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Spring into Fire Safety: A Guide for Prepping Your Home This Season

April 12, 2018 at 4:46 pm | No comment | Category: Uncategorized

shutterstock_220431301When you’re in the throes of spring cleaning, take a moment and remember to add these fire prevention tips onto your honey-dos. Not only do you want to prevent fires and keep the lives of your family members safe, but you also want to safeguard against costly smoke damage which can often be impossible to remove. Here are a few fire safety tips to get you going.

10 New Home Buying Tips

April 8, 2018 at 4:24 pm | No comment | Category: Home Buying, Homeowner's Insurance

Homeowners InsuranceSo you’re in the process of buying a new home, and you’re wondering what the deal is with home insurance. You need it, obviously, but how should you go about finding it? What type of coverage do you need? How do you know if you have enough insurance? Those are all great questions to talk with a local independent agent about. The following 10 factors are crucial to take into account when you’re trying to choose homeowners insurance, so don’t overlook them.

10 Innovative Home Cleaning Solutions That Save Time

March 4, 2018 at 12:43 pm | No comment | Category: Home Organization/Cleaning

innovative-cleaning-web-upload-300x225Maintaining a clean, orderly home when you have children, pets, and a full-time job can feel like a never-ending war against the clock. There are ways to reduce the time and financial investment in house cleaning without compromising on the end result. Here are 10 simple and innovative home cleaning solutions will help speed up this season’s spring clean and leave your home fresh and clean.

The Best Pet Safe Cleaning Products

March 4, 2018 at 12:18 pm | No comment | Category: Home Organization/Cleaning

pet safe cleaning productsWe love our pets, and keeping them safe and healthy is our number one responsibility as a pet owner. There could be hidden danger for your pet in your home, especially in the form of home cleaning products. The EPA estimates that more than 50 percent of indoor pollution is the result of chemical-based household cleaning products, which means there is a risk for exposure to toxins inside your home. Pets are at an even greater risk because they absorb and process chemicals into their bloodstreams at a faster rate.

As you begin spring cleaning this year, pay close attention to the cleaning products you’re using. While they may be effective at removing dirt and grime, they may also put your or your pet at unnecessary risk. Here are some ideas of natural alternatives and pet safe options, and more importantly, a list of products, chemicals, and cleaning materials to avoid.

It’s 2018! Time for a Homeowners Insurance Checkup

January 9, 2018 at 5:49 pm | No comment | Category: family safety, Homeowner's Insurance, Storm Season

homeowners insuranceNew Year, New…Insurance Policy? You bet. Floridians were hit hard in 2017 and many were left disillusioned with their coverage. Now is the time to dig into the details of your policy, talk with your insurance agent, and make changes to ensure 2018 is covered.

Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Travel

December 1, 2017 at 4:57 am | No comment | Category: family safety, Homeowner's Insurance

holiday travelPreparing for travel over the holidays can make people simultaneously anxious and excited. You’re balancing how fun it will be to have family meet your new bundle of joy versus how much your fellow airline passengers will appreciate your precious cargo. When you start feeling overwhelmed, keep these tips in mind for easier travel.

Thanksgiving Food Hazards: How to Avoid Choking, Food Poisoning, and Contamination

November 22, 2017 at 5:31 pm | No comment | Category: family safety, Homeowner's Insurance, Liability

shutterstock_678495754Cooking a turkey is kind of a big deal. Whether this is your first time or your 50th, read through these tips for thawing and cooking to reduce cross contamination and potential food poisoning. You’ll also find tips for storing leftovers and minimizing choking hazards! Keep everyone safe this thanksgiving while still enjoying the festivities.

Hosting the Holidays? Prep Your Home for Guests

November 2, 2017 at 8:07 pm | No comment | Category: family safety, Homeowner's Insurance, Liability

hosting the holidaysIt’s great to get everyone under one roof for the holidays. Good food, good friends, and good fun abound. If you’re the hostess with the mostess this year, be sure to check your list twice for safety. May your holidays be extra cozy when you take these few extra precautions into consideration as you prepare your home for guests.

Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips: Keep Your Home and Family Protected with Florida Homeowner’s Insurance

October 26, 2017 at 2:35 pm | No comment | Category: family safety, Homeowner's Insurance

halloween safetyThe holiday season is finally here and that means it’s time to make sure your home is ready for a Halloween celebration. Whether you’re having friends over for a candy-filled night of fun or you plan on welcoming lots of tiny tots in costume to choose their favorite treats, it’s also a good time of year to revisit your homeowner’s insurance policy. With a comprehensive Florida home insurance policy and a few simple safety tips, you can make sure everyone have a spooky and fabulous night!

Four Tips to Prevent Home Fires

October 13, 2017 at 4:33 pm | No comment | Category: family safety, Fire Safety, Homeowner's Insurance

fire safetyWe hope you practice fire safety and prevention all year long! But if you’re like most of us, some of these simple checks and plans might have slipped your mind. Good news though—Fire Prevention Week is from October 8-14, and it’s a great time to address potential fire risks. Over 365,000 home fires were reported in 2015 in the US alone. Let’s cut that number down. So, break out your “honey-do list” and let’s get rolling with these four fire safety tips.

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