Police departments report a spike in burglaries from Thanksgiving to Christmas, and fire departments receive hundreds of calls involving fires caused by Christmas tree and holiday lights. Before the holidays kick into high gear, take a moment to protect your home and family by reducing the risk of these holiday hazards.
With all the fun that winter weather can bring in the form of days off from school, ice skating, and playing outside in the snow, there is also the threat of dangerous storms that can cause damage to your home. Take some time to prepare your loved ones and your property now, and be ready no matter what this winter has in store.
A smart way to prevent fire-related tragedies is to prepare your kids. Teach them about the dangers of fire, and what to do in case of an emergency. Start the conversation with these 8 things that everyone should know about fire safety.