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4th Of July Home And Pet Safety
Dated: June 26 2017
With the Fourth of July coming up, make sure you and your family celebrate the safe way with these tips!
Fireworks and Sparklers
Don't let a fun holiday activity turn into a homeowners insurance claim!
Never try to relight a "dud" firework or sparkler
Always keep a fire extinguisher and/or hose nearby in case of fires
Never give fireworks to small children
Store fireworks in a cool, dry place
Pool safety is always an important topic when living in Scottsdale, Arizona but this is a perfect time to reinforce the rules with your family!
Keep a first aid kit near the pool/on the boat
Take shifts as the "lifeguard" on duty. Always clearly communicate who has the responsibility of watching children around the pool
Never consume alcohol while driving a boat
Always wear a life vest when participating in any water sports, such as wake boarding or jet-skiing
With temperatures expected to reach 110° in Scottsdale over fourth of July weekend, keep these tips in mind!
Apply sunscreen at least 30 minutes prior to going in the water
Make sure you are drinking enough water, especially if you are consuming alcohol
Recognize symptoms of heat exhaustion and keep an eye on others
Fireworks aren't the only fire hazard to watch out for this weekend!
Set a boundary that kids are not allowed to cross while the grill is on
Make sure the grill is set up in an open space, away from the house, deck or tree branches
Check gas grill hoses for cracks or leaks
Never grill in an enclosed area
More pets get lost on July 4th than any other day of the year! Help keep them safe!
Turn music or the TV on for your pet to drown out fireworks
Make sure your dog has a tag on for just in case purposes
Give your dog a chew toy that will last several hours to distract them from the noises outside
Never use fireworks around pets
If you're looking for firework displays in The Greater Phoenix Area, here are a few suggestions:
Aviano Fireworks Display (North Phoenix)
Desert Ridge Fireworks (North Phoenix)
Red, White & Rawhide Festival (Chandler)
Arizona Diamondbacks Postgame Fireworks (Downtown Phoenix)
Scottsdale 4th of July Celebration at WestWorld (Scottsdale)
Fabulous Phoenix 4th (Central Phoenix)
Happy Fourth of July from all of us at Dwellings Realty Group!
Written by Kelsey Donovan of Dwellings Realty Group
The Dwellings Team is comprised of the four owners of Dwellings Realty Group, all family members, and all graduates of The Ohio State University. We want you to know that we haven't forgotten the val....
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