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“There’s No Place Like Home” – Prep it for Spring 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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How to Prevent Tree Damage to Homes

A couple of summers ago, my family was planning a vacation to Texas for a wedding. Flights were booked, hotel rooms blocked, and all of our bags were backed. The morning we planned on leaving for the airport, we got…

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Catalytic Converter Thefts: A Return to Popularity

By Tobi Haynes As if 2020 didn’t have enough problems, it appears to have also caused a drastic increase in catalytic converter thefts. You may wonder what the pandemic and the catalytic converters have in common, but to law enforcement…

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Tips to Get Your Home Spring Ready!

Spring has always been one of my favorite seasons. All winter I look forward to planting flowers, enjoying the warmer weather and the merciful end of snow and ice. (Not to mention my birthday!) But, spring also brings rain, storms,…

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The Cold Hard Facts About Ice Dams

Winter is in full force and the potential for claims resulting from ice dams is on the rise! While most of the damage caused by a winter storm is immediate, ice dams losses usually don’t occur until several days after….

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The “Smart” Way to Mitigate Risk in a Connected Home

With the continued adoption of Smart Home products, many homeowners welcome devices that promote energy efficiency, cost savings benefits, and added security. These protected homes may present a lower risk for insurers and reduce claims expenses, but are insurers optimizing…

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New Cyberthreats for 2021…The List Goes On

We recently posted about Deepfakes being a new cyberthreat for 2021. There are a few more threats to be aware of this year, and knowledge about them is the best defense.

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Get In The Holiday Spirit – Safely!

  Christmas time is known far and wide as “The most wonderful time of the year,” and while 2020 has left many of us saying “humbug,” this year should be no exception to spreading love and cheer- from near or…

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Through the Roof! How Roofing Scams Will Cost You

  In January 2020, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released its 2019 Consumer Sentinel Network Report showing that they received a total of 23,963 reports from home repair, improvement, and product fraud. This is a staggering amount of fraud reported…

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Kitchen Safety for the Men Making Dinner Tonight

Today is National Men Make Dinner Day, so I’ll make dinner tonight (like I do majority of the time). Most of my friends’ wives do the home-cooking, my mom always does the cooking (except grilling), and according to a survey…

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