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The Clean Water Act and You

Posted July 16th, 2012 by Staff Writer - no comments

Clean water is far from a guarantee, even in the United States. The quality of water in your community depends on federal requirements carefully designed to both protect the environment and keep water clean. If not for rules like the Clean Water Act, municipalities and states would all be allowed to have different water safety […]

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Identify and Eliminate Mold

Posted July 16th, 2012 by Staff Writer - no comments

The Dangers of Mold Mold is a common but potentially dangerous substance found in many homes and other buildings. There are thousands of varieties, but the most common are greenish, white, brown or black in color and often have a dusty texture. While trace amounts of mold exist in the air and on surfaces, prolonged […]

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Hurricane Preparations and Insurance Advice

Posted July 16th, 2012 by Staff Writer - no comments

Hurricanes are powerful and often deadly storms whose strong winds and heavy rains can wreak havoc on businesses and homes. In the event of an impending hurricane, it is essential to prepare for days or even weeks without power or access to fresh food and water. Homeowners may also consider investing in insurance coverage to […]

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Easy Ways to Make Your Home Safer

Posted July 16th, 2012 by Staff Writer - no comments

You may feel safer in your home than anywhere else, but statistics show that you might not be as secure as you imagine. In the United States, about 20 million people are hospitalized every year due to injuries that happen in their homes.  Roughly 7 million of those injuries cause some type of disability, and […]

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When Natural Disasters Strike: A Close Look at Disaster Insurance Coverage

Posted July 16th, 2012 by Staff Writer - no comments

Coloradans have paid a hefty price in recent months for living amidst the scenic beauty of the Rockies. Some of its most precious features – including the trees, hillsides, and mountains of the Pike National Forest – along with almost 350 homes were razed by the Waldo Canyon Fire. Officially 100% contained on July 10, […]

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Categories: Natural Disasters

A Complete Guide to Protecting Your Assets: Do You Really Need Renters Insurance?

Posted July 11th, 2012 by Staff Writer - no comments

If you’re lucky enough to have never encountered it, visualize this — you come home from a week-long conference for work out of town to find a foot of dirty water on the floor of your apartment. The carpet is soaked, some of your furniture, books, and electronics have been water-damaged, and there’s a black […]

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Categories: Insurance Tips

Canine Companions: Homeowners Insurance & Liability

Posted June 29th, 2012 by Staff Writer - no comments

Dog bites are an uncomfortable subject for homeowners with canines. Nobody wants to believe that their sweet, playful pooch is capable of hurting another creature, especially a human. Often, homeowners and renters insurance policies have liability coverage for dog bites in the scenario that the victim seeks compensation for medical costs as a result of […]

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Categories: Uncategorized

8 Apps for Decorating Your Stylish Home

Posted June 18th, 2012 by Isabell Davila - no comments

Decorating your home can be a challenge when you constantly have to measure things, collect paint and fabric swatches, and compare furniture pieces in your head. However, with the right apps aiding your home decor ventures, you can have beautiful design right at your fingertips. Apps make decorating substantially easier, as they can store a […]

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Feng Shui Rules to Live By

Posted June 14th, 2012 by Isabell Davila - no comments

Whenever you are buying a new home, decorating, or even making changes in your current home, do you pay attention to feng shui? It seems that there are people who strictly follow it, and then some that will only occasionally follow it. Developed over 3,000 years ago in China, Feng Shui is a ancient art […]

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8 Most Trusted Home Improvement Experts

Posted June 11th, 2012 by Isabell Davila - no comments

Whether you want to remodel your home, fix a leaky faucet, or reinvent a room, seeking expert advice from a reputable home improvement specialist is a must. Put your next home improvement project in the hands of a top-rated contractor to ensure long lasting results and quality of work. Here are some of the most […]

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Categories: Home Improvement

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