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Extra Summer Care for Your Air Conditioner

Chances are that if you have an air conditioner, it has been hard at work this summer. And while we appreciate being kept cool and comfortable, especially during hot or humid summer months, we quickly get ‘hot under the collar’ when our air conditioner stops working. What’s worse, it can… Read more »

Good Time to Review Homeowner Insurance Needs

Good Time to Review Homeowner Insurance Needs

Chances are you’ll never be able to read everything you’d like to this year. However, here’s one thing to read that may make a big difference to you? Your homeowners insurance policy. Here’s the truth: your homeowners insurance policy is a long, boring read. In fact, I’m sure you could… Read more »

Have A Plan: Be Prepared for Emergencies

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 »

In­Place Drying

In­Place 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 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 »