Fact: 1 In 22 Fires Is Caused By Something You Have In Your Home Right This Minute. Is your home at risk? Read on for causes and tips for prevention to keep your home and your family safe this winter.
Frozen pipes are one of the most common causes of property damage when temperatures drop. A burst pipe can cost upwards of $5,000 in water damage, and more than 250,000 homes are damaged annually by frozen or burst water pipes, ranking second only to hurricanes in terms of damage and repair costs. Taking preventive measures before cold weather hits can prevent costly damage. Read these simple tips for how to repair burst pipes and prevent them from freezing in the first place.
Fact: 1 In 22 Fires Is Caused By Something You Have In Your Home Right This Minute. Laundry is a weekly chore for most of us, but did you know that clothes dryers cause around 15,500 home structure fires, 29 deaths, 400 injuries and $192 million in direct property loss each year? Read on for causes, tips on determining if your dryer is at risk, and tips to prevent dryer fires.