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House, Seasonal Property, Trees, Lake

Tips for Closing Up Seasonal Properties

Posted By: Shamara Glover on September 24, 2021

Summer has come to an end, and that means many seasonal properties will become vacant until next year. Seasonal properties offer a home away from home to enjoy nice weather for longer.

Chimney, Fireplace, Chimney Safety, Home Maintenance

10 Chimney Safety Tips to Stay Safe and Warm

Posted By: Shamara Glover on September 16, 2021

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (USCPSC), an average of 17,600 chimney fires occurred annually in the United States between 2015 and 2017.

Wires, Wiring Problem

10 Warning Signs Your Home Might Need Rewiring

Posted By: Shamara Glover on September 2, 2021

Each year in the United States, arcing faults are responsible for starting more than 28,000 home fires, killing and injuring hundreds of people, and causing over $700 million in property damage according to Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI).

Home, Organization, Garage, Storage

5 Things You Shouldn't Store in Your Garage

Posted By: Shamara Glover on August 19, 2021

A garage is often used as a storage space for things you don’t want inside of your home, but you still need or would like to have such as: a place to put your car, storage for lawn mower’s, tools, bikes, and simply things you still want to hold onto for keepsake.

Grass, Sun, Outdoors

7 Tips to Deter Bugs in Your Yard

Posted By: Shamara Glover on July 22, 2021

Summer is a beautiful time to enjoy the outdoors, but it can be a nightmare if there are a ton of bugs buzzing around! It may seem like there is nothing you can do to stop the nuisance. However, there are actions you can take to deter bugs away from your yard:

Camping, Campsite Etiquette, Outdoors

Campsite Etiquette

Posted By: Shamara Glover on July 8, 2021

Camping and etiquette may sound strange together, but because there are a lot of people that also enjoy the experience there are some basic rules you should follow on your stay at a campsite.

Pool, Pool Safety, Pool Ladder, Water

6 Ways to Safeguard Your Pool

Posted By: Shamara Glover on June 24, 2021

Summer is underway. If you have a pool, you may have begun to think about when you will reopen it, but before you jump right in consider safeguarding your pool first. Below are 6 ways to safeguard your pool, so that you can enjoy it safely: 

Ergonomics, Working From Home, Monitor, Woman

5 Ergonomic Tips for At-Home Workforce

Posted By: Shamara Glover on June 10, 2021

Working from home has become the new normal for many since the beginning of 2020, but even after a year most have not mastered ergonomic ways to work from home. Working ergonomically simply means creating an efficient and comfortable work environment that enables you to complete your duties.

Surge Protector, Fire Safety, SPD

4 Types of Surge Protectors to Consider in Your Business

Posted By: Shamara Glover on May 19, 2021
Couple, Laptop, Reading laptop, Smiling Couple

Insurance 101: Understanding Basic, Broad and Special Perils Coverage Types

Posted By: Amy Casey on May 10, 2021

When structuring your insurance policy with your local independent agent, the coverage type selected plays a significant role in determining the extent of coverage provided for your property. “Basic”, “broad”, and “special” coverage types are very different from one another.

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