Safety & Security
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How to safely use electricity on your dock, pier or shoreline
By Kurt Anderson
Published: May 5, 2015
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During your cabin remodeling project, make safety your top priority
By Kurt Anderson
Published: March 4, 2015
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Keep burglars and thieves out of your cottage or cabin with these pointers
By Kurt Anderson
Published: September 3, 2014
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Be fire wise when it comes to your vacation property
By Kathleen Preece
Published: May 6, 2014
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Use webcams and trail cameras to keep a couple of extra "eyes" on your cabin property
By Emily Hare
Published: January 16, 2014
Question and Answer Article
Lou Manfredini DIY safety tips
Don't become a DIY accident statistic
Published: August 7, 2013
Protect your cabin, cottage or camp from wildfires with these landscaping tips
By Kathleen Preece
Published: April 11, 2013
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How to protect yourself during a storm
By Kristin Sutter
Published: August 1, 2012
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Keep these recommendations in mind to build a better, safer campfire
By Mike McQuaide
Published: May 1, 2012
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Expert tips and possible hazards
By Kurt Anderson
Published: April 1, 2012
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Easy ways to protect the cabin from would-be burglars while you're away
By Kristin Sutter
Published: February 1, 2012

while encouraging your neighbors to do the same

By Kathleen Preece
Published: February 17, 2011
Tips for making your cabin’s doors & windows more secure
By Christy Heitger-Ewing
Published: August 20, 2010
By Mark R. Johnson
Published: February 1, 2010

Small fixes can increase security

By Lucie B. Amundsen
Published: May 1, 2009
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How outside sprinklers can help save your place

By Christy Heitger
Published: April 1, 2009
By Christy Heitger-Ewing
Published: April 1, 2008
Lessons learned from the fires of 2007
By Christy Heitger-Ewing
Published: April 1, 2008
What Can You Do To Save Your Place?
By Jeff Forester
Published: May 1, 2007
By Mark R. Johnson
Published: August 1, 2005
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