last year in Virginia, there were 69 home fire fatalities.²




Get yourself—and your home—prepared for summer storms

Get yourself—and your home—prepared for summer storms

 

Hurricanes garner more attention, but thunderstorms and lightning can be just as destructive to homes.



Holiday Electrical and Fire Safety

Holiday Electrical and Fire Safety

Perhaps it’s no surprise that fires caused by candles spike on Christmas Day, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Increased use of replaces, holiday cooking, and overloaded electrical cords also play a part in making winter the most prevalent season for home fires.




Holiday Lights Safety

Holiday Lights Safety

Keep the Sparkle, Avoid the Sparks with Safe Holiday Lights. Add a festive touch to your home inside and out with holiday lights! But before you start decorating for the holidays, read up on holiday lights safety.




The Secret To Safely Carving Your Halloween Pumpkin

The Secret To Safely Carving Your Halloween Pumpkin

It's no secret that pumpkin carving can be a little dicey especially when kids are involved. Follow our not-so-secret tips to avoid perilous mishaps this year.




14 Easy Ways to Avoid Accidents This Winter

14 Easy Ways to Avoid Accidents This Winter

Brush up on your winter driving skills with our 14 easy ways to avoid auto accidents this winter!




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Teen Driver Discount Program

Get your teenagers’ driving career off to a great start while saving on your auto insurance premiums with our Smart Start Program.

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Virginia Hurricane Preparedness Central

Hurricanes are strong storms that can be life-threatening as well as cause serious hazards such as flooding, storm surge, high winds and tornadoes. Learn what to do to keep your loved ones safe!

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Home Inventory 101 for Virginians

Every year one in 15 insured homes suffers a loss or damage large enough for the owners to file an insurance claim. In 2013 the average claim from such incidents was $8,823. Yet fewer than half of Americans know what’s in their homes!

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