Tag: Holiday Safety

We Wish You a Fire-free Holiday Season!

To add warmth to your home during the holiday season, you might start a fire, light a candle, or plug in the twinkle lights on a Christmas tree. Keep safe and warm by the fire Fireplaces are so inviting, but can be so dangerous when people and objects are crammed around the open flame. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), placing items such... Read Article

Be Ladder Smart When Hanging Holiday Decorations

Wreaths, bows, and twinkling lights are a few of the many ways people brighten up their homes during the holiday season. Grinnell Mutual recommends using your ladder properly to hang holiday decorations. “To reduce the chance of falling, make sure you have a stable foundation under your ladder,” said Larry Gallagher, director of loss control at Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. “In addition, use the proper... Read Article