During the summer, many people are concerned about staying cool. Whether you rely on a central air-conditioning unit, a fan or a window AC unit, be aware of safety threats they may pose. Air conditioners and fans are everyday appliances, and …Read More.
Home and DIY
Consider Electrical Safety When Winterizing Your Home
Is your home and its electrical service safely ready for winter? The best time to find out is long before the temperature drops, suggests Rick Coons, CEO at Indiana Electric Cooperatives. “Taking a little time to winterize your home and …Read More.
Electrical Safety and Your Garage
Whether it’s your workshop, a storage facility, or simply the place your car spends the night, a garage is a favorite feature of many homes. Garages have come a long way from the shed-like buildings of a couple generations ago. …Read More.
Pay Close Attention to Safety During Spring Planting
Many people don’t realize that farming is one of the most dangerous occupations. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that during 2008, the most recent year for statistics, one in every six fatal workplace injuries in Indiana …Read More.
Electrical safety includes thinking about pets
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.
The highs and lows of spring safety
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.