Category: Safety


  • Five Tips for a Healthy Winter

    When the holidays are over and spring is still months away, it’s easy to feel the winter blues. Healthy eating and exercise habits often die off during the holiday season and can be hard to get back into, especially when days are short and dreary, as they can be in the Pacific Northwest. Unfortunately, these […]

    January 21, 2019

  • Black Ice: A Hidden Hazard

    Even though it’s been an unseasonably mild fall, winter is only a few days away and freezing temperatures are inevitable. With sunny afternoons and overnight freezes comes the risk of black ice, notorious for catching drivers by surprise. Don’t let it put YOU in danger – here’s what you need to know:

    December 19, 2018

  • Winterizing Your Vacant Home

    Have you ever come back from a week or two away and realized that you forgot to take the trash out before you left? It’s no fun returning to a house that stinks to high heaven. Nor is it fun to stress about your house while you are away for weeks or months at a […]

    December 5, 2018

  • Everything You Didn’t Know About Spiders

    This started as a post about how to keep spiders out of your home, and it turned into a whole lot more. We learned so much from our research on this topic that we just had to share it with you! Myth #1: Spiders sneak into your house in the fall to get out of […]

    November 16, 2018

  • Driving at Night: 7 Safety Tips for Navigating Dark Roadways

    Summer is officially behind us, and there’s no denying that the days are steadily getting shorter. Over the course of the next few months, daily morning and evening commutes will be darker – and more dangerous. In fact, you’re three times more likely to be in a fatal crash at night, according to a study […]

    October 16, 2018

  • I Was in a Wreck! Now What?

    Most people, thankfully, don’t have a lot of experience with getting in car accidents. The very nature of an “accident” means it’s unplanned and unexpected, which means it’s easy to get flustered at the scene and forget to take care of things that will help you with your insurance claim. That’s why we made this […]

    September 17, 2018

  • 7 Items in Your Home That Might Start a House Fire

    It’s wildfire season, and we’ve been living in a smoky haze for the past few days. It got us to thinking about some of the fire claims we’ve seen in the past – buildings being burned to the ground by rodents, for example – and we wanted to find out what kinds of everyday items […]

    August 15, 2018

  • Preventing Pain from Pesky Potholes

    Let’s be honest – spring in Washington is less “April showers bring May flowers” and more “April showers bring May showers.” And with all that rain and wet comes potholes – a nuisance in your driveway and a danger on the road. Whether the roadway is asphalt or gravel, most potholes are formed when water collects […]

    May 2, 2018

  • 9 Ways to Spring Clean Your Health

    Spring cleaning is no small undertaking, but the benefits last for months. Here are a few things you can do to improve your physical, mental, and emotional health this spring – with minimal elbow grease! 1. De-clutter your space. It’s hard to have a sound mind without a peaceful environment. If you tend to collect […]

    April 17, 2018