Earthquake Preparedness 101

First in a series of articles about earthquake preparedness. We all know we should prepare our household for natural disasters such as an earthquake, but yet it is so easy for many of us to procrastinate and think the fury of Mother … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Home from Fire While It’s Under Construction

Building or remodeling a home is an exciting time filled with many decisions. A consideration often overlooked is the importance of fire protection during this time when your home is most susceptible to fire due to construction-related activities. Luckily there … Continue reading

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Garnet: “The All-powerful Stone”

January is the first month of the year — the month that symbolizes new beginnings, a fresh start, resolutions and hope for the new year ahead!

What better than the beautiful, all-powerful, garnet gemstone to be dedicated as the birthstone for the month of January? Garnet is not only beautiful as mounted jewelry but also is believed to have special powers and symbolize love!
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Smell Gas? How To Protect Your Family & Home From Gas Leaks

We hear in the news all too often about a gas explosion in a home or business causing devastating loss to property and even loss of life. An estimated 177 million Americans rely on natural gas in their homes,1 and … Continue reading

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Do You Need a Social Media Policy for Your Nanny?

For many, social media has become an integral part of daily life – both in and out of work. While using social media may be necessary in some jobs, one in 10 workers spends more time on the Internet than … Continue reading

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Could Your Driveway Gate Lock Out Emergency Responders?

Perimeter walls, gates and fences do a great job of maintaining privacy, but these physical barriers could also delay help during an emergency. When a call for help is received, first responders need immediate access to gated properties – and … Continue reading

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Three Emerging Risks High-net-worth Individuals Aren’t Prepared for in 2017

Did you make a New Year’s resolution? If so, chances are you are one of millions who vowed to eat healthier in the new year or hit the gym a bit more regularly. But for high-net-worth (HNW) individuals, making a … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Combustion: What a Homeowner Should Know

If your plans for 2017 include home maintenance or renovation projects, don’t let your dreams go up in smoke before the work is finished. Spontaneous combustion happens quickly and causes an estimated 14,000 fires each year, according to the National … Continue reading

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