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Top Ten Safety Tips for Summer

Written by on 6/4/2018 5:33 AM in , , , , , , , . It has 0 Comments.

The weather is warm and outdoors is the place you want to be. It’s time for barbeques, playing in the pool, and many good things to do and eat. However, this is also a time when you need to be aware of safety and here are 10 safety tips to keep you and your family safe and sound this summer. 1. Grilling tip - make sure to clean the grill regularly and do not let grease build up. This will help to reduce the risk of fire. Also, do not let things accumulate around the grill. 2. Playground equipment – perform a safety check on play equipment. Examine the legs of the swing structure to make sure they are sturdy and not weakened by rust. Make sure swing chains are in good condition and inspect the seats too. Check out all the outdoor play equipment closely and look for rough spots that could cut people. If you find bad spots, sand them down and paint them with a good rust inhibiting paint. 3. Deck check – before you apply a new coat of deck sealer, check all railings and boards on the floor. ...


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Contents and Tenants Insurance...Why it's something you need!!

Written by on 2/21/2018 5:45 AM in , , , , , , . It has 0 Comments.

On a regular basis people are obtaining coverage for their vehicles. People are required to put collision and comprehensive if they have a loan for their vehicle, others choose to protect their investment even when not required. Meanwhile so many people are refusing to protect their belongings. Contents, also known as tenants insurance can help! Regularly we hear, "I don't need contents insurance, I'm not worried about something happening." The unfortunate fact is - losses happen all the time. Fire, smoke damage, thefts are a few of the common claims that happen to renters. You cannot always control claims from happening especially when you live in a rented home or apartment. We also hear, "I don't need contents insurance I don't have many belongings." A lot of renters do not understand the worth of their contents. The truth is most people only think about the big things - television, couch, chair & computer. There are so many items to consider. A broker should remind you of the things you don't thi ...


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Is Your Wood Burning Unit Installed Correctly?

Written by on 1/29/2018 9:09 AM in , , , , , , , . It has 0 Comments.

Does your insurance company require you to have your wood device installed or inspected by a WETT professional? WETT, which stands for Wood Energy Technology Transfer, is a non-profit training and education association managed by a volunteer Board of Directors elected by holders of valid WETT certificates. In order to become WETT certified, one must take various courses and training sessions and pass with the required grade. A WETT certified professional can verify that your unit is installed to the required specifications, minimize danger, advise and correct any changes that may be required and fulfill insurance company requirements. Would you like to ensure that your wood device is installed properly? Even if your insurance does not require a WETT inspection, you should have it completed for your own safety! They will inspect wood burning devices to ensure they are installed correctly and they are functioning properly. Incorrect installations and broken/worn out parts can cause house fires and carbon mo ...


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Carbon Monoxide Detectors Could Save Your Life!!

Written by on 4/6/2017 10:08 AM . It has 0 Comments.

 What can you do to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning?

-Have your any gas, oil, coal or wood burning appliances serviced by a qualified technician every year.

-Install a battery-operated or battery back-up carbon monoxide detector in your home and check or replace the battery when you change the time on your clocks each spring and fall.

-Leave your home immediately and call 911 if your CO detector ever sounds. Seek prompt medical attention if you suspect CO poisoning and are feeling dizzy, light-headed, or nauseated.


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