It’s been said, “Home is where the heart is.” And the heart of a home during the holidays is often in the kitchen. But did you know that more fires occur in the kitchen than in any other room in the house? And that cooking is the leading cause of fires in the home? We estimate an average of about 1,400 cooking fires on Thanksgiving Day each year. This is more than three times the average number of cooking fires each day throughout the rest of the year.
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No, we are not going to recite the hickory dickory dock nursery rhyme. But we are going to remind you of an important action that you can take as Daylight Saving Time ends. So are you ready to “fall back” and spring into action? Good, then let’s do this!
Clocks turn back an hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 6th with the end of Daylight Saving Time. That means it’s also time to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. It could save your life and the lives of your (…)Read More Nov 3
Safety is the New Cool. So be Smart and Stay Safe as you head back to School!
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Yes, it’s cool to be safe. So let’s talk about a few ways to keep safety on the brain as children head back to school for another year of learning, growing and fun. Check out these tips.
So your child wants to ride a bike, skateboard, or maybe even scooter to school? That’s cool, as long as he/she remembers safety first. So it’s important that they wear the right helmet, (…)Read More Aug 18
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Spring is right around the corner, so you know what that means – spring forward when changing the time on your clocks. Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 13. This weekend is also a good time to take steps to make sure your household is prepared for emergencies. In addition to turning the time on your clocks one hour ahead, CPSC is urging consumers to change the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms.
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Daylight Saving Time ends this Sunday, November 1.
That means it’s time to turn clocks back one hour AND put fresh batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms.
This is important. Your alarms need new batteries every year to work properly.
Did you know that three out of five fire deaths occur in homes with no smoke alarms or homes without working smoke alarms, according to the National Fire Protection Association?
CPSC estimates that between 2010 and 2012 (…)Read More Oct 28