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Blackout! How to Prepare for a Power Outage
Plan for the possibility of a power outage now, instead of scrambling for a flashlight when the lights go out. These are four categories to keep in mind when planning…
Buyer Beware: Your Used Car May Have Been in a Hurricane
Just because a hurricane has dissipated doesn’t mean it has stopped cutting a path of destruction throughout the United States. Those who think that the danger is gone once the…
Uncovering the ‘Con’ in Contractor
Eye on Fraud Severe weather seems to be the running theme of 2011 as much of the country has had to battle extremes in temperature, wind, precipitation and super-storms like…
Keys to Weathering a Storm: Preparedness and Readiness
The nation saw first hand the devastating effects of natural disasters such as heat waves, tornadoes and hurricanes, which affected many parts of the U.S. this year. These tragic disasters…
Flooded House
Emergency Preparedness Beyond Bottled Water and Batteries September is National Preparedness Month, a dedicated time to get your home organized for disaster preparation. Whether you prepare for a hurricane or…
Palm Trees Blowing in Hurricane Winds
As hurricane season is upon us, its best to make sure that you have everything in order so that youre prepared for anything that happens. Follow these quick tips to…
Hurricane Preparedness Checklist – Stock Emergency Supplies
In earlier posts of our hurricane preparedness series we discussed why it’s important to check your existing home insurance coverage, the importance of performing a home inventory, and how to…
Hurricane Preparedness Checklist – Protect Your Property
In earlier posts on Hurricane preparedness we discussed why its important to check your existing home insurance coverage and the importance of performing a home inventory before a hurricane strikes. In…
Hurricane Preparedness Checklist – Plan Your Evacuation
The final part in our hurricane prep series deals with an important safety aspect when a hurricane is approaching your area – planning your evacuation. During hurricane season, the order…
Hurricane Preparedness Checklist – Do a Home Inventory
In part one of our Hurricane preparedness series we discussed why its important to check your existing home insurance coverage and see if you need any additional coverage. In part…