Brendan

Brendan

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Stories by Brendan

Consider These Tips When Winterizing Your Boat

Dec 13, 2017

Summer and fall have passed and, chances are, so has your time on the water. You’ve lovingly prepped your boat for the winter season, but have you done everything that’s necessary? Whether your boat is coming out of the water as things become icy, or it’s left bobbing in the water in warmer areas, here […]

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Quiz: Can You Identify These Car Parts?

Dec 12, 2017

Car repairs can be costly, DoItYourself.com points out. That’s why proper care of your vehicle is important. But how much do you really know about maintaining each part? See how car savvy you are with this quiz. You’ll also pick up a few maintenance tips along the way.

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How a Car Wrap Can Give Your Vehicle a New Look

Dec 5, 2017

When it comes to making a statement, a car wrap can speak volumes. This automotive makeover is increasingly in demand, according to Sign & Digital Graphics. So whether you’re considering colorful vinyl coverings for promotional purposes or to change up the appearance of your personal ride, take the time to review the options, pros and cons, and costs […]

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Car Hacking: Help Keep Your Car Secure

Nov 29, 2017

Technology has changed almost every aspect of our daily lives, including how we drive. New developments have made modern vehicles safer, according to Popular Mechanics — not to mention more comfortable and convenient. Wi-Fi, self-parking technology and automatic braking to help prevent accidents are among some newer features. Even keys are a thing of the past in later models thanks […]

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Building Your Car’s Winter Emergency Kit

Nov 27, 2017

Challenging winter weather is a fact of life for much of the country. Frigid temperatures, freezing rain, snow drifts and icy roads may all be part of your winter driving season. Imagine that you’re driving late at night, and there’s a major snowstorm. Or, maybe you have car trouble. Perhaps you slide off the road […]

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4 Tips to Help Prevent Employee Theft

Nov 24, 2017

For a small business, employees may be its greatest assets. But in some cases, they may also be a liability. Theft on the job appears to be on the rise, at least within the retail industry. According to the annual Retail Theft Survey conducted by Jack L. Hayes International, based on 23 retail companies representing more than 1.4 million employees, employee theft increased by […]

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Debunking 5 Lightning Myths

Nov 21, 2017

A lightning bolt can be an awe-inspiring, dramatic phenomenon. But, along with its striking appearance comes potential risks. Every thunderstorm is dangerous, Ready.gov reports. That’s why it’s important to know what to do to help keep your loved ones safe when severe weather strikes. Here are five common myths about lightning and the truth behind them. Myth #1: Lightning […]

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Debunking Ice and Snowstorm Myths

Nov 16, 2017

In many parts of the country, snow, ice and frigid temperatures are an annual routine. But some things you may have heard about dealing with ice and snowstorms may not be accurate. Here are some common winter weather myths, debunked. Myth #1: It’s too warm to snow today. There’s nothing stranger than a 55-degree day with snow in […]

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Quiz: Can You Identify These Pets?

Nov 15, 2017

Are you an animal lover? See how well you can identify some common furry friends in this close-up quiz. You’ll also learn some valuable tips that may help you take better care of your pet.  

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How to Spot Hail Damage on Your Home

Oct 25, 2017

Depending on where you live and the severity of the storm, hail can be either a minor irritating event or a potentially devastating, destructive threat. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), hailstones fall to earth from 30,000 feet, reaching up to 120 mph before they hit trees, vehicles and structures. These storms cause $1 billion in damages to crops and property each […]

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