The Shropshire Agency Blog: holiday safety
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Thursday, December 18, 2014Each year, fire departments respond to an average of 210 structure fires caused by Christmas trees. Carefully decorating Christmas trees can help make your holidays safer. Picking the tree If you have an artificial tree, be sure it is labeled, certified, or identified by the manufacturer as fire retardant. READ MORE >>
Sunday, October 26, 2014Do you remember how much fun it was to get dressed up as your favorite action hero, princess, or cartoon character and go trick-or-treating? Unfortunately, Halloween can also be dangerous for young kids if parents do not take the proper precautions to protect their children. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, September 16, 2014Prepare Your Home for Frigid Temperatures As the weather starts to cool in the autumn months, many homeowners tackle winterizing projects to ensure that their homes are weather-ready for coller temperatures. The best way to undertake these projects is to start by taking a walk around your home and assessing what needs to be done. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, August 27, 2014This upcoming weekend is bound to be one for the books. From the opening of the Texas Tech football season, to tailgates, to a long labor day weekend, there are plenty of opportunities for a good time. While you're relaxing at home or hanging out with friends and family on Monday, you may start to wonder, why do we get to have this day off and what is labor day? READ MORE >>