Home Safety

Beware of Ice Dams After Big Snow Storms

We've finally had our first really big snow storm in Boston. School closings and people working from home are a sure sign that winter is truly here. As a homeowner, you should beware of ice dams after big snow storms. Ice dams form as snow starts to … [Read more...]

Holiday Safety Tips | MA Safety Tips

Crime rates often increase around the holidays. Theft and property crimes, in particular, are common between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. It has a lot to do with holiday shopping and available opportunities for thieves. Reduce the chances of … [Read more...]

Keeping Your Home Cool During a Heat Wave

Well, all winter long we prayed for warm weather. You're either now enjoying that your wishes came true or hoping for some not-so-hot days. Here are some ways of keeping your home cool during a heat wave. Keep It Shut As you're looking for ways to … [Read more...]

Boston MA Pest Prevention Tips for Homeowners

Spring is right around the corner. As you perform your spring cleaning and other seasonal home maintenance, you may want to think about pest prevention as well. Getting a head start can help maintain a pest free home through the Spring and Summer … [Read more...]

Prevent Bursting Pipes During MA Winters

Bursting pipes are one of the worst things that can happen to your home during winter. It creates a huge mess and can cause extensive damage. Prevent bursting pipes during MA winters by taking a few extra precautions to protect your home. Insulate … [Read more...]

Carbon Monoxide Home Safety Tips for Massachusetts

During winter months, the danger of carbon monoxide poisoning increases dramatically. Your home is closed up tightly during the winter and you also run your heating system, which is probably a fuel burning system that emits carbon monoxide. Here are … [Read more...]

Space Heater Safety Tips

It's been quite chilly lately, which means many of you are probably relying on space heaters to stay warm. It is important to be extra vigilant when using space heaters. Here are some helpful space heater safety tips. Look for Safety … [Read more...]

Winter Fire Safety Tips for MA Homeowners

If you live in Massachusetts, heating your home is a necessity during the winter months. Unfortunately, most home heating methods present a fire hazard. Therefore, it is important to be vigilant about safety. Here are a few winter fire safety tips … [Read more...]

Importance of Cleaining Up Fall Leaves

The Fall leaves look beautiful right now. Unfortunately, this means that most of them will be falling to the ground soon. You may try to delay cleaning them up until all the leaves have fallen, but there are many reasons why you may not want to wait. … [Read more...]

Fall Home Maintenance Tasks for Massachusetts

If you hated last winter, then you are probably not thrilled to hear that this winter is expected to be worse than last. Winters in Massachusetts can be really rough on your property,...causing expensive damages. Here are a few fall home maintenance … [Read more...]