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Grilling Safety Tips

The National Fire Protection Association reports an average of 10,600 home fires started each year by barbecue grills. July is the peak month for grill fires. Before you light the grill, brush up on your barbecue safety. Grill outdoors only. Do not use a propane or charcoal grill in a garage or enclosed space, even…

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Essential Items to Keep in Your Car

It is important to be prepared no matter what happens on the road. Keeping these essential items in your vehicle can help you get home safely when the unexpected occurs. Do an inventory of your car’s emergency items before hitting the open road! Tire Pressure Gauge Keep a tire pressure gauge handy and check your…

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Warm Weather Pet Safety

With the weather heating up, many are spending the long summer days outdoors. We know the importance of keeping our families safe in the summer heat, but don’t forget about your pet’s health as well! Check out these summer weather tips from the ASPCA to keep your pet protected, healthy, and cool. Practicing basic summer…

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Rental Car Insurance

When renting a car, the rental company will typically ask if you would like to purchase insurance coverage for the vehicle. How will you respond? It is important to know what type of coverage is included in your own auto policy and what additional coverage may be needed. Since auto policies differ, never assume you…

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Opening Your Pool for the Summer Season

The weather is getting warmer and summer is just around the corner. For pool owners, the sunnier days mean it is time to open the pool for the season! Our friends at Travelers have shared some tips to help get your pool ready for the summer. They will walk you through necessary precautions to take…

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