Detroit Earthquake Tips

Detroit Earthquake Preparedness Tips

When you think about earthquakes, you probably associate this disaster mainly with California. The truth is, an earthquake can happen anywhere in the United States and Canada, and they can happen at any time. Are you and your family prepared? If not, you may want to familiarize yourself with these . . . → Read More: Detroit Earthquake Tips

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Preventing Frozen Pipes

There is a misconception that frozen pipes burst because of freezing, but reality is that they burst because of an increase in water pressure. Continued freezing causes the pipe to expand and the pipe will burst where there is a pocket in the pipe that does not have any ice the pressure . . . → Read More: How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Ice Dams: Cold Weather Culprits

Ice Dams: Cold Weather Culprits

Nothing says winter to many people like heavy snow blankets and icicles hanging from the roof of their homes. But, the snow and icicles present a subtle danger, ice dams.

After several days of melting-freezing cycles, it’s common for the melted snow and ice to work up under the . . . → Read More: Ice Dams: Cold Weather Culprits

Prevent Carbon Monoxide in you Home

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless and toxic gas and is toxic to both pets and humans. Because it is impossible to see, taste or smell the toxic fumes, CO can kill you before you are aware it is in your home.  Low levels of Carbon Monoxide will cause symptoms that . . . → Read More: Prevent Carbon Monoxide in you Home

What is the Right Fire Extinguisher for your Home

Choosing the right fire extinguisher for your home

Based on your home size, and the number of potential fire hazards, you should consider having one or more working extinguishers. You should also choose the extinguisher type that best fits your needs.

Generally, there are three common classes of home fire extinguisher:

Class A – These . . . → Read More: What is the Right Fire Extinguisher for your Home

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