Archive for the House Fire Safety Category

6 Ways to Make Your Home Safer

July 13, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Home, home safety, House Fire Safety, Safety, Safety Tips

Whether your insurance clients own a house or rent an apartment, there’s no excuse for not making home safety a priority. Along with the peace of mind, these steps will go a long way in mitigating potential liabilities and avoiding costly insurance claims. 1. Check your smoke detectors. Per the National Fire Protection Association, three out of every five…
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It’s cooling off, even if you’re not ready, make sure your home is.

November 17, 2016

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: House Fire Safety

While most of us never think about our fireplace or chimney, before you turn on the fire on a nice autumn evening it’s important to make sure everything is ready for an open flame.   You should inspect your fireplace and chimney annually.   Home heating fires are the second leading cause of home fire…
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8 Safety Tips for Your Summer Backyard Bash

June 14, 2016

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Home, House Fire Safety, Safety Tips

Summertime: the grill is on, the beverages are in the cooler, and friends and family gather outside to enjoy the late nights and summer fun. With all the activity going on in the backyard, it’s easy to lose track of what’s going on and cause an accident. According to the National Fire Protection Association, outdoor…
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Watch the Lint: Washer and Dryer Maintenance Tips to Know

May 03, 2016

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Home, House Fire Safety, Safety Tips

Mother and daughter doing laundry together.

Doing the laundry is a pivotal point in our weekly lives: from separating the lights and the darks to finding that missing sock, this task consumes a portion of our week for the best and the worst. However, the lack of upkeep with your washer and dryer can lead to serious issues. According to the…
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It’s house fire season: Here are the 8 most common fire hazards in the home

March 01, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: House Fire Safety

Cold weather increases the risk of house fires across the country. A recent fire at a 16,000 square foot mansion on the waterfront in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, took the lives of six people including two grandparents and their four grandchildren. The cause of the fire, according to investigators, was a 16-foot tall Christmas tree…
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