Ready for spring? After such a tough winter, we all are. But before we can fully enjoy spring time, we may first need to clean up some of the damage caused by winter. You can prepare for the upcoming season with these spring home maintenance tips.
Safety and Other Articles
Most people accumulate many possessions over the years. In the case of a loss or theft, this makes having a home inventory essential. You never know when disaster might strike—within minutes, cherished or valuable goods could be ruined. Keeping an archive of your belongings will accelerate the process of replacing damaged property. It will also […]
Fire is one of the most serious dangers in the home, and the kitchen presents the greatest risk. But wherever a fire starts, there are steps you can take to reduce the danger and help keep your family safe.
Whether you are planning to hit the highways or cruise the water, the summer has much to offer for your vacation and recreation time. As with any outdoor adventure, there comes a certain amount of risk. Follow these simple precautions to ensure that you and your family stay safe.
Pedal power is growing all over the country. Bike lanes are popping up everywhere and bike-riding has more than doubled in some cities. But the mismatch between a massive vehicle and a lightweight bicycle frame can have tragic consequences. Here are some ways to reduce the danger when sharing the road with cyclists:
Under-inflated tires are a leading cause of auto crashes. Typically, they lead to uneven treads or overheating which could result in a flat or a blowout. Therefore, keeping your tires properly inflated can make a big difference in your safety. As an added bonus, it can also improve your gas mileage by 3.3 percent. There […]
It’s time for fall maintenance on your home to tackle any trouble spots outside before winter arrives. It’s a good idea to start with outside jobs before it gets too cold and rainy. For some tasks, such as electrical or plumbing problems, it may be best to use licensed professionals. Here is a list of […]
You may have heard of personal liability protection or “umbrella” insurance which offers additional protection to home and auto insurance. But do you know what it covers and if you really need it?
Because driving in winter conditions is fraught with hazards such as icy roads, poor visibility and the threat of snowstorms, consider the following questions before getting behind the wheel and putting safety at risk.
If you’re the parent of dependent college students living away from home, you may not be aware that your homeowners policy will cover their personal property and personal liability.