Hiring a Contractor Checklist and...

As you plan your next home renovation project, choosing the right contractor for the job is a critical first step in your planning process. You want to make sure you vet the quality of their work in advance,…

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What Car Drivers Need to...

Spring is here, which means you’ll likely see more motorcycles on the road. And the key word here is “see.” People driving cars and trucks often fail to notice the motorcyclists around them, partly because they’re not accustomed…

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Keep Your Food Safe During...

Summer is the season to fire up the grill. While grilling outdoors is great, cooking outside the kitchen can bring greater risk of food contamination. Here are five tips to help keep your food safe this summer.  …

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Staying Safe On Your Bike

Nice day for a bike ride? Whether you are biking to work, to school, or on a leisurely outing, safety is important. Keep the following items in mind to help you stay safe on your bicycle:   Wear…

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8 Tips for First-Time Home...

A home is likely the largest single investment you’ll make, and being a first-time buyer, you are probably overwhelmed with the cost, complexity and commitment you are about to make. So before you buy your first home, make…

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5 Tips to Protect Your...

You may think that a homeowners insurance policy provides adequate coverage for all your valuables, but policies may provide limited or no coverage for certain items — including generally expensive items — that are damaged or stolen. For example, many…

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Don’t Blow It: Use Your...

The sound of the plow scraping its way down the road wakes you on a wintry morning. You prepare to dig out from last night’s snow, thankful for the snow blower in the garage. But while a snow…

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Spring Driving Tips

Winter may be most known for its treacherous driving conditions, but spring also can be a difficult season for driving. From wind and rain to wildlife emerging from hibernation, spring driving can be challenging in its own right.…

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Yard Safety

Backyard entertaining has gotten more elaborate in recent years. Fire pits are helping homeowners extend the backyard season, and today’s playsets involve more than a simple set of swings and a slide. Whether backyard entertaining means spending time…

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