Smart Security Tips to Lower Your Homeowner’s Insurance

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In the latest report by the Federal Investigative Bureau there were 7,993,630 property crimes across the United States in 2015, so it is only natural that home security continues to be an ongoing concern. Outside of the benefit of additional protection, did you know implementing certain home security features could save you money? You could save up to 20% in … Read More

Tip Tuesday: How to Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

Tip Tuesday: How to Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing

Winter and the lower temperatures are coming and the last thing you want to be is unprepared. According to the Insurance Information Institute, water damage and freezing accounted for 33.7% of insurance losses in 2014 compared to 25.9% in 2013. The good news is that there are ways to prevent your pipes from freezing and causing damages by taking preventative … Read More

Parking Garage Safety

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Parking Garage Safety

Have you ever been in a situation where you’re the last one out the door at work when it’s dark out, closed down a mall or store and had to walk by yourself to your car? It’s an unnerving situation no one wants to be in but sometimes we can’t control it. Back in college during summer breaks I worked … Read More

Know the Facts: Smoke Detector Safety

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Smoke Detector Safety Facts Infographic

Smoke detectors are the first line of defense in the event of a fire. When working properly, smoke alarms are very effective at alerting occupants that a fire is present and allowing enough time for escape. Since the introduction of the smoke detector to the U.S. markets in 1951, home fire deaths have dropped significantly. Unfortunately, there are still an … Read More

Fire Prevention Week: Halloween Fire Safety

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Jack-o’-Lanterns, trick or treater’s, hay bales, cornstalks and ghosts. These are just some aspects of Halloween that add up to what is sure to be a decorative and howling good time. But what if the proper precautions aren’t taken for fire safety? It’s often overlooked during this spooky time of year. Check out our tips below to ensure you have … Read More

Fire Prevention Week: Fire Escape Plan

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Smoke Detector

The National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) reports that because fires can spread so rapidly in your home, it could leave you as little as two minutes to escape safely. When a fire starts, it grows in size very quickly and makes it easy to inhale smoke which can be deadly. Discussing the possibilities of a fire in your home is … Read More