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Correct Cuts: Kitchen Knife Safety

I recently smoked 30 pounds of pork shoulder for a relative’s birthday party. Turning those juicy hunks of meat into sandwiches required a bit of work, so I was working diligently to separate meat from bone and chop into scrumptious…

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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 help to…

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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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It’s Time to Wake Up and Avoid Drowsy Driving

The holiday season is in full swing, which means a significant rise in travel for holiday parties and family gatherings. Considering the increase in vehicles on the roads, it is even more critical that safe driving practices are followed going…

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Your Tree Fell in Your Yard – Are You Covered?

  The past few months have been devastating for much of the country due to Hurricanes Florence and Michael causing a catastrophic amount of damage, especially in the southeast. There have been homes destroyed, businesses closed, and families displaced around…

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: How to Prevent the Silent Killer

According to the National Safety Council, more than 400 Americans die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning each year.  Carbon monoxide is called the silent killer because it’s odorless, colorless, tasteless, and can easily go undetected. When the cold temperatures start to…

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Creepin’ It Real: Halloween by the Numbers

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. Passing out candy, dressing up, and watching scary movies – I love it all. But Halloween is also a very busy time of year for insurance companies, agents, and claims representatives. Let’s “creep…

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