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What is Subrogation?

Subrogation is a common term in the insurance industry but not a common one outside of it. So what is subrogation?

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Utility Line Protection – A Hidden (or Buried) Treasure?

Our office had a couple of interesting conversations regarding digging up yards recently. In one instance, the husband of one of our account managers started to dig up someone’s yard to help them replace sewer lines. To his surprise, when…

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Summer is Coming: Tips for Outdoor Cooking

Spring is here and summer is coming. As a suburban dad, this means I only have two things on my mind: lawn maintenance and barbeque. Nothing ruins a good cookout faster than a trip to the emergency room or a…

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Multi-factor Authentication: What It Is and Why You Should Use It

Have you noticed that many websites and apps are starting to require more than just a password to login to your account? Do you get annoyed and frustrated and wish you didn’t have to do it? The fact is, more…

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Serve Up Stovetop and Oven Safety

I’ve written about stovetop fire extinguishers before, but I also want to share some general stovetop and oven safety tips with you. Since I’ve been working from home, I’m cooking a lot more and using my stovetop and/or oven daily,…

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Ladder Safety, One Step at a Time

Have you ever seen one of your family members or neighbors at the top of a ladder not being very safe? Maybe they were painting, taking leaves out of the gutters or cleaning windows, but they were making you nervous…

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Springing into Strong Winds and Storms

If the wind was strong enough to pick up Dorothy and Toto and pull her entire house into a tornado and send them to the magical Land of Oz, there is no telling what it could do to your property….

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Extra Time on Your Hands? Why Not Spring into Spring?

Spring has always been one of my favorite seasons. All winter I look forward to planting flowers, the warmer weather, and my birthday! But spring also brings rain, storms, and other perils that could cause damage to your home. Most…

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World Backup Day! The 5 W’s of Data Backup

Times are really different right now compared to years past, but today is March 31, and that means it’s World Backup Day. As we’re quarantined and trying to stay healthy, it may be a good time to remind ourselves about…

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Daylight Savings Time is Time to Check Your Smoke Detectors

Daylight savings time is coming up this Sunday! We’re going to “SPRING forward” our clocks (which means Spring is just around the corner. Yay!). Another important thing to do this weekend: check our smoke detectors!

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