I recently smoked 30 pounds of pork shoulder for a relative’s birthday party. Turning those juicy hunks of meat into sandwiches required a bit of work, so I was working diligently to separate meat from bone and chop into scrumptious bits of BBQ. Thoughts of knife safety were running through my head, but on pound 29 I got a little careless and suddenly my knuckle had a sunroof.
Did you know that washing machines are one of the main sources of water damage to homes? Others that top the list include hot water heaters and dishwashers. Fortunately, there are a few easy and inexpensive steps you can take help to prevent these types of losses:
If you’re looking to give yourself a gift during the calm that arrives after the holiday madness, then look no further, as the perfect gift might come in the form of a win-win. The gift idea? A new home security system.
After the holiday season, many like to start the New Year by organizing new gifts and purchases and cleaning out the closets. As each year goes by and your needs continue to change, it’s easy to forget to update your insurance policy in the process. There is no better time than now to make sure both your new, as well as old belongings, are insured properly on your homeowners policy.
New Year’s Eve is truly a worldwide celebration associated with hundreds of different cultural traditions. In the U.S., people watch the ball drop in Times Square in New York City. Canadians embrace the winter with ice fishing and polar bear swims. Revelers swing flaming fireballs at Hogmany in Scotland. Romanians dress like bears and dance in the streets. The Germans eat donuts; the French eat crepes, and the Danes smash china for good luck.
We should be thankful for the peace of mind that insurance provides all year long, but certain coverages definitely come in handy around the holidays. Enjoy this song to the tune of the classic Christmas carol, “The 12 Days of Christmas!”