What Is A Big Fire Hazard to Be Aware Of This Time Of Year?

What Is A Big Fire Hazard to Be Aware Of This Time Of Year?

With winter upon us, temperatures will be dropping steadily as the cold weather puts a grip on many areas of New Mexico. Being aware of space heater misuse/fire risk is essential to reducing the chance of a fire in the home. With 79 percent of fire deaths caused by...
How to Keep Exterior Pipes from Freezing

How to Keep Exterior Pipes from Freezing

You may be wondering why it’s important to keep your exterior pipes from freezing. When water freezes, it expands. That expansion can burst your pipes. Before cold weather strikes, we want to share some measures you can take to prevent freezing pipes outside of...
Winter is Coming: Furnace Safety to Avoid Fires

Winter is Coming: Furnace Safety to Avoid Fires

The season is changing, and we’re feeling the first chilly days of Fall. During the long, hot days of summer, the furnace is often forgotten. It’s likely that no maintenance has been done to this vital piece of equipment during the past few months too. When the cold...
Winterizing Your Outdoor Faucets

Winterizing Your Outdoor Faucets

As you know, water expands when it freezes. Ice takes up 10% more space than it does in its liquid state. What does this mean for your home’s plumbing? Pipes are already full when water is in in its liquid state, so there’s nowhere for it to go when it freezes. Water...
Cold Weather May be on the Way!

Cold Weather May be on the Way!

Watch out New Mexico — cooler temperatures are only a month away, but many experts say that a phenomenon called, the “Polar Vortex” may add to the chill in September and October! Long-range forecasts indicate that New Mexico may receive more rain and snow in the...