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Halloween Safety

Did you know that over $2 billion will be spent on Halloween candy this year? Or how about $330 million on just pet costumes? We know that Halloween is one of children’s favorite holidays. The chance to dress up in a costume and fill bags with candy is a sure way to excite any youngster. […]

Tips to Avoid Purchasing a Flood Car

As we’ve all seen recently in the news, hurricanes (and the floods that result from them) can create enormous damage to properties and vehicles. In fact, one recent estimate from Hurricane Harvey, estimated over 200,000 vehicles would be totaled due to flood damaged. If you are in the market for a new vehicle, be wary, […]

Protecting Your Home from Mold

When it comes to keeping your home mold-free, a strong offense is definitely your best defense. To prevent mold, eliminate moisture from your home and be on the lookout for signs of possible growth, such as musty smells or watermarks on walls and ceilings. Caught early, mold can usually be removed by a thorough cleaning […]

Keeping Kids Safe with Cell Phones

It’s natural to worry when your child is ready for her first cell phone, even if you think he or she is generally responsible. Yes, this device is an instrument of connection, and it will allow you and your child to be more connected when you’re apart. But it’s also a symbol of separation, a […]

Back to School Tips for Parents

Move over, summer–a new school year is coming! With the start of school, families face new organization challenges. School bells ring–and so do early-morning alarm clocks. Paper piles swell as hand-outs and homework stream into the house. Shorter autumn days bring a hectic round of sports, activities and events, and calendars fill with cryptic notes. Can the holidays […]

Camping Safety Tips & Tricks

Did you know that over 40 million Americans will go camping at least once per year?  Or that over 7 million Americans will go camping on Memorial Day weekend alone? While becoming one with nature is clearly a draw for many of us, camping comes with some inherent dangers that aren’t typical concerns in the […]

10 Tips for Buying a Home Security System

We don’t want to alarm you (couldn’t help ourselves), but, according to the FBI, more than 2 million homes are burglarized in the United States every year. This means that someone is breaking into a home somewhere across the country about every 13 seconds. To avoid being the victim of a burglary, getting a home security […]

Insuring Teen Drivers

Did you know that vehicular fatalities are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. And though fatality rates for teens have steadily dropped since 1975, teens remain 3 times more likely to crash per mile driven than adults. Thankfully, you can play a big part in keeping your teen safe. To help you navigate through […]

7 Excluded Homeowners Claims

Our hope is that you never have to experience any disaster to your home that requires submitting an insurance claim to our office. What worries us even more, though, is submitting an insurance claim assuming there is coverage only to find out the claim is actually excluded on your policy. With that in mind we […]

Dangers of Unlicensed Contractors

One of the first principles of gambling is this: Never take a risk you can’t afford to lose. When you hire an unlicensed contractor to do work on your property, or you fail to secure the necessary permits for that work, you are doing just that. Here’s why: When a general contractors take jobs, they will hand […]