Shifting From Suburbia

The United States’ urban population grew 12.1 percent between 2000 and 2010, and as of 2012, accounted for 83 percent of the population. And while closer proximity to cultural attractions and medical care is a significant benefit, city living presents … Continue reading

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Resistive Building Materials For Wildfire Defense

Advances in construction materials over the years have added an extra layer of security for those who are building or renovating homes in high-risk wildfire areas.

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Installing Outdoor Art

While taking the right measures to protect your outdoor art is paramount, the initial installation will be one of your most important considerations.

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Wi-Fi Security

Wi-fi is becoming nearly ubiquitous in many parts of the U.S, with a growing number of public access points and homeowners installing wi-fi equipment.
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Art in the Great Outdoors

Art can liven up or personalize any setting, but outdoor sculpture needs to be protected from risks as benign as a misdirected sprinkler or as severe as a major hurricane. And before installing outdoor sculpture on their property, homeowners and collectors need to identify and mitigate a variety of potential hazards.

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Staying Calm After the Storm

Although the aftermath of a hurricane will likely seem less frightening than the height of the storm, homeowners have to proceed carefully as their families work to recover.
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The Role of Insurance in Hurricane Protection

With the arrival of hurricane season, it’s time to consider the important role insurance can play in providing financial protection for your home and family.

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Generating Preparedness

Most people think of installing a generator only as winter hits. However, summer can provide an ideal opportunity to do the same, especially as hurricanes, tornadoes and major thunderstorms can strike without advance warning.

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How Cool is Your Art?

As summer temperatures rise, art collectors need to take extra measures to help protect their valuables from the effects of high temperatures and humidity.
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Swimming Pool Liability

Swimming pools offer opportunities to relax, get some exercise and even throw a party, but owners should know they also represent a liability exposure. Property owners are responsible for keeping their pools safe and secure, and failure to do so could result in injury or death.

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