How to Conduct an Emergency Shut Off of Your Utilities

Learn how you can safely shut off your home’s utilities in an emergency. Because a natural disaster can strike with very little warning, it’s important that you have an emergency action plan in place for all possible situations.  According to FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), one of the first things you should do to secure your home and family after a natural disaster is shut off your home’s utilities.  Use this guide to learn how to safely turn off your utilities Read More

How to Stay Safe While Driving at Night

Try out these safety tips for nighttime driving. While most people consider driving at night little more than an annoyance, it’s important to remember that there are some serious risks associated with driving in the dark.  This winter, take these safety precautions to protect yourself and other drivers as you drive at night. Use Your Lights While this may seem obvious, some drivers do forget to switch on their car’s lights when they drive at night.  Turning on your car’s lights will Read More

Does Your Health Plan Cover Your Flu Shot?

Flu season is here; what does your health plan cover? This flu season, the best way to protect yourself and everyone around you is by getting your annual flu vaccination.  The flu vaccination is a preventative health measure that is covered by most health insurance plans.  Read on to learn if your flu shot is covered and find out what to do if it’s not. Covered As previously mentioned, most health plans provide coverage for the flu shot.  For instance, if you have insurance through the Read More

Get Involved this American Diabetes Month

Learn more about diabetes and find out how you can make your health a priority this month. American Diabetes Month is an annual public awareness campaign held every November.  One of the main goals of this month is to educate people about the dangers of diabetes and encourage them to make healthy decisions that will lower their risk for developing the condition.  In honor of this American Diabetes Month, learn more about this condition and find out how you can make your health a Read More

Show Your Thanks This Veterans Day

Try out these suggestions to express your gratitude this Veterans Day. On November 11th, America will celebrate Veterans Day.  Veterans Day is an annual holiday held in honor of the brave men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces throughout the years.  In honor of this Veterans Day, make an effort to show the veteran community how much you care by trying out some of these suggestions. Attend an Event One of the easiest ways to get involved this Veterans Day is by Read More

Safeguard Your Home Against Carbon Monoxide

Learn how you can take precautions against carbon monoxide in your home. Carbon monoxide is a toxic gas produced by the incomplete burning of carbon-based fuels such as wood, charcoal, natural gas, gasoline, etc.  If inhaled, carbon monoxide prevents the body from getting adequate levels of oxygen, and can eventually cause death.  Protect your family from this dangerous gas by following these safety tips. You should get your home’s heating system inspected and have it maintained regularly Read More

Halloween Safety Tips for Your Home

Don’t have a scare this Halloween; keep all your Halloween visitors safe with these home safety tips. Halloween is right around the corner!  This year, make sure your home is prepared for trick-or-treaters, party-goers, and any other visitors.  Use these home safety tips to make sure you have a truly happy Halloween. Walking Hazards Before Halloween night, take the time to clear any walking hazards from your front lawn and the walkway leading to your front door.  Walking hazards include Read More

Maintaining your Exercise Regime in Autumn

Don’t let your activity level drop like autumn leaves; learn how you can maintain your exercise regime this fall. For many people, staying motivated during the fall and winter months is incredibly difficult.  As the weather gets colder and the sweaters get thicker, people find it harder and harder to make it to their weekly sweat-sessions.  However, don’t sacrifice your health this season.  Follow these tips to keep up your exercise regime this autumn. Enjoy the Fall Weather If you live Read More

Tips for Small Businesses: Streamlining Your Time

Follow these tips to make your business run as efficiently as possible. You love your business and you want to make sure it’s operating at peak performance.  However, there are many areas where inefficient business practices could bog down your small business’s productivity.  Streamline your time and make sure your business is running more efficiently by following these easy tips. Reduce Paperwork One issue that could be holding your business back is the amount of paperwork that your Read More

Does Your Home Need a New Roof?

Make sure your roof is ready for winter. When you’re in the middle of a winter rainstorm, the last thing you need is a damaged, leaky roof.  That’s why it’s so important to make sure that you address any roof repairs during the autumn months.  If you’re not sure where to start with your roof, don’t be alarmed.  Use this information to guide you through your roof inspection process. Before you begin… Roof inspection requires you to use a ladder.  If you don’t feel safe climbing up a Read More