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Friday, March 11, 2016It is time to turn your clocks forward one hour as Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 13. And that means it is also a great opportunity to test your smoke alarms. The United States Fire Administration (USFA) encourages you to check your smoke alarms at least once a month, by pushing the test button on the alarm. READ MORE >>
Monday, December 15, 2014It is the season for shopping and the season for giving. Sadly, it is also the season for thieving. One should be very careful when buying Christmas gifts and leaving them in a vehicle where they can be seen. Place gifts in the trunk or at least cover them with a cloth or blanket. READ MORE >>
Monday, January 6, 2014Follow these suggestions to prevent your water pipes from freezing in cold weather Your home or place of business should have a cutoff valve so that the water to the building can be cut off. Close this valve and then drain the water from the pipes inside by opening all valves and allowing the water to drain out. READ MORE >>
Friday, August 9, 2013The recent heavy and frequent rains have created a couple of headline-making sinkholes in the area. Does the standard ISO HO-3 or DP-3 policy provide coverage if a house falls into a sinkhole? The short answer is “No“. Under General Exclusions, the Earth Movement section excludes “any other earth movement including earth sinking…” READ MORE >>