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Thunder and Lightning: Very, Very Frightening!

Nearly all of us have probably had some sort of close encounter with lightning.  At one time or another we have ignored the danger of an approaching storm to complete that last bit of yard work or putt out on…

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Identity Theft: Like Shooting “Phish” in a Barrel

So your dear old grandma, who’s in the nursing home, bought a new Harley and appears to have gone on a road trip down to Daytona. Yeah, I didn’t think so. Identity theft is a major concern for many people,…

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Navigating the Roof Claim Process

It’s springtime again and Mother Nature is already sending us strong winds and hail that may affect the one thing that offers the greatest protection to our home: the roof. Most of us have many questions when it comes to…

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Fire in Apartment 2B? Check The Stove!

The lead story on today’s local evening news covered another in a recent string of apartment fires in the San Antonio, Texas area.  As I listened to interviews with apartment residents whose lives had been impacted in a sudden, terrible…

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Radon: The Invisible Danger in Your Home

Radon. While maybe not as well-known as it cousins carbon monoxide or natural gas, this colorless, odorless, tasteless gas is just as deadly.  Produced naturally from the decay of uranium in soil, rock, and water, it has been proven to be the…

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Distracted Driving: Adult Offenses Outnumber Teens

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and it’s a great time to talk to your teenager about the dangers of distracted driving. Most anti-texting-while-driving campaigns focus their message on teenagers, and presumably should.  Teens have the least driving experience and it…

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