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Is earthquake insurance for you?
STILLWATER, Okla. – As earthquakes become increasingly common in Oklahoma, it is worthwhile for residents to consider purchasing insurance to protect their property as the ground shakes and rolls underfoot.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Checking utilities in the aftermath of an earthquake
STILLWATER, Okla. – One top priority for homeowners after an earthquake is to ensure all utilities remain in proper working order.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Use Daylight Savings Time as cue for fall, winter prep around the house
STILLWATER, Okla. – Whether it is a string tied around a finger or an alert on a cell phone, reminders are good and often necessary things. In that spirit, homeowners can use Daylight Savings Time as a cue to begin preparing their houses and families for fall and winter.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Avoiding fall, winter and holiday decorating hazards
STILLWATER, Okla. – With the arrival of fall, winter and a parade of major celebrations and holidays over the next few weeks, lots of families will get into the spirit by adding festive decorations.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Ladder safety
STILLWATER, Okla. – With chillier temperatures ahead, plenty of homeowners will be kept busy with light home maintenance projects such as clearing leaves and debris from the gutters and hanging holiday decorations, all tasks which will more than likely require a ladder.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Medication safety during the holiday travel season
STILLWATER, Okla. – When you are scrambling to get on the road or rushing to prepare your home to host family and friends for the holidays, managing your medications is an easy detail to overlook.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Used safely, fuel-burning appliances make it easy to chase away the chill
STILLWATER, Okla. – Fuel-burning appliances such as fireplaces and wood stoves are popular and reliable ways to chase away winter’s chill. However, operating these types of appliances, especially this time of year, does come with some risks.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Be safe when using electric space heaters
STILLWATER, Okla. – When families want to ward off winter’s chill in a specific part of the home, electric space heaters may be good option.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Preventing outdoor falls in the winter
STILLWATER, Okla. – Slips and falls can happen so fast, especially outside in snowy or icy conditions. Of course, there are no guarantees against the occasional accident, but taking a few simple precautions could cut the chances of taking a tumble while outdoors this winter.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Save energy, money while keeping cool this spring, summer
STILLWATER, Okla. – Triple digit temperatures can literally make Oklahoma a hot spot in the summertime, but keeping the house cool when the heat is on does not have to scorch the wallet and singe the budget.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu

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