Keeping every member of your family safe around electricity is a priority of Indiana Electric Cooperatives. That includes those furry members of the family: your cat, dog, hamster or other critter. “Most of us take precautions to child-proof our home …Read More.
Monthly Archives: January 2015
Most teenagers would never consider the morning rush before school life-threatening. But some could be risking their safety or the safety of their family without realizing it. Here’s how: using hair dryers, straighteners or curling irons while standing on the …Read More.
While catastrophic events like tornadoes and fires ravage homes in little time, floodwaters can rise quickly but take days to subside. Victims must wait patiently for water to recede before returning home to start rebuilding their lives. Although it may …Read More.
While it may be true that April showers bring May flowers, it’s just as certain that springtime is the prime time for tackling outdoor spruce-up chores. But before you start checking off things on your to-do list, be sure to …Read More.
Mother Nature is not known for being predictable when it comes to spring weather in the Midwest. Because of that, it is best for Indiana residents to prepare for the worst. “Our community has experienced the wrath of tornadoes in …Read More.
Multiple extension cords plugged into a single outlet caused a fire that took the lives of a Decatur, Ind., couple in 2011. A lamp in an upstairs clothes closet sparked a recent Indianapolis house fire. And an electrical appliance or …Read More.
If you’re one of the billions worldwide expecting a visit from Santa Claus this season, take heed. The elves at the North Pole News Bureau are working to separate myth from mirth when it comes to keeping holidays merry and …Read More.
Decorating for the holidays can be a tradition that families look forward to — or a chore they dread. Whatever side of the spectrum your decorating mindset falls on, it’s best to approach the season with some pre-planning and a …Read More.
Kids of all ages look forward to Halloween because they get to pretend like they’re someone else — at least for a few magical hours. While decked out in creative, creepy or coy disguises, folks can load up on coveted …Read More.
Farming is the ninth most dangerous job in the U.S., according to a 2012 report from TIME magazine, which cited heavy equipment and large animals as hazards. Those at Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) want you to be aware of another hazard …Read More.