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8 Tips for Keeping a Fire Safely in its Fireplace

Do you like having a crackling fire in the fireplace while you're watching a movie on a cold winter's night? I sure do! There's definitely something alluring about having a fireplace in your home. According to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association's (HPBA) 2011 statistics, fireplace ranks second among the top features buyers seek in a home. Additionally, approximately 80% of American homes have a...

’Tis the Season for Kitchen Fires

4 Tips for Safer Holiday Cooking A home-cooked holiday meal is a time-honored tradition that millions of people enjoy each year. Unfortunately, though, the act of cooking those meals can lead to something much less joyous: a holiday kitchen fire. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), cooking fires are the top cause of both home fires and injuries in the home. And, the...

Holiday Decorating Safety

For many, the winter holidays are a time of joy, celebration and tradition. Decorating your home, yard or office is a fun, festive way to celebrate the season. A little planning can help you enjoy your display all season long. Following are some tips from Travelers Risk Consultants to help keep your family and friends safe around your decorative displays. Planning your Holiday Display Plan...