The Best Pet-Safe Cleaning Products

Mar 14, 2016 12:18:59 PM |

| Category: Home Organization/Cleaning, Kitchen Safety, Home Safety

We love our pets, and keeping them safe and healthy is our number one responsibility as a pet owner. When it comes to pet safety, there could be hidden dangers in your home, especially in the form of home cleaning products. The EPA estimates that more than 50 percent of indoor pollution is the result of chemical-based household cleaning products, which means you and your pet are at risk for exposure to toxins inside your home. Pets are at an even greater risk because of the faster rate in which they absorb and process chemicals into their bloodstreams. As you begin spring cleaning this year, take inventory of the cleaning products you have in your home. While they may be effective at removing dirt and grime, they may also be putting your pet at risk. Read on for a list of pet safe products and natural alternatives, and more importantly, a list of products, chemicals, and cleaning materials to avoid.

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How to be the World's Best Holiday Party Host

Dec 29, 2015 10:24:39 AM |

| Category: Home Safety

As you plan your holiday party, make sure you have the right Florida homeowners insurance in place to stay safe. Here are 10 ways to be a responsible holiday party host: 

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Holiday Travel: Keep Your Home Safe While You're Away

Dec 21, 2015 1:16:14 PM |

| Category: Home Safety

The holidays are a common time of year to travel, and although its fun to see family and friends in faraway places, it does leave your home exposed to burglary, vandalism and other dangers in ways it isn't the rest of the year. Here are 12 ways to keep your home safe while you're gone this holiday season.

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What about the dog? 10 Pet Safety tips for the holidays

Dec 14, 2015 5:56:47 PM |

| Category: Home Safety

The holidays are a fun time for everyone in the family, including the dog. Whether a golden retriever, springer spaniel or a beagle, dogs can feed off of your emotions. However, they are also curious animals who may become over excited with visiting guests as well. Follow these to pet safety tips to make sure your furry little friend is safe and sound. 

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Being a Responsible Party Host

Dec 10, 2015 3:18:16 PM |

| Category: Home Safety

The perfect time to throw a party for friends and family is during the holidays. Whether it's the annual Ugly Christmas Sweater party or you want to bring in the New Years with a bang, make sure to follow these tips to remain a responsible party host. 

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Safety for House Guests Around the Holidays

Dec 7, 2015 4:57:57 PM |

| Category: Home Safety

The holidays are a wonderful time of year, full of joy and cheer. It is a time you might see family and friends from around the country; however, it is also one of the most accident prone times of the year as well. With guests visiting your home, make sure to follow these tips to keep all of your house guests safe, no matter their age, during holiday visits. 

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Trick or Treat Safety for Kids

Oct 26, 2015 12:17:11 PM |

| Category: Home Safety

When it’s time for your kids to trick or treat alone for the first time, Halloween gets extra scary. Sure, you want your kids to have fun on this year’s spooky holiday, but you know safety has to come first. Here are a few quick Trick or Treating Safety Tips.

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Florida Homeowner Tips: Reduce Air Conditioning Costs This Summer

Jun 23, 2015 3:02:28 PM |

| Category: Home Organization/Cleaning, Home Safety

As Floridians ourselves, we know that the cost of air conditioning becomes one of the largest home expenses during the long summers. Cooling expenses should also be a consideration when buying a house as both electricity and the premiums for Florida homeowners insurance are two big costs of homeownership to consider beyond just making mortgage payments.

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How to Prevent Kitchen Accidents

Nov 12, 2014 12:46:52 PM |

| Category: Kitchen Safety, Home Safety

November ushers in Thanksgiving, but it also means the beginning of the five months during which the most home fires occur according to Electrical Safety Foundation International. Thanksgiving, Christmas and Christmas Eve statistically see the most fires, and many of these fires plus other accidents happen in the kitchen while you're cooking up a storm.

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Thanksgiving Travel - Protecting Your Home While You're Away

Nov 12, 2014 12:42:00 PM |

| Category: Home Maintenance Tips, Home Safety

According to travel experts at AAA, 94.5 million people will travel away from home this Thanksgiving, leaving millions of homes susceptible to thieves. While you shouldn't skip the holiday festivities or miss out on Mom's pumpkin pie this year, you can take a few simple steps to safeguard your home while you're away. 

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