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Home Fire Extinguisher Knowhow

Posted by Peter Lanza on Mon, Oct 19, 2020 @ 10:55 AM

You probably know that a fire extinguisher can help you put out a fire before it gets out of control. But do you know what kind of fire extinguisher you need? Or what kind of maintenance is required? During an emergency, you won’t have time to figure these things out, so take a moment to brush up on fire extinguisher basics now.

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Hurricane Preparedness: Is Your Home Ready?

Posted by Peter Lanza on Tue, May 26, 2020 @ 02:20 PM

As the 2020 hurricane season kicks off, the COVID-19 pandemic is still raging around the world. This year, it’s more important than ever to be prepared for the worst.

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3 Tech Tools that Reduce Homeowners Insurance Claims

Posted by Peter Lanza on Mon, Mar 09, 2020 @ 01:21 PM

Homeowners insurance is something you buy while hoping you’ll never need it. With some of the gadgets on the market, preventing a homeowners insurance claim can be easier than ever. Here’s a look at the tech that can help you avoid some of the most common causes of claims.

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New Year, New Umbrella Insurance Protection

Posted by Peter Lanza on Wed, Jan 29, 2020 @ 12:03 PM

The start of a new year is always a favorite time for reflecting on the past and planning for the future. It’s also the perfect time to review your personal risk management strategies. A critical but often overlooked component of personal risk management is an umbrella policy, otherwise known as an excess liability policy.

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Teen Driver Safety: Reminders to Share

Posted by Peter Lanza on Tue, Oct 29, 2019 @ 12:20 PM

Are your teens safe on the road? According to the NHTSA, 3,255 teen drivers between the ages of 15 and 19 were involved in fatal crashes in 2017. Remind your teens about safe driving best practices  frequently – you just might prevent a crash and save a life.

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In Case of Fire, Does Your Family Have an Escape Plan?

Posted by Peter Lanza on Mon, Oct 21, 2019 @ 12:10 PM

It’s 3:00 in the morning and you’re suddenly awakened by the blood curdling screams of a family member yelling, “Fire!” Now the clock is ticking, and you may have less than two minutes to escape. Do you know what to do?

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How to Prepare Your Watercraft for a Hurricane

Posted by Peter Lanza on Mon, Aug 05, 2019 @ 11:58 AM

The 2019 hurricane season is underway. The good news is that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting an average hurricane season for the Atlantic Ocean this year. The bad news is that even an average season can be devastating for those who find themselves in the path of a massive storm. Storm activity generally peaks around August and September.

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10 Ways to Minimize Jewelry Losses While Traveling

Posted by Peter Lanza on Wed, Jul 03, 2019 @ 01:50 PM

The summer travel season is in full swing and vacation spots around the world are filled with tourists. But if you’re packing your favorite jewelry on vacation, make sure you’re taking precautions to protect your valuables.

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What You Need to Know about Ice Dam Coverage

Posted by Peter Lanza on Fri, Jan 18, 2019 @ 08:15 AM

When it comes to winter here in the northeast, ice and snow are as inevitable as the sunrise and sunset. Every homeowner knows the headaches that can accompany those forces of nature. In fact, one in every 50 insured homeowners files a claim related to water damage or freezing every year according to the Insurance Information Institute.

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Jewelry Insurance Alert

Posted by Peter Lanza on Fri, Dec 21, 2018 @ 02:58 PM

Holiday lights aren’t the only thing that sparkle this time of year. Jewelry is one of the most popular holiday presents to give and receive.

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