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Car Chip Shortage 2022: What’s Going On?

What do bicycles, toilet paper, hand sanitizer, refrigerators and kayaks have in common? They’ve all been in short supply at times during the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has created unprecedented changes in supply and demand. Production shutdowns sent the price of lumber sky-high. Months spent quarantining led homeowners to spend more time outdoors, some taking on more DIY renovation projects. And fear of the unknown led to hoarding...

How to Keep Your Backyard Campfires Safe

There is nothing like a campfire to create a cozy atmosphere when friends and family get together under the stars. A fire draws the gaze and lets you keep warm while socializing in the cool of the evening. A campfire can even be used to cook a meal if you have the right type of fire and accessories. But where there is fire, there is...

5 Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Ice, snow, and freezing temperatures can make life more challenging for seniors during the winter months. Slippery walkways and bone-chilling colds can lead to serious injuries and illnesses, particularly for older adults. These tips for winter can help keep seniors safe. Dress Warm to Prevent Hypothermia Hypothermia is a risk for older people living in regions with colder temperatures in winter. This condition occurs when...

4 Winter Risks and How to Protect Your Business From Them

Consumer spending increases for the holidays and business picks up during the winter months. But winter weather also brings certain risks for businesses. The following are some top winter risks and how to protect your business from them. Slip or Trip and Fall Accidents Icy walkways and slippery floors from melting snow can lead to slip or trip and fall accidents on your business premises....

6 Tips to Prepare for Power Outages

We rely on electricity to stay warm, keep our homes illuminated, cook, heat or pump water, and to keep us entertained on our TVs and other devices. A power outage can be a short-term annoyance or last for days. It is worthwhile, with weather systems changing, to have a plan in place, so your family stays safe in a lengthy power outage. Keep a Supply...