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Light The Sky, Not Your House This July 4th

Hamburgers, hotdogs, parades, and fireworks! The 4th of July is a great American holiday, and fireworks are a tradition that many communities enjoy. But first, a word of caution: make sure you light up the sky, and not your home! Fireworks can reach as high as 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit. The National Fire Protection Agency reported an estimated 17,800 structure fires and about $32 million in...

Summer Driving Safety Tips

Ah, summertime – road trips, family vacations, and… teen drivers. If you have a teen driver in the family, he or she is going to want to drive more than during school days. Keeping everyone safe becomes more of a concern during the summer months. There are thousands of younger drivers on the road, many of whom don't have extensive driving experience, thereby increasing the...

Sharing A Business Space? Know The Risks

Sharing a business space reduces costs, but there may be hidden financial risks. If you are planning to share a space with another professional or business, it's important that you are protected by the right type of insurance. Your current policy may not adequately cover your business if you co-work with another professional in your industry or related enterprise. Sharing the costs of overhead can be...

How To Minimize The Fire Hazards In Your Home

Your home is probably your most valuable possession; losing it to fire is unimaginable, but it happens. As a homeowner, you can take steps to minimize the fire hazards in your home and not only protect your loved ones, but also avoid expensive property damage. Plan an Escape Route Every family member should be involved in a fire safety plan so each person knows exactly what to...

How To Survive A Business Interruption

While all business owners want their enterprises to be both productive and profitable, you may not have considered the costs associated with a business interruption. Business interruption coverage can be added to your property insurance; this form of insurance is critical in keeping your business fully protected. It is impossible to predict every eventuality, particularly the damage incurred when a heavy storm or other disaster damages your...