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Thursday, May 24, 2018Tesla unveiled a new type of roof shingle. The shingle integrates a solar panel into it. These are attractive and typical looking solar roof panels. They work to collect solar energy. They can work well to power your home. And, they are expensive.
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018Salamanca Spain is another UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city was founded by a Celtic tribe before the rise of the Roman Empire. The New Cathedral, built between 1513 and 1733 is magnificent and features amazing numbers of sculpted figures. The church organ is just remarkable! READ MORE >>
Tuesday, May 22, 2018When it comes to starting a business, you need to cover you, your employees, and your clients with business insurance. What if a customer slips on a wet floor and breaks a bone at your store? You are likely liable for paying their bills.
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Monday, May 21, 2018We ventured up into Spain to visit Santiago de Compostela, home to one of the world’s most striking cathedrals. The Cathedral is massive and has been a pilgrimage site since the Middle Ages and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. READ MORE >>
Friday, May 18, 2018The Douro region of Portugal is centered around Portugal’s second largest city, Porto, and the Douro River that originates in the mountains of Spain and runs east to west to the Atlantic at Porto. Everywhere one looks, there is a vineyard, from the river’s edge to the top of the many hills! READ MORE >>
Thursday, May 17, 2018A fire can quickly destroy a home. Fires occur for many reasons. A spark in your electrical system can create a life-threatening and fast-moving fire. Your oven may catch on fire. Fires can also start in the garage where flammable liquids are common.
No matter what happens, having a fire extinguisher on hand is essential. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, May 15, 2018Many people like to give their dogs a ride in the car. Pets like it, too. However, dogs can be dangerous for many reasons. You do not want to have to file car insurance claims due to an accident related to your pet.
Does that mean you cannot take your pet for a ride? You do not have to give it up. READ MORE >>
Monday, May 14, 2018The only way to really know if a flood or potential flood is a threat to me personally is through reporting by my local news and media. FALSE. Local news and media are good sources of information but are subject to outages and interruptions. Wireless Emergency Advisories are available on your mobile device, and are free. READ MORE >>
Thursday, May 10, 2018Sometimes mistakes happen when you get behind the wheel. It is not hard to back up into a pole. It is easy to turn too soon and damage the bumper on your car on the wall to the garage.
When something occurs, you might have coverage from your car insurance provider. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, May 9, 2018Portugal’s National Tile Museum is located in Lisbon and housed in the Madre de Deus Convent. One of Portugal's most distinctive art forms is the blue and white ceramics tiles known as azulejos. These tiles can be seen on the exterior of buildings throughout Lisbon. READ MORE >>