Seven Surefire Ways to Keep Your Fireplace Safe

There’s nothing better than lighting the fireplace, getting some hot chocolate, and curling up on the couch to read a book or watch your favorite show during the winter.  But it’s important to make sure you are using the fireplace safely. It’s always important to protect yourself and your home from hazards, especially when it comes to burning things. Below are some general guidelines to follow, according to fireplace safety experts.  1. Open a window. Assuming you have prope...
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How to Drive Safely and Avoid Accidents in Bad Weather

When it rains, it pours. Sometimes it also hails, freezes, or turns into snow, especially in New England.  These are conditions that lead to accidents, especially in the winter. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, bad weather and poor road conditions account for nearly half a million accidents each year.  Here are some tips to help you stay safe and avoid common accidents in hazardous weather.  Black Ice Black ice is among the scariest winter road...
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