Holiday Safety Tips

Though the winter holidays may bring freezing temperatures, it is also a time  for creating wonderful memories. As we anticipate the joy of family festivities, we should also remember to take preventive measures to keep the holidays safe and happy. We always urge you...

Holiday Cooking Safety Tips

Thanksgiving is the holiday that brings people together with the family dinner being the highlight of the day. The United States Fire Administration estimates more than 2,000 residential fires are reported each Thanksgiving, with cooking (69%) the leading cause. Use...

12 Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is just around the corner. Even though it’s a fun holiday with costumes and candy, there are some special considerations you should make with regard to decorations, costumes, props and more. Some Halloween Safety Tips for the Richmond, VA Area: Here are some...

Water Damage? Beware of Mold. 10 Tips.

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of water – a refreshing drink, a way to stay cool, something that keeps your garden healthy? While water is all of those things, it can also cause damage and health issues (mold), and all in a short period of...

4 Ways To Get Ready For Hurricane Season

Hurricane season begins in June Many of the counties located in the coastal states maintain Offices of Emergency Management that are responsible for developing plans for being prepared, reducing damage and recovering from the effects of a storm. A major part of the...

What Causes Appliance Related Water Damage?

Appliances can sprout leaks because of aging materials, improper connections or ruptured hoses. Whether a slow drip or a sudden burst, leaking water can cause significant damage. While water leaks can happen anywhere in your home, they occur most frequently in the...