If you consider how many homes have been burgled in recent years, it makes sense to have a good level of insurance cover.
The more precautionary measures you take, the better equipped you will be to keep your home safe and secure. Remember, there is no one foolproof way to prevent someone breaking into your home but you can reduce the risk by following a few simple guidelines.
Fires are becoming much more prevalent in Australia, with winter being the busiest time for fire hazards. Faulty appliances, candles being left unattended and drying clothes too close to a heater are the most common fire related accidents that occur in the home. Many injuries and deaths could easily be prevented, if simple measures were taken to avoid it happening in the first place.
If left unchecked, you could be left to deal with some disastrous consequences, so make sure you’re prepared with the following Fire Safety Checklist:
Avoid: Throwing water directly on to a fire as this will most probably cause an explosive reaction. It’s advisable to use a fire blanket. This is the quickest and safest way to subdue a fire.