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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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Mobile App Recommendations for Your Road Trip

I just returned from a 10-day road trip from Ohio to Idaho with my family.  What was unique about this trip is that it was thrown together with almost no planning.  There was a death in the family and the timeframe…

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You Can’t Get Blood From a Stone…But You Can Be Sued

Liability coverage is probably one of the most important coverages within any home insurance policy, yet it’s overlooked or downplayed by most consumers. If you are sued because of injuries or property damage someone sustains due to your action or inaction,…

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There’s More to Fire Safety Than Meets the Eye

Where do you feel safest from the threat of a fire? At home? You’re not alone. A 2008 nationwide survey by the Society of Fire Protection Engineers showed that 79% of Americans feel safer from fire at home than in…

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