Spring daylight saving time is the perfect time to perform basic maintenance in and around your home. It’s time to “spring forward” for daylight saving. Since the time change occurs twice a year, daylight saving is the perfect time to perform basic maintenance in and around your home: Test your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. […]
Cycling is a great workout and can make for a healthy and cheap alternative to driving a car or using public transport to get around. Riding a bike is good for traffic, good for health, and good for the environment, but it does not come without its own set of risks. There are many things […]
When you are traveling, it is important to keep your personal information safe, especially when you’re out of the country. Here are some helpful things you should do when traveling abroad. Additionally, here’s how you can protect your property while on vacation. Between planning itineraries, booking hotels & flights, packing, and making reservations, vacations can be quite stressful, even […]
Tornadoes can form at anytime and almost anywhere if the conditions are right. While accurately predicting their formation and movement can sometimes prove impossible for meteorologists, the damage tornadoes cause is widely documented and studied. Still, due to unique firsthand experiences, word of mouth, and sensationalized news stories, there are many widely spread myths about […]
Once all of the snow melts and the temperatures begin to rise, it’s always a good idea to conduct a bit of spring cleaning. And while you and your family are dusting around the house and donating old clothes, it is also a good idea to review your current insurance policies and make sure their coverages are still adequate.
U.S. businesses lose $150 billion annually due to blackouts and weather-related events. Most commercial businesses today have emergency generators, which is an important first step.
Winter-weather driving can be very dangerous if you aren’t prepared. Here are some important safety precautions to help make sure that you and your vehicle are ready to take on the winter weather. Be prepared: Check your tires for proper inflation and tread depth, and make sure they are rated for winter conditions. Consider purchasing […]