Electrical Safety for your home

published: September 9th, 2022 by

We understand that you place a high priority on your family’s safety, but have you considered their electrical safety? Your home has enough electricity flowing through it to electrocute someone and kill them. Applying a few basic precautions to your cords and plugs, outlets, and circuit breakers may help you avoid injuries or house fires. #1 Plugs & Cords Every electrical appliance has a cord, and since we frequently use them, we frequently overlook any wear and tear that could endanger the safety of your family and home. Make it a habit to check the cords and plugs on every… Read More »

Tips for Safe Nighttime Driving

published: July 22nd, 2022 by

  Driving at night can be tricky—especially through neighborhoods or dimly lit landscapes—so it’s important to keep in mind a few basic guidelines to make sure you and your vehicle both are well-prepared for the trip. Consider the following suggestions to help get you to your destination safely. Ensure headlights are aimed properly. If you think your headlights are casting light too far above or below your line of vision on the road, you may need to adjust their aim. You can do this either by following instructions in your vehicle owner’s manual or seeking help from a vehicle maintenance… Read More »

Social Media Safety

published: July 8th, 2022 by

Social media has many benefits—it allows you to maintain connections with friends, make new contacts, build support networks, express yourself and share your interests. However, information should be shared with caution to protect yourself and your family. Here are eight top tips for social media safety: Your personal information should be just that—personal. As hackers become more and more sophisticated, identity theft becomes a greater risk. And while it may be tempting to post pictures of your fabulous vacation, bear in mind that you’re also letting others know you’re away from home—making you vulnerable to a break in. Use privacy… Read More »

Picture Perfect: Smartphone Photography Tips

published: July 1st, 2022 by

With the advent of smartphones, it’s easier than ever to take and share photos. We have many people within the association that take amazing photos with their phones. Here are 10 tips for making the most of every photo opportunity: Perfect your lighting Use natural light whenever possible, with the sun behind you or over your shoulder. When shooting indoors, find the brightest spot in the room and position your subject directly under it. Forget the flash Because the duration of a smartphone’s flash is too long, it doesn’t freeze the action in a frame the way a traditional flash… Read More »