Over 125 years, we’ve seen it all. From house fires started by burning wrapping paper in the fireplace to Christmas trees knocked over by overzealous pets. Keeping you and your family safe and protected is our biggest priority, which is why we hope you’ll take the time to read and implement these holiday home safety tips. Doing so could save lives!
Nothing spreads holiday cheer quite like a fully decorated Christmas tree, but putting up a tree isn’t without its risks. Follow these Christmas tree safety guidelines to keep you, your family, your pets, and your home safe:
Unattended cooking is the leading cause of home fires in the United States, and these numbers peak on holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas, where people tend to cook large meals for their families. Don’t let a fire ruin your holiday; make sure someone is always in the kitchen while cooking equipment is being used.
Nothing is cozier than sitting around a warm fireplace or relaxing by candlelight, but if you don’t practice proper fireplace and candle safety, you could end up starting a fire in your home. Follow these guidelines:
Slip-and-fall accidents increase during the winter months, and in addition to leading to painful injuries, they can also be a liability. These slip-and-fall prevention tips could help protect you and your family:
At Grange Insurance Association, it’s not just your safety that’s important to us. We also want to make sure you’re financially protected from common claims. Learn more about our insurance coverage options and check out our insurance blog, where we cover topics like how to avoid liability during holiday parties and what you need to know about dog bite coverage.`
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