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Ladder Safety Tips: How To Choose The Right Ladder & Climb It Safely

When it comes to home maintenance, not every task happens at eye level. So whether you’re changing a light bulb or cleaning your gutters, a ladder is often needed to bring your project within reach. You may not think of these jobs as particularly dangerous, but there’s risk involved any time you leave the ground – even if it's only a few feet. In fact,...

Keeping Costs In Check? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Cut Corners On Business Insurance

Owning a small business can be one of life’s greatest balancing acts. Every day there’s the stress of managing employees, finding (and retaining) customers, and monitoring cash flow. And on top of that, you’ll always feel the pressure to keep costs down — and productivity up. For business owners looking to boost their bottom line, cutting back on insurance expenses can be a real temptation....

Basic Dryer Maintenance: How To Clean Dryer Vent Systems

Clothes dryers are responsible for nearly 15,000 house fires each year. And according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the leading cause of dryer fires is failure to clean lint from the system. We all know the importance of cleaning your dryer’s lint trap to prevent dryer fires. But many homeowners neglect to look beyond the machine itself to inspect their home’s dryer vent....

IIHS: The Safest Cars Of 2020

If you’re shopping for a new car in 2020, you’ve got options – lots of ‘em. So how do you make the right choice? Good news: The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is here to help with their latest TOP SAFETY PICK awards. The IIHS, a nonprofit research and education organization, conducts crash tests to determine which vehicles do the best job of protecting people in the...

7 Fun Ways You Can Bring The Outdoors Inside This Winter

Winter is officially here. For parents, that means finding new and different ways to keep the family entertained – especially when colder temperatures force you to spend more time indoors. There are plenty of reasons to play outside with your kids, even in the winter months. But sometimes, the limited daylight and unpredictable weather makes it necessary to pass the time inside. Luckily, playing inside...