Blog Archives

17
Jan

How to Protect Your Business from Winter

Snow and ice pose a threat to your business, do the best you can to eliminate this risk from your business. Snow and ice make beautiful nature documentaries but create terrible weather conditions for businesses and people alike. As a property owner or manager, it is up to you to make a reasonable effort to reduce the potential for injury

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9
Jan

Do You Need Personal Liability Insurance?

Personal liability insurance protects you against accidents, but how necessary is it? What is personal liability coverage? Personal liability insurance is about financial protection for not only you, but your family as well. The personal coverage you receive within your homeowners insurance policy provides coverage for property damage and bodily injury sustained by other people for which you (or your

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19
Dec

How You Can Cope With Holiday Stress

We use science to tell you how you can cope with the stress of the holidays.  The holiday season is one that is meant to be joyful–and it is–but it also comes with its fair share of stress and dismay. From party planning to gift-giving it seems like the infinite list never ends. How can one deal with the stresses

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12
Dec

Maintenance Tasks for All Homeowners

Your home should be organized, clean, and tidy because a clean home is a happy home.  You have the basics of homeownership maintenance down to a science after years of owning one. You change the ceiling fan blade direction during the summer (convection current), you scrub the inside and outside of your windows each spring (condensation), and you remove every

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5
Dec

Safety Winter Driving Tips

As the season cools for winter, snow will make driving that much more dangerous. Falling snow can be beautiful as the land is gently covered with a comfortable blanket of billowy snow and tree branches become decorated with frost; indeed, a sight everyone must witness at least once in their lives. But as beautiful as it is, snow can make

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28
Nov

How to Plan for the Hidden Costs of Buying Your First Home

When you buy your first home, you may be surprised by the hidden costs that come along with that investment. You’re excited because you’ve just found a great, affordable home: the neighbors are great, the house is comfy, and the neighborhood is one you find pleasing. But if you’re a first-time home buyer, you might be surprised by the extra costs

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21
Nov

Signs It’s Time to Update Your Bathroom

Does your washroom look and feel like its way past its expiration date? Here’s how you can tell it’s time to update. A bathroom should be a place of comfort–an environment that is relaxing for a soothing bath, getting ready for a quick morning, and for taking care of business. You are going to spend some time there every day,

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14
Nov

Fall Home Maintenance Tips

By preparing your home for the winter in fall, you’ll be ready for winter’s worst and turn away pricey repairs with these simple tasks. When the heat of summer has become all but a faint memory, and you’ve pulled out your hoodies and put away your shorts, it’s time you tackle the simple chores that will make winter less miserable

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7
Nov

Fun Ideas for Thanksgiving Decorating

You can decorate your home for Thanksgiving with these great ideas for centerpieces, mantel displays, and more! Thanksgiving is enough of a major holiday that merits its own themed decorations. The autumn holiday depends on the orange and reds and yellows, along with an outdoorsy feel to them. Here are a few Thanksgiving decoration ideas you can use in your

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24
Oct

How to Avoid an Upset Stomach During Halloween

Halloween means free candy for children who have dressed up as their favorite hero or villain, but so much sugar at once can cause them to have an upset stomach. We’ve all been there: you get back home from a successful Halloween, dump all your chocolate in your room, and start eating as much candy as you possibly can. As

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