Blog Tags: safety

Keeping Your Home Safe While You’re Away

Posted On: July 26, 2017 | Categories: News | General Info
It’s vacation season — meaning it’s time to enjoy the theme parks, beaches, and recreation that Florida has to offer! After all, living in the sunshine state places you close to the best staycation destinations in the nation. Whether you’re looking to travel abroad or taking some R&R close to

Creating Your Florida Hurricane Checklist

Posted On: June 8, 2017 | Categories: News | General Info
Creating Your Florida Hurricane Checklist

Florida’s hurricane season lasts from June 1 through November 30. Whether you’re new to the Sunshine State or you’ve weathered a Florida hurricane or two in the past, proper preparation is key to your safety and to protect your family and property. ...

Pet Proofing Your New Florida Home

Posted On: May 11, 2017 | Categories: Communities | News | General Info
You probably think of your pets as members of the family; sharing your beds, living rooms and hearts.  Pet-parenting is equally as important as kid-parenting and while animals may not be human children,  many of the same dangers still apply.From the bathroom and laundry room to the kitchen, family

Baby Proofing Your New Florida Home

Posted On: August 12, 2016 | Categories: News | General Info
When starting a family in a new home, one of the first things you need to do is make sure your home is safe for your new bundle of joy. Although we may not realize it, there are plenty of things in our homes that a baby could get into trouble with. Our goal today is to keep you from crying like a

How to Prepare Your Florida Home for Hurricane Season

Posted On: June 28, 2016 | Categories: News | General Info
Click to view the full-size infographicThe summer months can bring stormy weather to Florida. Hurricane season officially began on June 1, and Floridians should always have a plan in place to protect your loved ones and your home in case of a storm.Get ready to gear up and prepare your Florida home

Protect Your Loved Ones and Your New Home During Florida’s Hurricane Season

Posted On: August 20, 2015 | Categories: News | Why Buy New
Along with summer comes the possibility of hurricanes or tropical storms here in Florida. The hurricane season officially runs June 1st and through November 30th, peaking late August through September. If the experts are right, the good news is that we are on track for a below-average hurricane

Tips to Prepare Your Central Florida Home for a Hurricane

Posted On: July 10, 2013 | Categories: Communities | General Info
Now that we are in the midst of hurricane season (and will be for several more months), you want to make sure you have a plan in place to protect your family, pets, Central Florida new home and belongings in the case of a storm.\n\nTropical Storm Chantal is headed towards Florida and while currently

Tampa Home Builder Helps You Prepare for Hurricane Season

Posted On: July 3, 2012 | Categories: General Info | Events
When summer comes along in Florida, so does the possibility of tropical storms and hurricanes. This year’s hurricane season, which officially started on June 1, is projected to produce about 9 to 15 named storms - we have already “weathered쳌 Tropical Storm Debby. As your trusted Tampa home builder

Protect Your Florida New Homes with these Hurricane Safety Tips

Posted On: June 21, 2011 | Categories: Communities | General Info
It’s official: Hurricane season has arrived. According to the State of Florida Division of Emergency Management, more hurricanes make landfall in Florida than any other state in the U.S. Are you prepared? What do you plan to do to protect your family and your Tampa, Lakeland or Orlando new

Happy Halloween: 5 Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating

Posted On: October 28, 2010 | Categories: Events
This Halloween as you are out and about in central Florida, Highland Homes wants you to stay safe. So don your scary costumes, character costumes, and princess costumes and visit your neighbors for some sugary treats. While you're having fun though, keep these safety tips in mind:\n\n Children