safety: How to Fall-Proof Your House - 01/29/19 10:08 AM
Did you know that in the United States alone slip and fall rates have increased by 30% from 2006 to 2016 for older adults? According to the CDC, over 800,000 older adults a year find themselves seriously injured and in the emergency room, and 1 out of 5 falls cause broken bones. The good news is there are precautions we can take to help protect those we love and care for. Maintaining a proactive attitude with home improvements and understanding where falls are likely to happen is key to proofing your home. 
 
What You Can Do to Lower Your Risk of Falls
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safety: 6 Simple Ways to Prevent House Fires - 01/09/19 02:38 PM
In 2018, Wildfires swept through the state of California. Both Southern and Northern California burning at the hands of dry weather and poor infrastructure. The truth is, no matter where you are in the world, a house fire can start at any given moment, if underprepared.
 
With some simple preparation like always having a home inventory list for insurance and preventative steps, you can fire-proof your home and protect your family from disaster. The last thing we would want is for your home to burn down when you easily could’ve prevented it. Described below are 10 easy ways you can protect your … (2 comments)

safety: 7 Life-Saving Tips to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - 01/03/19 12:51 PM
In the midst of winter when temperatures drop, we bundle up, close our windows, and turn on heaters to keep us warm. When doing so, we don’t expect is to suffer from carbon monoxide poisoning, yet the numbers tell a different story. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, from 2010 to 2015, a total of 2,244 deaths resulted from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning. It was also found that January is the deadliest month for carbon monoxide poisoning.
To help protect yourself and your loved ones this January and beyond, follow these simple precautions to mitigate the chance of an … (1 comments)

safety: 5 Things You Need to Know About Airbnb - 11/28/18 11:32 AM
Airbnb is often deemed the staple company for booking short-term rentals when traveling, providing visitors with a more “homey” and affordable stay than a traditional hotel, and providing homeowners with extra income. In fact, there is an average of two million people staying at an Airbnb home on any given night, resulting in over $41 billion dollars earned by Airbnb hosts. 
 
While Airbnb has taken the world by storm, unclear rules and an unregulated presence poses issues related to legality, safety, and liability. Before you sign up for another short-term rental through Airbnb or put your house on the site, consider these … (1 comments)

safety: Essential Roof Improvement Safety Tips - 06/22/16 02:17 AM
Did you know that roof repairing season is upon us? For various reasons, Las Vegas home improvement undertakings skyrocket in the summer months, and roof improvement projects are no exception. The roof is an essential part to any home and proper care is vital. Without regular maintenance, a roof can face major issues such as leaking, blow-offs, ponding water, and much more. Many families choose to upkeep their roof on their own through home improvement projects and DIY ventures. However, the “do it yourself” attitude comes with some serious safety risks, especially involving roof improvements. A Las Vegas personal injury lawyer deals … (0 comments)

safety: Crime Prevention Tips for an Open House in Arizona - 03/25/16 02:50 AM
 
With online floor plans, virtual tours and high resolution photos, some question whether an open house is actually necessary during the selling process. The convenience of clicking through the internet generally trumps the seller actually getting up and requesting a tour. Additionally, as a seller in Arizona, you run the risk of several things when you decide to host an open house. Stolen items or property damage of your home are unfortunately common. In fact, over $13 billion of property is stolen each year and only 21% of stolen property is actually recovered.  Additionally, Phoenix criminal lawyer Craig Orent says criminals … (0 comments)

 


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