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The best way to weather a storm is to have a safety plan in place ahead of time.

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Carbon monoxide - the invisible enemy

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Garage door app

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A garage door app will alert you when the door is open and allow you to open and close the door from your smart phone.

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Electrical safety and childproofing

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Make sure your electrical appliances, tools and outlets are safe, and be careful around electrical equipment outdoors.

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Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI)

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GFCI outlets should be used by all water sources to prevent electric shock. Find out why.

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Staying safe around buried gas pipelines

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If you have buried natural gas lines on your property, make sure you know how to locate and maintain them.

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Wiring and grounding in older homes

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The wiring inside most older houses wasn’t designed to handle the electrical needs we have today.

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Natural gas leaks

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Although leaks from natural gas lines are rare, it’s important to know the warning signs.

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Aging in place

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Using universal design principals, your home can adapt to your changing lifestyle needs.

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