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
According to FEMA creating your Family Emergency Communication Plan starts with one simple question: “What if?”
Water damage is especially common when temperatures plummet— ice and snow cause homeowners thousands of dollars in damages each year. Renters should be on the lookout as well, lest water damage cause major inconvenience when the carpets are soaked (or worse!)
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.
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.
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.
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Get your teenagers’ driving career off to a great start while saving on your auto insurance premiums with our Smart Start Program.
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!
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!