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Stay Safe During a Storm from Abt Electronics & Allstate

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

With the recent devastation from the tornado in Oklahoma and the bad weather surrounding the mid-west, there are a variety of ways you can protect your family and your home during nasty weather.  Abt has designed a storm gear page that will help you get what you need to keep going during inclement weather.  From power generators, to sump pumps to more, keep your home and family comfortable.

Our friends at Allstate have also created an infographic offering a bevy of information on what to include if you have plans on designing a safe room.  Check it out below and visit blog.allstate.com for a wide variety of additional safety tips.

Infographic courtesy of The Allstate Blog.

Allstate Insurance Shares their tips on How to Prevent Kitchen Fires

Monday, January 28th, 2013

The following is a guest post from our friends at Allstate Insurance.  You can never be too careful when cooking in your kitchen.  Check out Allstate’s blog for the latest in insurance and life’s safety tips. Here are their tips to stay safe when making meals at home.

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Cooking is an activity that brings together family and friends in the kitchen, the hub of the house.

But if cooks aren’t careful, they may quickly discover the downside of a hot flame or oven. Cooking is the leading cause of home fires (one out of every three), according to the National Fire Protection Association.

A long, billowy sleeve too close to a gas stove could singe, a hot frying pan with bubbling oil may ignite, or grease spilled in a hot oven could turn to flames when a cook steps away briefly to answer a door.

But, safe cooking isn’t a tough recipe to follow. It just requires focus. Here are 10 key precautions to help prevent a kitchen fire:

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