National Hurricane Preparedness Week – Are you ready?

National Hurricane Preparedness Week – Are you ready?

This week (May 1-7) is National Hurricane Preparedness Week, encouraging everyone to evaluate their personal hurricane risks and take measures to keep themselves, their families and their homes protected during a hurricane.   Hurricanes have become an increasingly...
Playground Safety Awareness Week

Playground Safety Awareness Week

This week (April 25-29) is National Playground Safety Awareness week. We know just how important it is for kids to get outside and play, exploring the world around them, but safety on playground equipment is equally important. Children of all ages as well as their...
April showers bring…spring floods? Are you covered

April showers bring…spring floods? Are you covered

We all know the old adage – April showers bring May flowers. But April showers can also bring some springtime flooding. Most homeowner’s insurance policies, though, do not come with flood protection, even in areas where floods are common. You don’t want to be...
Keeping your kids safe around windows – Window Safety Week

Keeping your kids safe around windows – Window Safety Week

Did you know that Eric Clapton wrote “Tears in Heaven” after his son, Connor, fell out of a window to his death in 1991? The 4-year-old boy fell from a window on the 53rd floor of a Manhattan apartment building that had been inadvertently left open by janitorial...
10 Tips To Get Your Home Ready For Spring

10 Tips To Get Your Home Ready For Spring

Spring Is Finally Here!   While we’re all ready to enjoy the nicer weather and watch the snow melt away, there are a few things every homeowner should do to prepare for spring to prevent costly repair bills further down the line. Here are 10 useful tips to make sure...
Hand tool safety at home and at work

Hand tool safety at home and at work

March is creeping in slowly and the winter weather is finally (sort of) starting to break. The snow is beginning to melt which means that we all have a few projects we’d like to get done before the sweltering summer heat begins. Additionally, quite a few professions...