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Tips to Protect Your Family and Home During Spring Break Travels

For many, spring break is the light at the end of the tunnel. After enduring months of snow and cold, people can’t wait to get away. For families travelling somewhere warm, such as Mexico, Jamaica, or the Bahamas, a...

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9-Volt Battery Safety

9-volt batteries power our smoke alarms, household items and toys. They can be found in most homes, but these batteries can be a fire hazard if not stored safely or disposed of properly. The ProblemThe positive and...

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Don't Get Nailed - How to Avoid Home Improvement Scams

With the strange weather lately we've experienced warmer temps, heavy rains and even tornadoes! You may have damage to fix or just want to make overall improvements. Finding a contractor and vendors can be a headache,...

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Which Home Alarms Do You Need?

Technology has made home alarms of all kinds — from security to smoke, radon to radiation — more accessible than ever. Many of them can be configured to work together, and some even alert you to trouble through your...

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Managing Liquor Liability Risks

You likely expect guests and patrons to come to your restaurant or hotel to eat a meal, celebrate a holiday or wedding, or get together with friends to watch a game. Part of that experience may include enjoying beer,...

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Car Shopping With Safety in Mind

You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars. Yet we’re still years away from living in a world where you can just tell your car where to go and then kick back and relax with a book or your phone.Even still,...

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Choosing an Insurance Agent: It's Not Just a Quote, It's a Relationship

Shopping for insurance? You may think you’re simply looking for an insurance policy. But, perhaps, what you’re really looking for isn’t a what but a who: Someone you can trust to guide you through the plethora of...

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Take Stock of Your Stuff: How To Do a Home Inventory

What is a home inventory, you ask? Once created, it will be the most valuable item in your house. Did you get a great gift for the holidays? Maybe a diamond ring, a new musical instrument or a beautiful watch? All of...

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Why is my house insured for more (or less) than the market value?

When reviewing homeowners insurance quotes with our clients, we often get asked, "Why is my house insured for more (or less) than the market value?" So, what's the deal? The answer: replacement cost. Replacement Cost...

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Burned out by shoveling snow?

Are you tired of shoveling snow this winter? Were you injured while cleaning up after a big storm? If the answer is yes, it may be time to hire a snow removal service.To some, this is money well spent, especially if you...

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