Category: Safety


  • A Grateful Heart is a Healthier Heart

    A social media trend that’s stuck around over the past several years may be on to something – November’s “30 Days of Thankfulness” challenge is a good reminder that an attitude of gratefulness can change the way we perceive our lives. But did you know that gratitude can also help improve heart health? In the […]

    November 12, 2019

  • How to Hallo-Win at Halloween

    Halloween is here, but it doesn’t have to be all scary! Before you head out for some trick-or-treating, take a look at these tips to maximize safety – and fun – for everyone. Haute “Boo-ture” Costumes should make people say “ooh,” not “ow!” Make sure shoes fit well and any draping material such as a […]

    October 29, 2019

  • Keep Thieves out of Your Car with These Tips

    If you’ve ever had your car broken into or stolen, you know how awful it feels. Your car is like an extension of your home, and knowing that a stranger has been inside, helping themselves to your belongings, goes beyond the loss of physical items. Unfortunately, Washington state has one of the highest vehicle theft […]

    October 4, 2019

  • Changes to Your Home That Might Affect Your Homeowners Insurance

    A home is an ever-growing, ever-changing thing. Think back to when you first moved in – how many changes have you made since then to create your perfect space? Just like your home, your homeowners policy is also in constant flux. Common changes to the interior or exterior of your home can affect the cost […]

    August 12, 2019

  • Eight Ways to Beat the Heat Without AC

    Washington is finally starting to see some warmer summer weather – great news for outdoor adventures, pool parties, and suntans, but bad news for our houses! If you’re one of the majority of Washington residents who don’t have air conditioning in their homes, you know that hot weather can make for a stuffy, uncomfortable house […]

    August 1, 2019

  • How YOU Can Help Prevent Wildfires

    We’ve all heard Smokey the Bear tell us “only YOU can prevent forest fires.” Well, it’s true! Although wildfires do happen in nature due to things like lightning strikes, did you know that about 85% of all wildfires are caused by people? There are a lot of ways we can be more responsible with our […]

    July 23, 2019

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    The Dog Days of Summer

    Summer is the season for fun in the sun! Make sure that your pup is having fun, too, by following these summer safety tips: Hotter? More water. As temperatures rise and we find ourselves being more active throughout the day, it can be easy to wind up dehydrated. The same goes for our pets, but […]

    June 18, 2019

  • 22 Ways to Toddler-Proof Your Home

    Kids seem to have a knack for getting into trouble – it’s all part of figuring out their world. Toddlers are especially prone to accidents as they learn to walk and are able to explore more of their environment, which includes taste testing just about everything. Many of us are either just starting our families […]

    May 8, 2019

  • Snuff Out Small Home Fires

    Uncontained fire can be devastating. A small flame can turn into a major fire in less than thirty seconds, and engulf an entire house in a matter of minutes. Quick action often makes the difference between a close call and a life-threatening situation. But did you know that water doesn’t put out all types of […]

    April 22, 2019