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To assist you in protecting your home in 2019, here are five tips to help prevent a claim. Know where your shut-off value is.  Make sure that everyone in the household knows where it is and how to shut it off. Check your washer/dryer....
In this day and age, when renters insurance is as cheap as a weekly coffee and donut from Dunkin Donuts, why is it that almost two thirds of renters are uninsured? Picture this: you and your friends have just opened your apartment door after...
It is a fact that 25% of small businesses never reopen after a catastrophe.  Here is a simple checklist to start 2019 with a good disaster-prep program: Purchase Appropriate Insurance Coverage – property, business interruption, and...
With New Year’s Eve approaching, here are a few things to consider as you get ready to party: Plan a ride in advance – whether it be public transportation, ridesharing service, or carpool. Car thefts are the second most active holiday for theft....
Here are some safety tips to follow when you are shopping at the holidays: Shop during daylight hours whenever possible. If you must shop at night, go with a friend or family member. Dress casually and comfortably.  Avoid wearing expensive...
If you are giving toys this season, here are ten toys that WATCH (World Against Toys Causing Harm) suggest you avoid: Nella Princess Knight Pillow Pets– battery acid leakage and not for use in a crib NERF – Vortex VTX  Praxis Blaster–...
Holiday Season is a special time of year.  And with it comes careless and vulnerability to theft and other holiday crime.  For the month of December,  we will post a series of safety precautions to help insure you...
With the holidays, we want to feature our fireplaces with holiday decorations.  Here are a few tips to keep your safe this holiday season. It is essential that you have your fireplace professionally cleaned by a chimney sweep at least once...
Cyber Monday is expected to set new online records with a 17.5% increase from last year or $7.7 billion in sales.   If you are one of the millions shopping online, here are some safety tips to follow: Shop from a secure computer...
Here are some cooking safety tips to follow as you get ready for Thanksgiving: Keep your cooking area clean and clutter free. Be cautious of your surroundings Immediately turn off unused burners/appliances Never leave unattended cooking – this is...

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