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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

Insurance · Safety · Seasonal

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

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Making the Grade: How to Research Local Schools Before Buying Your Next Home

There are so many things involved in moving into a new home in a different neighborhood that it can be easy to forget about the proximity of many nearby amenities. However, if you have children, the local schools available can make-or-break the decision on whether or not to invest in a house. If you’re wondering… Continue reading Making the Grade: How to Research Local Schools Before Buying Your Next Home

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3 Easy Ways to Make Your Home More ‘Pet Friendly’

Whether you’re moving to a new home or you have a new family pet, it can be a struggle to make the place a little friendlier for them. From the garbage can to the cupboards and doors, there can be a lot of dangers that have the ability to hurt your furry friend you might… Continue reading 3 Easy Ways to Make Your Home More ‘Pet Friendly’

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Winter’s Coming: Learn How to Prepare Your Plants, Trees and Other Landscaping

From the approaching holiday season to the New Year, there are a lot of things to prepare for when it comes to the winter. It’s important, though, not to forget about the needs of your lawn for the upcoming cold season. If you’re wondering how to ready your trees, your plants and your yard, here… Continue reading Winter’s Coming: Learn How to Prepare Your Plants, Trees and Other Landscaping

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Reduce Your Home’s Carbon Footprint With These Energy-Saving Tips

Do you believe that humans are changing the climate? As of today, the debate over carbon dioxide and climate change continues to rage. But regardless of your political standpoint, there’s always a case for reducing electricity use. Because who doesn’t like saving money, right? Let’s explore a few ways that you can save energy while… Continue reading Reduce Your Home’s Carbon Footprint With These Energy-Saving Tips