Everything listed under: Home Safety

  • The Cold Hard Facts About Ice Dams

    The Cold Hard Facts About Ice DamsThe winter months may be waning but the potential for claims resulting from ice dams are on the rise! While most of the damage caused by a winter storm is immediate, ice dams losses usually don’t occur until several days after.Just what is an ice dam? As the heat from inside your house rises and melts the snow on your roof, the water will flow down the slope until it reaches a portion of your roof where the temperature is freezing.   Read More

  • Preventing Automatic Garage Door Injuries

    Preventing Automatic Garage Door InjuriesAutomatic garage doors. Many of us have them and probably take for granted that our garage door will open and shut with the click of a button. While they are a great convenience, they are also among the heaviest moving objects in the home and are held under high tension so they can be the cause of a serious problem: injuries to small children.Automatic garage doors account for approximately 20,000 emergency room visits for children annually.   Read More

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