2017 - UDR Disaster Resources

YYear: December 5, 2017

How to Deck – Not Wreck! – the Halls this Holiday

It’s the most wonderful time of year – creamy hot chocolate, sleigh bells ringing, crisp winter breeze, twinkling lights, and my personal favorite, that fresh smell of evergreen and Christmas trees! ‘Tis the season to Deck the Halls; here are a couple tips to help you deck the halls safely this holiday season! Is it […]

Don’t Get Roasted!

It’s no surprise that firefighters report Thanksgiving, a holiday centered and celebrated around the kitchen table, as the most common day for home fires to occur. What cooking fiascos spark the most flames? Here are a few tips to make sure your turkey is the only thing getting roasted this Thanksgiving! Make sure you clean […]

5 Ways to Spice Up Your Space Heater Life

It’s that time of year – leaves in various shades of orange and red floating down from the trees, hints of cinnamon in daily fragrances, and the cool, crisp air that instantly creates a craving for a warm drink. The moment you tuck your sandals in the back of your closet provokes a season of […]

Don’t be Spooked by OSHA

Spooked. It’s the feeling you get when you walk passed that rusted “DANGER” sign into a dark, creepily vacant hallway; the moment when chills run all the way down your spine and you find yourself whispering, “Am I just hearing things, or are those footsteps behind me getting louder and closer?” It’s that same feeling […]

5 Common Mistakes That Could Turn Your Restoration Project into a Haunted House

October, the month practically screams “Boo!” It’s the best time of year to settle in, cozy up to a bowl of Halloween candy and binge watch those traditional horror films guaranteed to give you goosebumps. There are two things you can always count on with every film: the main character being chased up the stairs […]