The candles, the decorations, the tree, a scenic drive … they’re all the things that make the holidays special. Sadly, they can also create hazards if certain safety measures aren’t considered. “Too often we see the holidays turn tragic for …Read More.
As the holidays approach, our imaginations are filled with images of perfectly lighted trees and homes welcoming us with twinkling lights and decorations. But in the rush to create the light display of our dreams, we often overlook the precautions …Read More.
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.
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.
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