Safety and security
Learn the importance of electric and natural gas safety, and options for home security.
Electrical safety and childproofing
Make sure your electrical appliances, tools and outlets are safe, and be careful around electrical equipment outdoors.
Gas appliance safety
Keep these safety guidelines in mind when using gas-consuming products such as stoves, clothes dryers, water heaters and furnaces.
Wiring and grounding in older homes
The wiring inside most older houses wasn’t designed to handle the electrical needs we have today.
Home security systems
Many homeowners are investing in home security systems to deter criminals, provide home protection and deliver peace of mind.
Garage door app
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.
Walking through a wet or flooded basement can be dangerous. To be safe, you should always assume that basement flood water is energized.
Staying safe around buried gas pipelines
If you have buried natural gas lines on your property, make sure you know how to locate and maintain them.
Be prepared for bad weather
Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI)
GFCI outlets should be used by all water sources to prevent electric shock. Find out why.
Natural gas leaks
Although leaks from natural gas lines are rare, it’s important to know the warning signs.
Take care with power tools
Taking a few minutes to check power tools before and after using will keep them in good working order and will keep you safe.
Carbon monoxide - the invisible enemy
Find out what causes deadly carbon monoxide poisoning - and how to prevent and detect it.