September 26, 2013
More fires start in the kitchen than in any other part of the home.
August 29, 2013
Before trading in the warm days of summer for a toasty fall fire, be sure to have your chimney cleaned and inspected.
May 09, 2013
While grilling food can be a fun, healthy way to cook, it requires a measure of caution.
December 27, 2012
When the weather turns cold, some farmers and homeowners spend more time in unheated barns and workshops. To keep warm, many turn to wood-burning stoves or space heaters.
May 17, 2012
If you’ll be firing up the grill on Memorial Day weekend, take steps to keep your meal—and yourself—from going up in smoke.
January 26, 2012
Flipping a light switch or plugging in a device is second nature to most people, but it is important to keep electrical safety in mind—both inside and outside the home.
October 21, 2011
Fall is the time to have your chimney inspected.
September 21, 2011
Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd P. Haymore is encouraging farmers in localities affected by Hurricane Irene to report losses of their crops, livestock and farming infrastructures in order to qualify for federal government assistance.