Last year, an elderly couple lost their lives from a home fire sparked by Christmas tree lights. According to officials, a strand of old lights on their tree failed. Also, there were several gifts under the tree and Duraflame logs nearby.
In this issue, we’ll share information on how you can prevent a similar tragedy from occurring in your household this holiday season.
Earlier this month, a devastating home fire resulted in 31 people being left homeless. The fire was triggered by an unattended candle, which is actually a common cause for home fires.
In this issue, we’ll talk more about the fire, talk about the most common causes of home fires and provide safety tips for handling candles.
The holiday season is officially upon us, and while this time of year is a fantastic opportunity to get together with family and friends, it’s also a potentially dangerous time for home fires.
If you think we’re being alarmists, consider that nearly 47,000 fires occur during the winter holidays, claiming over 500 lives.
In this issue, we’ll talk about ways to prevent fires from starting during the Thanksgiving celebration.
We’ve talked before about how vacuuming extends the life of your carpeting investment and how often you should do it.
In this issue, we’ll share tips for getting the most out of your vacuuming time. After all, you’re the one putting in the sweat equity, so it only makes sense to take the steps to make it count.
The 2017 flu season is upon us and health officials are already concerned. That’s because last year’s flu season was viewed as anything but a success by officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
In this issue, we’ll talk about what went wrong last year and share tips for how you can protect your home and office from the flu this year.
Many people make the mistake that cleaning a rug is a simple task. But cleaning your rug thoroughly is definitely not as easy as it may sound.
Because most experts confirm that you should clean your rugs regularly, we’ll share tips in this issue for how to do it and why it makes sense to let a professional clean your rugs.
A recent article in the San Diego Union-Tribune gave a fantastic first-hand account of how our local firefighters are helping to battle the latest California wildfires.
One San Diego team of firefighters were sent to Gypsum Canyon, where they worked for 24 hours straight to put out hotspots near Route 91.
“When we’re thrown into the mix with a job to do, we don’t really have time to think about the situation,” said Lakeside fire Captain Matthew Buzzell. “It’s disheartening. We never want to see people lose their homes or properties, but that’s why we’re here — to help minimize that from happening.
In this issue, we’ll give you a summary of what a typical day holds for our San Diego firefighters.
The temperatures in San Diego are starting to dip, but just how cold our winter will be has weather forecasters stumped. “Either we slip back into drought or we have a repeat of last winter,” said one noted climatologist.
While we’ve talked in recent entries about how to have your chimney and roof prepared for the cooler months, we’ll talk in this issue about steps you can take throughout your home and business to make things a bit more comfortable for you.
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