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Summer Heat Safety Tips

Summer is the season we all look forward to – cookouts, swimming pools, playing sports or just hanging out on the back deck. But summer sun can also get a little sweltering sometimes. Extreme heat can pose a danger and cause serious health issues. Here are some tips to help protect yourself and your family(continue reading)

How to Keep Your Dog Calm this 4th of July

With the 4th of July coming up, it’s hard not to get excited about heating up the barbecue, hanging out with friends and family, and watching the fireworks! But for our dogs and other pets, it can be a very scary time, so we can’t forget to take steps in order to ensure their safety(continue reading)

Tips for Road Construction Season

Nothing puts a damper on a family outing quite like stop-and-go traffic. Budding excitement and anticipation all but disappear when orange “Road Construction” signs and flashing arrows indicate changing traffic patterns and delays. However, If you’re proactive, there are ways to limit the road construction blues this summer. These tips can help you brave road(continue reading)

Summer Accident Insurance Facts

Summer is made for fun. Boat outings, summer road trips, street fairs. The last thing anyone wants to think about is making a theft or an accident claim. But let’s face it: it happens, especially in the summer. Vandals, Mischief, and Theft The return of summertime always means that theft and accident insurance claims go(continue reading)

How to Clean Your Gutters

Many homeowners take their gutters for granted. They think that if they ignore the fact that they are clogged with leaves and other debris, the problem will eventually go away. But of course it doesn’t work that way. It only gets worse, and could eventually lead to sagging gutters, flooded basements or even foundation problems.(continue reading)

Time to Take Down and File Your OSHA 300A

Each year, you must post your OSHA Form 300A Summary report from February 1 through April 30, even if your employees have not experienced any workplace injuries or illnesses. As of April 30th, you should take the report down and file it in your records. Note too that both federal and state OSHA offices require(continue reading)

Pros & Cons of Renting Your Home on AirBnB &VRBO

After months of saving, you’re finally ready to take that expensive dream vacation. Well, almost ready. Between plane tickets, accommodations, food, sightseeing, and ground transportation, the costs seem to keep adding up. Then a friend suggests renting your home on AirBnB to make some extra money while you’re away. It seems like a good idea—but(continue reading)

How to Test Your Smoke Detectors and Fire Alarms

Smoke detectors and fire alarms may be some of the most important items in your home when it comes to your family’s safety. These early warning devices may help alert your family to fire and dangerous smoke while there is still time to evacuate, but they need periodically tested to help ensure proper function. Why(continue reading)