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Have A Plan: Be Prepared for Emergencies

Few people would argue against having an emergency plan for their family, home or small business. So why do so few people have one in place? Rather than procrastinating under the adage of “that’ll never happen to me” we suggest that you nominate someone in your family or workplace to… Read more »

Keeping Ahead of Basement Water Leaks

Keeping Ahead of Basement Water Leaks

There are a lot of things to love about rain. It washes away dirt and debris, it nourishes your garden, and it keeps your grass looking fresh and green. Another thing rain, especially a good heavy rain, can bring is basement water leaks. Flooding in your basement is never a… Read more »

In-­Place Drying

In-­Place Drying

You didn’t mean for it to happen, but it did. Whether your washing machine, tub, dishwasher, or another portable source in your home leaked fresh water, chances are things got pretty wet. The carpeting, pad, and everything else was soaked, too. The last thing you want is for mold to… Read more »

Better Home Security

Better Home Security Starts with Seven Simple Steps

We all want to feel safe and secure in our homes. In fact, most of us do feel that way. However, when you watch the news or hear a frightening story from a neighbor, it’s sometimes difficult to not worry. We understand. That’s why we’re dedicating an entire blog to… Read more »

Understanding Your Homeowners Policy

Understanding Your Homeowners Policy

Chances are that when you look at your homeowners policy, you feel overwhelmed by the amount of legalese. You’re not alone. A lot of homeowners are aware that homeowners insurance is something that is important, but they’re not sure why they have it or even what it all means. That’s… Read more »

How Well is Recycling Working?

How Well is Recycling Working?

Most people know that recycling is the process of collecting materials, such as plastic and paper that would otherwise be thrown away, and turning them into new products. A lot of things we use day-to-day have the recognizable recycle symbol of three arrows, which stand for “reduce, reuse, recycle.” Perhaps… Read more »

Lawn Mower Safety

Lawn Mower Safety

There are so many reasons to love spring. The promise of warmer weather, much-needed rain, and the sudden growth spurt in nature. Of course, all of these happenings also come with a brand new to-do list around your house. Typically after indoor spring cleaning has taken place it’s time to… Read more »

When Critters Move Into the Attic

When Critters Move Into the Attic

Spring is in the air! Flowers are blooming, grass is growing back, and there are cute, newly born animals everywhere. But no matter how adorable baby squirrels, raccoons, mice, and other creatures may be, they lose quite a bit of their charm when they decide to take up residence in… Read more »

Extra Safety During Flood Alerts

Extra Safety During Flood Alerts

Floods are one of the most powerful and devastating natural disasters that can occur. While some areas are more prone to floods than others, the fact is that almost anywhere there can be rain, there can also be a flood. Serious floods can range from large and foreboding to smaller… Read more »

Vacation Home Security

Vacation Home Security

When you head home from your vacation cottage and say goodbye until next time, how do you ensure its safety? With modern innovations, protecting your vacation home remotely is more convenient than it’s ever been. The most powerful way to protect your vacation home is with the installation of a… Read more »