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Porch Safety: Should You Leave the Lights On?

It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside your home to deter burglars while you’re away (or even while you’re asleep). But does that really work? Or is it just a waste of electricity - particularly this...

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Don’t Delay — Start Thinking About Winterizing Your RV Today

Unless you’re headed to a warmer climate for the winter - or you live in one already - fall is the time to start preparing your RV for winter (as long as you’re done using it for a while, that is). And just because you...

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Driving in foggy conditions

Winter weather isn’t always just about snow and ice. In some areas of the United States, the temperatures are moderate enough for no snow, but fog can be a common occurrence. Foggy conditions can be just as dangerous as...

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10 Things to do to Prepare Your Home for Fall

Fall is a wonderful time - if your home is ready for it. So enjoy the last few weeks of warmer weather, but do a little preventative maintenance while you’re at it. You’ll fix small problems before they become big, and...

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Tips for weatherproofing your Manufactured Home for winter

Time To Take The ‘Ooshies’ Out Of Your Manufactured Home Fall is here and winter is upon us, which means all of us tropical animals naturally want to stay warm. Let’s look at some ways we can make your manufactured...

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How to stay safe while sharing the road with an 18 wheeler

Keep Out Of The Danger Spots The weight of a tractor-trailer rig--semi-truck or 18-wheeler, whichever you prefer--is approximately 35,000 pounds empty and up to 80,000 pounds fully loaded. Also consider semi-trucks...

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Tips for Power Tool Safety

What would you do without power tools? Well, you’d probably take on fewer home-improvement projects - and probably have a lot more calluses on your hands. Thankfully, you don’t have to do without. But you do have to...

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Medical experts say second wave is coming: Are you ready?

Businesses continue to reopen. Schools are back in session. We’re playing high school football and volleyball, pro basketball, soccer and baseball are underway after either delays or starting seasons later than...

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How to Update your Home — Without Spending Thousands

It doesn’t take a massive remodel, or a big budget, to make your house feel a little more like home to you. Inside or out, small improvements can make a significant difference - and whether you’re handy or not, you can...

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What is water backup coverage and why is it important?

Water damage can be disastrous to your home. Imagine discovering that your entire basement is filled with brown water and sewage from a backed-up water main or other pipe. It’s not only disgusting and potentially...

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