Fallen trees and branches are a significant cause of damage and power loss after a thunderstorm rolls through. But if a neighbor’s tree falls on your property and causes damage, who is responsible? Read More »
Good weather gives you opportunities to get out of the house and enjoy the outdoors. It also gives some unscrupulous people the opportunity they are looking for to burglarize your home or car and take your valuable possessions. You cannot prevent 100 percent of the thefts, but there are steps you can take to minimize the potential problem. Read More »
The snow has melted, the temperatures are moderating, and it’s time to get started on that springtime project list: planting a tree, installing a fence or building a new deck. Perhaps you’ve even made arrangements to rent that post-hole digger, and you’re all ready to go, right?
Well, not so quick. Make sure you haven’t forgotten an important factor before you contemplate digging: underground utilities.
Now that the season has officially turned to winter, homeowners and business owners will want to increase monitoring to prevent damage from frozen pipes. These prior blogs give tips on how to prevent pipe freezes and offer techniques for minimizing damage if you do suffer a pipe freeze.
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Long-range weather predictions for 2014-2015 suggest another cold winter is on its way across much of the U.S. Severe winter weather ̶ including blizzards ̶ is a reality. So how does one prepare for a blizzard?
The first inclination for many of us is to drive to the closest grocery store and stock up on the essentials to help carry us through the upcoming event! While adequate provisions are an important consideration, there are a number of steps you can take to protect yourself and your family:
It’s the holidays! Time for festivities, visions of sugarplums, good cheer…and workplace holiday parties.
While employers want to recognize and thank employees for their hard work during the year, workplace holiday parties can become a liability concern. While you don’t want to be a Grinch, you also don’t want to host a holiday party that causes your employees discomfort or leads to sexual harassment or other complaints. Read More »
By Theresa Miller
Accident Fund Insurance Company of America
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Now in its fourth year, Accident Fund’s S.A.F.E: Slip and Fall Elimination campaign increases awareness of winter weather-related slip-and fall injuries and offers steps that can be taken to reduce their likelihood. Read More »
Giving to a charity should not be difficult. Unfortunately, it can be. It is estimated that charity fraud exceeds $20 billion each year…yes, BILLION! What can you do to ensure your charitable gift is going to a legitimate charity and being used most effectively? Here are some tips:
To start your holiday season, here are some highlights from our blogs with tips for shopping safely – both in the store and online – for keeping your home and property safe and for protecting your family during the holidays.
As a property owner, you want to do whatever you can to welcome visitors to your home or business and keep your family, employees and customers safe. Snow and ice on walkways, roadways, driveways and parking lots can present extra challenges during winter months.