New infographic sheds light on six 'holiday horrors' in your home

December 19, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
SAN FRANCISCO, California Cooking caused about 156,400 home fires in the U.S. in 2010. Last year, about 1.4 million home burglaries occurred around the country.

Those are just two of the "holiday horrors" that can happen in your home. A new infographic from, a Bankrate (NYSE: RATE) company, takes a look at six common household "holiday horrors."

"During the holiday season, disaster can strike in many forms at home. And if you aren't prepared and protected with the right amount of homeowner's insurance, for example you could be feeling like a Grinch," said John Egan, managing editor of

To learn more about "holiday horrors" at home, visit

About provides consumers with a free, easy way to shop for and compare insurance quotes online, and delivers information and advice about insurance.

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