Tag Archives: Safety

Fire Prevention & Safety

“Prevent Kitchen Fires” is the message of this year’s Fire Prevention Week October 6-12 Home Fires In 2011, U.S. fire departments responded to 370,000 home structure fires. These fires caused 13,910 civilian injuries, 2,520 civilian deaths, $6.9 billion in direct … Continue reading

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Cape Cod Winter Weather Update 3/5/2015 7AM

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THURSDAY WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING ACROSS CAPE COD, SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTH COASTAL MASSACHUSETTS. HAZARD TYPES: SNOW. ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 5 INCHES … Continue reading

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Storm and Hurricane Shutters

The Northeast is in a high activity cycle with a major hurricane predicted in the near future. Even without the occurrence of a hurricane, global weather patterns are imposing a greater uncertainty in the upcoming storm season which is in … Continue reading

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Renovations to your Cape Cod Home and Lead Paint

Protect your family or tenants from lead poisoning during renovation work.  People who are not doing the work should not be in the house. Children and pregnant or nursing women especially, should not go in the work area until after … Continue reading

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Lead Paint Awareness

Lead Paint Awareness By Fred Hemmila The Lead Law protects a child’s right to a lead-safe home. Homes built before 1978 may contain lead paint. Renovation or repair work on these homes can create lead dust, fumes, and debris. This … Continue reading

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Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

  Smoke Alarm Safety Tips Install Smoke Alarms on every floor, and outside of every bedroom Test Smoke Alarms once per month Replace Batteries yearly Replace alarms every 10 years, or per manufacturer’s recommendation  

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Is Your Electric Panel Safe?

Electrical Safety in Your Home Is Your Electrical Panel Safe? By Mike LeBlanc According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, electrical problems are the cause of more than 46,000 home fires in the United States each year. If the breakers … Continue reading

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Home Security — Wireless systems

Home Security — Wireless systems By Steve Marchessault To most of us, there is nothing more important than feeling your family is safe and secure in your own home. If your home has ever been burglarized, it’s hard to forget … Continue reading

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