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3 Simple Home Security Upgrades That Will Help to Deter Burglars

  Whether you’re going on an extended holiday or are just concerned about security in your neighborhood, you might be curious about the best ways to pursue safety in your home. If you’re wondering how you can successfully stave off theft without a high price tag, here are some tips for protecting your property. Keep… Continue reading 3 Simple Home Security Upgrades That Will Help to Deter Burglars

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Labor Day Travel-Don’t leave your home vulnerable

Burglaries increase by 10.5 percent in the summer months, according to a Department of Justice report. July and August are the most frequent months for break-ins, perhaps because so many people leave their homes unattended while they’re on vacation. Here are ways to prep your house before you hit the road for vacation so it… Continue reading Labor Day Travel-Don’t leave your home vulnerable

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Let’s Talk Fencing: How to Put a Fence Around Your Home Without Destroying Its Appeal

Many homeowners consider a fence around their property for a variety of reasons, whether it’s to keep the dog in the yard or to maintain privacy. However, the wrong fence can entirely change the look of your property and make a beautiful yard a bit of an eyesore. If you’re trying to determine what kind… Continue reading Let’s Talk Fencing: How to Put a Fence Around Your Home Without Destroying Its Appeal

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Expecting a Newborn? Baby-proof Your Home With This Quick and Easy Checklist

It’s a very exciting time for most parents when their kids begin to crawl, but it can also be much more difficult to watch over your child and ensure their safety. If your child is starting to get along on their own and you’re preparing to baby proof, here are the main areas and items… Continue reading Expecting a Newborn? Baby-proof Your Home With This Quick and Easy Checklist

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Going on a Nice Vacation? Protect Your Home and Valuables With These 3 Key Tips

  It’s always exciting to pack up and get away from your home for the sake of escape, but going on vacation also means leaving your home behind. While a good neighborhood can go a long way towards making sure your home stays safe in your absence, here are some additional tips for how to… Continue reading Going on a Nice Vacation? Protect Your Home and Valuables With These 3 Key Tips

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Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Storm season’s just around the corner, and that means an increased chance of hurricanes heading up the coast. Don’t get caught off guard–following a few simple hurricane preparation tips from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety and Nationwide can help protect your home from high-speed winds, hail, driven rain and flying debris. Take… Continue reading Hurricane Preparedness Tips

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Security Systems and Homeowners Insurance

Expert Advice from our friend Pearl Rankin, Nationwide A home burglary occurs approximately every 15 seconds in the United States. The FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program estimates that property crimes in 2015 resulted in $14.3 billion in losses. There were a total of 7,993,631 property crimes in the nation for 2015; of those crimes nearly… Continue reading Security Systems and Homeowners Insurance