Home Maintenance Tips to Help Protect Against Water Damage

If you’re a homeowner, you may be surprised to learn that most water damage is due to unchecked plumbing issues that lurk on the property — things like slow leaks, corroded pipes, and degraded valves and supply lines. Fortunately, many of these issues are preventable with some basic, proactive home maintenance. Do you want to reduce…

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Making Smart Savings Choices

In today’s unsettled economy, many people are looking for ways to stretch their money—but sometimes this includes altering insurance coverages to dangerously low levels or eliminating coverage entirely. If you’re thinking about changing your coverage to save money, consider these key issues below — and give us a call. We can help make sure you’ve…

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Prevent Package Theft

Whether you prefer to shop online or do the shipping yourself, there’s no denying the holidays are one of the most popular times of year for packages delivered right to your door. Unfortunately, one consequence of this convenience includes theft, since packages left unattended on your doorstep are vulnerable for the taking. According to safety.com,…

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Give Your Budget a Break This Holiday Season

If you’re like many people you breathe a sigh of relief once the holidays are over. Until you get your credit card statement, that is. From buying gifts to traveling to entertaining, holiday expenses add up quickly — it’s easy to overspend without even realizing it. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. Here…

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New Thanksgiving Traditions

  There are a few things we think of when we think of Thanksgiving: family, friends, a few bottles of wine, a cheese platter, a mouthwatering menu, pie… and more pie. Beyond that, well, it’s up to you. Over the years, your family has probably developed some beloved traditions associated with Turkey Day, from the food you…

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Be Careful When You Play With Fire, Even in the Backyard

It’s a great feeling to hang out with friends and family around a blazing fire in your backyard— unless, of course, that fire blazes a little too much. While a fire pit can be a wonderful addition to your home, all fires are potentially dangerous. So before you sit down with some marshmallows to roast, we…

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Pumpkin Carving Safety

There is no Halloween tradition quite like carving a pumpkin! Sticking your hands in to scoop out the slimy guts, carving a scary face or design on the side of the pumpkin, and baking the seeds to eat as a snack later is practically mandatory during this season. But sometimes, sharp tools and a hard-to-cut…

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Fun Quarantine Halloween Ideas

This Halloween has the potential to be epic: the holiday falls on a Saturday (which means we get an entire day of candy and costumes and there will even be a full moon (so spooky!). That said, there are a few things that will set Halloween 2020 apart from all other years — most notably,…

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How to Help Prevent House Fires

  October is Fire Prevention month and it’s the perfect time to talk to your family about fire safety- including testing alarms, changing batteries, how to use a fire extinguisher and escape route planning. And it’s a great time to review this list of top causes of house fires and what you can do to…

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September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. As our nation continues to respond to COVID-19, there is no better time to get prepared. Make A Plan Talk to your friends and family about how you will communicate before, during, and after a disaster. Make…

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