Home Safety


Strong Wind Safety

We at ivalueSafety.com want to share a Strong Wind Safety post by NWS per the following: High winds can occur during a severe thunderstorm, with a strong weather system, or can flow down a mountain. When winds are sustained at 40-50 mph, isolated wind damage is possible. Widespread significant wind damage can occur with higher […]

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Ice Dam Prevention

We at ivalueSafety.com want to provide some information regarding Ice Dams. The accumulation of snow on a roof can result in Ice Dams. The Ice Dams form when water from the melting snow refreezes at the gutter line.   The ice then prevents any water from entering the gutter hence the label Ice Dam (see […]

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Preventing Frozen Pipes

Water damage from bursting pipes is one of the most common homeowners insurance claims, with an average claim cost of about $5,000. Prevention is the key to avoid costly property damage. We at ivalueSafety.com want to share a post of Preventing Frozen Pipes per the following: Let cold water trickle from the faucets in your home. Keep garage doors closed, […]

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How To Visually Inspect Home Fire Extinguishers – Video

Did you know that you should perform a monthly visual inspection of your home fire extinguishers? Note: make sure to check the expiration date of the fire extinguisher as well. We at ivalueSafety.com want to share a video by DDPM CA regarding How To Visually Inspect Fire Extinguishers (click on image below to view video): […]

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Clear Snow From Home Exhaust Pipes – Video

We at ivalueSafety.com want to share a post and video by WPRI 12 that emphasizes the importance to Clear Snow From Home Exhaust Pipes. Make sure your home’s heating system, hot water heater, clothes dryer etc. exhaust pipes are clear from drifting snow. Drifting snow can rise high enough to cover the exhaust pipes during and after snow storms. […]

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