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Hazard-Free Holidays

The holidays are a time to come together, make memories with family and friends and enjoy one another’s company. There’s never a shortage of food and good cheer, and there’s always something to be thankful for. This year, we’ve pulled together some of our most popular (and helpful) holiday tips to make life a little easier this holiday season. (There's even a video showing how quickly a Christmas tree can burn...yikes!)

Enjoy the Candle Glow…Safely

If you’re using candles to decorate, gift-give or create a warm and welcoming aroma in your home, you’ll want to check out the 10 Commandments of Candle Safety. Reminder tips (and maybe some new ones) to keep your home, family and pets safe around candles.

Happy Howlidays:  Don’t Forget the Pets

We can’t forget our four-legged family members. Learn which foods, decorations and seasonal activities pose a threat to your dogs and cats. Our Top Holiday Pet Safety Tips cover everything you need to know about keeping the holidays stress-free for your pets.

Keeping Your Live Tree Green

When the ornaments are back in their boxes and the lights are off the tree…then what? Here are some Christmas Tree Recycling Tips for safely tossing and repurposing your live tree.

Hosting a Holiday Party? Read this first.

Did you know that party hosts in some states can be held liable when their guests hurt someone after drinking too much? Here’s what you need to know about Host Liquor Liability for the holidays and beyond.

Up in Flames

Additionally, to avoid a Very Merry Mishap, and having your live tree go up in flames, check out the video below of our controlled Christmas tree fire experiment. 

Keep checking back to the Eriesense blog for more seasonal and insurance-related posts all year long. Check out the ERIE Difference to learn more or find an agent.
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Merry & Bright

Don't let your holidays go up in flames. An experiment in a controlled environment shows how a small spark can ignite a Christmas tree and easily destroy your home.
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