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Get your building in shape, then let it snow!

Snow can mean more than a temporary loss of electrical power or inaccessible roads. Unless you prepare for snow, excessive accumulation can also cause a building’s structure to fail or even collapse. The northeastern...

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Security systems: Take the proper steps to protect your home

Claims experience shows that theft losses can be prevented when a central station burglar alarm is installed and activated in your home. Improve your family’s security and reduce the potential of home intrusion by...

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Fighting fire: Benefits of a residential sprinkler system

It takes only minutes for a fire to escalate. Even with the responding fire department’s prompt arrival, a home could be destroyed. To help avoid this, have your home fitted with a residential sprinkler system. A...

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How annuity maximization could benefit your heirs

Many people struggle to understand annuities and wonder if they really need one or not. To help shed light on this situation, let’s look at one example. “Tom,” a 60-year-old widower, purchased an annuity 20 years ago....

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Cyber security essential for smart homes

Corporations are no longer the only ones looking at cyber security. Increasingly, homeowners whose networks can make them vulnerable to cyber extortion, cyberattack and online fraud are seeing cyber security as a...

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Why is water damage such a big deal?

Water damage is consistently a common and severe cause of loss to homeowners. It is amazing to see the damage that water can do. Water carved the Grand Canyon – just think what it does to drywall or plaster! The good...

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Making the most of the home walk-through

It’s easy to get caught up in excitement when you’re looking for a new home. Keep in mind, though, when a home is listed for sale, it is being presented as positively as possible. As a prospective buyer, you will want...

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Keeping up with the seasons: Time for fall tasks

We’re less than four weeks from the start of fall: time to start thinking about some annual tasks if you live in a part of the country with seasonal temperature changes. INSPECT YOUR HEATING SYSTEM - Whether it’s a...

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Home security technology: Keeping you ahead of the burglars

Back in the early days of home security "systems," around the end of World War I, it was common for homeowners to hire "door shakers"-night watchmen who would literally walk around and check doors to make sure they were...

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Travel insurance: Secret weapon of savvy travelers

One of our family’s most favorite vacations was almost over before we left town. A few summers ago, I pre-paid for a week in the Rocky Mountains. It was going to be five FUN-tastic days of dude ranching and whitewater...

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