Month: September 2017

Roof Inspections Get Tech Savvy

Many homes and businesses are affected by severe weather-related events. Often, claim inspections and settlements for policyholders following catastrophes do take time. Roofs are an exterior feature that often need replacing after a such disasters. And with new, more advanced technology now emerging, roof inspections are becoming easier than ever… Read more »

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week

Occurring October 8—14, 2017 Fire Prevention Week encourages fire safety for your family. The theme, “Every Second Counts: Plan Two Ways Out” reminds everyone why escape plans are important. Many families don’t have one in place and the cost, should a fire happen, can be someone’s life. But how do… Read more »

Safety for Burning Brush at Your Home

Safety for Burning Brush at Your Home

Backyard burning is a popular autumn activity. And yet, there are many homeowners that don’t follow the basic rules of burning. There were 68,151 wildfires, which burned 10.1 million acres, in 2015 according to the National Interagency Fire Center. So before you burn any yard waste or debris this fall… Read more »

Recent Events Reinforce The Importance of Emergency Preparedness: Hurricanes, Wildfires, and Tornadoes
Practicing Fireplace Safety

Practicing Fireplace Safety

As the days turn colder there’s one thing we can’t ignore: winter is on the way. While there will be much to miss about the warm days of summer, there’s a lot to love about the cold season. Specifically, getting to use our fireplaces. Most homeowners don’t realize that it’s… Read more »

Earthquake Safety Procedures

Earthquake Safety Procedures

Earthquake. The word itself causes a bit of worry, although few people have actually experienced a severe earthquake. The truth is that these natural disasters occur regularly, though most of them are so small they’re barely recognizable. Due to this, people have become complacent about this phenomenon despite its being… Read more »

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month

While every family would like to think they’re prepared for a disaster, the truth is that many aren’t. Luckily, September is National Preparedness Month. It’s the perfect time of year to ensure that you have a game plan in place if disaster strikes. While no one wants to be the… Read more »