When hurricane season approaches, it’s not a question of whether there will be damage to your home, but rather a question of what kind and how much. A vital part of ensuring you are prepared for hurricane season is knowing exactly what your homeowners insurance policy will cover as a result of damage from a hurricane. Some policies exclude certain types of damage, possibly including flood damage. That’s why it’s essential to know you have the insurance coverage you need for your home before you’re dealing with the stress[..]Read More
In addition to the potentially catastrophic damage wreaked by a hurricane, businesses face an additional peril: loss of business. A hurricane can keep businesses closed for weeks during the cleanup and repair process. Even in the event of mild damage, there may be no power for extended periods of time. What can you do to ensure that your business can reopen as soon as possible?
Can Your Business Survive a Hurricane?
One advantage to living in a hurricane-prone area like Florida is that hurricanes are expected, they come around the same[..]Read More
Many people are aware of the basics of home fire safety, like not keeping burning candles unattended, and having a fire extinguisher on hand, and yet there are over a million residential house fires every year. Here is a list of some of the most common causes of house fires and some things you can do to prevent them from happening.
Be sure to closely follow the manufacturer’s instructions if you’re installing your own vent and use only the recommended[..]Read More
It’s not easy to forget the devastation many Floridians experienced with Hurricane Irma in 2017 or the fear that we’d be hit by Jose shortly after. Some residents in the Florida Keys were still living in tents in December. Texas continues to make repairs after Harvey and some areas of Puerto Rico were without power for more than 5 months after Maria. (Currently, Puerto Rico’s power grid is back up for 97% of the coverage area, but it might not be stable – last Wednesday brought a freak accident causing new blackouts.)
The point is… Hurricane Season 2018 is fast-approaching,[..]Read More
Grease fires occur while cooking when grease or fat spill out of a pan and hit the heat source or simply get too hot in the pot or pan.
The Unique Danger of Grease Fires
Grease fires are especially dangerous because they can not be put out using water or fanning with air. These methods will only strengthen the fire. Instead, follow the instructions below to put out a grease fire and save your home and health.
Step One: Assess the State of the Fire
The first thing that you should do after seeing[..]Read More