A Little Prep Goes Along Ways. Snowmobiling is an activity both exciting and dangerous. Preparing for an emergency before going on a snowmobiling trip is that crucial element of survival in a bad situation. If you like snowmobiling and want to learn more about being safe while riding, take a moment to read these
The first real snowfall has hit us this winter, and that means it’s time to get out there and ride! On snowmobiles that is. Before you brave the winter cold, check out these safety tips to avoid accident and injury. While snowmobiling is exciting and provides a winter thrill, it can be dangerous as well.
Christmas is right around the corner, and if you’re like us, you may have had your Christmas Tree up since the end of November. While it may have seemed fresh then, it could be getting a bit dry now and become a major fire hazard. Christmas Tree fires resulted in an annual average of seven civilian
How to Know When Ice is Safe Walking, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing (with or without a car), cross-country skiing, skating and playing sports are dangerous pastimes when you don’t know how to tell if ice is thick enough to withstand weight. There are ways to assist in gauging potential ice safety, such as observing its
It seemed like it was just yesterday when we were ringing in 2014 and now it is time to welcome 2015! New Year’s Eve is a time to reflect on the past year and get excited for the wonders that the New Year brings. Family and friends gather together for smaller, intimate gatherings or attend
Portable ethanol fireplaces and portable generators have become very popular over the past few years. The portable fireplaces provide ambiance and a little warmth to a room or outdoor space. A portable generator comes in handy if there are power outages due to downed wires, blackouts, summer or winter storms, and other emergencies. The
Holiday decorating is in full swing. As you are choosing your Christmas tree, either live or artificial, and hanging your holiday lights there are certain safety tips that you should follow to make sure that your home is safe from fire hazards. According to the United States Fire Administration, Christmas tree fires are not common
Most of the country experienced extreme cold temperatures this past week. Homeowners were looking for any way to heat their home and prevent their pipes from bursting! The cold weather can obviously be hazardous for those that venture out unprepared. However, the inside of your home can be just as unsafe if you are not following