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How to use a space heater safely in the workplace
Brad Wilkins | January 23, 2020
When not used properly, space heaters can significantly increase the risk of a fire.
Keys to reducing soot dangers in gas fireplaces
Jennifer Morningstar, PE, CFEI | January 03, 2020
Improper placement of logs in a gas fireplace can create soot and other risks.
Turkey frying: Worth the risk?
John Holecek | November 27, 2019
Understanding how fryers operate is critical to preventing injuries and damage when frying a turkey this holiday season.
15 states with the highest roadway animal accidents in the fall
Denny Jacob | November 06, 2019
Fall marks the start of the migration season for many animals.
10 states with the most motor vehicle thefts in 2018
Danielle Ling | November 15, 2019
Despite declines in auto thefts, researchers warn thieves are always finding new, more sophisticated theft tactics.
Crime Prevention Month: Home security tips
Heather A. Turner | October 02, 2019
A burglary occurs every 13 seconds. Prevent a break-in from happening with these six home security tips.
Top 10 most common driving 'fails'
Heather A. Turner | September 18, 2019
Even the most seemingly harmless driving habits can have severe consequences on the road.
7 campfire safety tips
Denny Jacob | July 05, 2019
Without proper preparation, a number of risks can turn your camping experience into something out of a nightmare.
Top 10 states for Black Friday violence
Denny Jacob | November 22, 2018
In the pursuit of savings, some shoppers become violent. Here's where you're most likely to find rowdy Black Friday bargain hunters, as well as tips for staying safe.
Top 6 causes of Thanksgiving cooking fires
Elana Ashanti Jefferson | November 21, 2018
For all its altruistic intentions, Thanksgiving can be nerve-wracking for home cooks.
6 ways to keep bad weather from ruining your airline trip
Sara Clemence | November 20, 2018
Snowstorms and hurricanes, thunderstorms and fog. Bad weather is by far the biggest source of flight delays in the U.S
It's Fall: 5 seasonal liabilities that homeowners face
Michael D. Brown | November 06, 2018
The change of season from Summer to Fall is the perfect time to check your home and property for seasonal liabilities.
5 ways to prevent Halloween from becoming an insurance nightmare
Denny Jacob | October 31, 2018
Avoiding risky insurance scenarios is a terror all insureds will want to avoid.
Top 10 states for animal loss claims in 2017
Denny Jacob | October 17, 2018
There have been over 1.7 million animal-related insurance claims since 2014.
10 tips to prevent chimney fires
Denny Jacob | October 01, 2018
Nearly all residential fires originating in the chimney are preventable.
5 homeowner tips to reduce fall & winter property damage, insurance costs
Sage Singleton | October 26, 2017
These tips should help your clients keep their homes safe and insurance costs down this winter.
Oh, deer! What drivers should know about animal collisions
Denny Jacob | October 18, 2017
One-third (34%) of all animal collision comprehensive claims are filed during the fall, according to Farmers Insurance.
Proof daylight saving time is dumb, dangerous, and costly
Ben Steverman | March 10, 2017
Car accidents, strokes, and heart attacks spike in the days after the March time change.
A look at fall's most common road hazards, region by region
Melissa Hillebrand | September 29, 2016
Based on comprehensive claims data from Farmers, here's what's most likely to cause an auto accident in your area right now.
8 insurance claims that increase in the fall
Patricia Harman | October 23, 2015
Changing seasons bring different claims issues.
5 easy fall home maintenance projects
Justin White | October 13, 2015
A few simple repairs can limit the need for expensive claims repairs this winter.