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Safe Driving Tips for the End of Daylight Saving Time

November 04, 2016

Are you excited for an extra hour of sleep?  With this year’s Daylight Saving Time coming to an end, many of us look forward to getting a little more rest.

However, the end of Daylight Saving Time also brings darker evenings.  Evening drivers could face more night driving, which increases the likelihood of having a motor vehicle accident.  According to the National Safety Council, the probability of having a fatal crash is three times greater at night.  Be prepared for the time change by taking precautions before and during your evening commute.


11 Safety Tips to Follow When Turning on Your Heat This Winter

November 16, 2016

As the temperatures finally start to fall, most of us will begin running the heat at home.  Now is a good time to prepare your home heating system for increased use in the upcoming months.

You may use a traditional heating system, like a furnace or boiler, to heat your home.  Or you may use an alternative heating source like a pellet/wood stove, a fireplace, or a space heater.  Either way, there are some general steps you can take to protect your home from fire.