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Zika Facts and Fiction

Chances are that you’ve heard of the Zika virus. The difficult part is separating fact from fiction. And while the weather is certainly cooling down as we welcome autumn, the fact remains that in certain areas mosquitoes can thrive year round. Whether you have an upcoming vacation to a tropical… Read more »

Wintertime Subterranean Termites – Hiding Out of Sight

Springtime and the even warmer summer months bring subterranean termite colonies nearer to our view, when they swarm and cause consternation for both home and business owners. But termites are, in fact, active year-round. They’re survivors and have roamed Earth for over 250 million years, so they will likely be… Read more »

Veterans Among Us

Since 1918, each November 11th the U.S. has proclaimed a day of recognition for the many millions of veterans who have taken some portion of their life and devoted to military service. We celebrate Veterans Day on November 11th because it was on that date in 1918 that Allied forces… Read more »

Best Wishes from Paul Davis this Thanksgiving

The wonderful tradition of Thanksgiving will soon bring families throughout America together once more. For many, this annual four-day fall holiday is their favorite time of year. With less emphasis on gift-giving and greater emphasis on giving thanks for everything one has, the spirit of Thanksgiving will again resonate throughout… Read more »

Rangetop and Oven Cooking Safety

Paul Davis emergency response teams all too often see the dangerous and damaging results of cooking fires. Whether homeowners cook with gas or propane, electric or induction, cooking fires have long been the primary cause of residential fires. Knowing rangetop and oven do’s and don’ts greatly lowers cooking fire hazards… Read more »

Know More About Identity Theft

We never expect it to happen to us. After all, most of us don’t know the first thing about identity theft until it does happen to us. The most important thing to remember about identity theft is that it’s important to quickly take charge of the situation. Of course, that’s… Read more »

How to Use a Fire Extinguisher/PASS Tips

The chance is high that you’ll come across at least one fire in your lifetime. It’s important to understand that fires can quickly double in size. In fact, it only takes a few seconds to a few minutes for a fire to blaze completely out of control. Most people know… Read more »

Do These 25 ‘Right Things’ After Hurricane Matthew

The shoreline communities of Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina have enjoyed a long hiatus without life-threatening Atlantic storms. This week’s Hurricane Matthew ended that peaceful period. This what-to-do-next checklist from Paul Davis is an excellent guide for home and business owners who have sustained damage. When family, friends and… Read more »

Do You Need Additional Insurance for Your College Student?

When it comes time to send your child off to college, there is much to think about. Seeing them registered for the right classes, juggling new financial documents, shopping for dorm staples and books, and splurging on a new laptop, tablet, or television are just a few of the obligatory… Read more »

Safe Handling of Artwork for Proper Restoration

Do you own precious artwork? Whether art hanging in your home was passed down through generations or is a piece you obtained more recently, everyone has a fond attachment to the artwork they place on their walls. After all, artwork has the power to express our interests, lift our spirits,… Read more »