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Introducing “Smart” Items in your Home can Help Save it in an Emergency

2019-02-14T12:48:28+00:00

Technology continues to seep into every aspect of our lives, and our living spaces are not spared. If you have held out from introducing smart devices in your home - here are a few that you should consider. These items can alert you to danger or trouble in real-time and potentially save lives. The following [...]

Introducing “Smart” Items in your Home can Help Save it in an Emergency2019-02-14T12:48:28+00:00

Preventing Water Damage While You Are Away

2019-01-21T16:48:11+00:00

The bitter cold temperatures have arrived as we transition further into 2019. The cold air and bitter winds can present unique challenges for those of us living in northern climates. One of the concerns that we often have revolves around water. Are our pipes going to freeze? Should we shut off exterior valves? These questions [...]

Preventing Water Damage While You Are Away2019-01-21T16:48:11+00:00

Why Do I Need to Review My Policy?

2019-01-04T19:00:37+00:00

With the New Year, it is a great time to evaluate your policies. Maybe you remodeled your home last year and forgot to let your agent know. Or, maybe you finally caved and bought an RV. Make sure to get it on your policy as soon as possible! Puppy for Christmas? Pet insurance may be [...]

Why Do I Need to Review My Policy?2019-01-04T19:00:37+00:00

Top New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

2018-12-27T13:43:00+00:00

Saving money is the biggest New Year's Resolution on the rise according to an article posted by ABC. Exercising more is typically the most common resolution, but that is seeing a decrease for 2019, down 3% from 41% in 2018. Instead, more people are focusing on saving money at 37% (up 6% from last year). [...]

Top New Year’s Resolutions for 20192018-12-27T13:43:00+00:00

Do I really need to clean the snow off of my roof?

2018-11-29T14:43:20+00:00

Tis the season! Snow is falling, lights are up, and holiday music is on the radio. Living in Michigan, we are no strangers to snowy roofs - but how much snow is too much, and when should we think about clearing it? According to an article written by USA Today, roofs can typically sustain 20 [...]

Do I really need to clean the snow off of my roof?2018-11-29T14:43:20+00:00

Deep Fryer Safety

2018-11-16T13:17:27+00:00

There is nothing like a crispy deep fried turkey for Thanksgiving, but this method of cooking can be very dangerous for both your personal safety and for the safety of yourself and those around. In an article updated by Fox News a couple of years ago, they indicated that deep-fryer fires are responsible for 5 [...]

Deep Fryer Safety2018-11-16T13:17:27+00:00

5 Holiday Decor Safety Tips

2018-11-08T17:41:00+00:00

We are in the time of the year where we are consistently switching out decorations for new holidays. Spiders and pumpkins make their appearance for Halloween, then it is a quick switch over to Thanksgiving decorations for a month, before breaking out the tree and decorating for Christmas! There are so many other holidays in [...]

5 Holiday Decor Safety Tips2018-11-08T17:41:00+00:00

What is the teal pumpkin for?

2018-10-24T23:53:31+00:00

Have you ever noticed a teal pumpkin on the doorstep of a house where your kids have trick-or-treated? They are probably the ones that gave your child the plastic spider ring or bubbles. The Teal Pumpkin Project raises awareness for children with allergies who often can eat traditional candy given out during Halloween. This promotes [...]

What is the teal pumpkin for?2018-10-24T23:53:31+00:00

5 Gutter Cleaning Safety Tips

2018-10-23T20:51:26+00:00

When we think about housework, we typically don't label it as "dangerous," however, there are a few tasks that require a bit more conscious effort to remain safe. Cleaning gutters is one of these tasks. Follow the safety tips below to ensure that you are safe while performing this task. #1. Use a ladder properly. [...]

5 Gutter Cleaning Safety Tips2018-10-23T20:51:26+00:00

Hurricane threatens Carolinas – More Rain in Michigan?

2018-09-12T13:47:21+00:00

As Hurricane Florence threatens the Carolinas, us home owners in Michigan can breathe easy - at least, for now. No one can be certain where the hurricane will travel after it makes landfall - although odds are against it, some projections have us getting some more rain in Michigan. While this week has us looking [...]

Hurricane threatens Carolinas – More Rain in Michigan?2018-09-12T13:47:21+00:00