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Category: Prevention


St. Patrick’s Day Safety Tips

“Top of the morning to ya!” as my dad used to say every St Patrick’s Day as I was growing up. My maiden name is McMillen which comes from a very strong Irish heritage, so St Patrick’s Day has always…

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The Next Catastrophic Flood Could Be Coming For You

Rain, rain, go away! At least that is what most of us are thinking after a few months, or in some cases, years of heavier-than-normal rainfalls. The U.S. has experienced flooding in areas that haven’t been affected for hundreds of…

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Living the Glamorous Life of Loss Control

A day in the life of a loss control consultant is the closest thing in the insurance industry to being a rock star. People love to see my name calling on their phone or see me showing up at their…

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6 Tips for Preventing Water Damage from Appliances

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 to help…

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Don’t Be Fooled by the Latest Phishing Scams

If you’re like me, you get more junk emails than you do legitimate ones and more phone calls from numbers you don’t recognize than from people you actually know. If that’s the case, it should come as no surprise that…

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The 12 Days of Insurance

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…

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Don’t Reverse Safe Vehicle Backing Practices

I hate to admit it, but over the years I have had my fair share of mishaps when it comes to backing up vehicles. From hitting my dad’s car to eliminating a few small trees in the yard, and even…

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