Category: Personal Property Protection

October 20, 2020

Recently, a homeowner in Richmond decided to start clearing out the over 1000 books she had accumulated in her home after 50 years in place. She felt that some of the books may be valuable, so she decided to find …
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August 2, 2020

Hurricane season usually lasts from June 1st to the end of November. In recent years, however, some storms have formed in May and made their way to the Continental United States. Regardless of the time of year, it is always …
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July 20, 2020

Even with COVID-19 dealing a financial blow to so many, many home improvement companies have seen an uptick in business while people have been spending more time in their homes and wanting this experience to be more comfortable, safer, and/or …
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June 19, 2020

Reports of Coronavirus-related scams have spiked in recent weeks, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Many have been related to false advertisement of Covid-19 cures and treatments, while others have included online sellers claiming to sell in-demand goods, fake …
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June 15, 2020

If you’ve been putting off creating your home inventory because the task seems too daunting, we may have a solution for you. A new app called HomeZada offers tools to help you manage your home inventory, finances, and maintenance all …
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May 28, 2020

This video is a lighthearted look at what Deepfake Videos can be. But read more about the potential harm these types of videos can cause. Imagine, for example, receiving a video from a grandchild asking for help, and while it …
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May 28, 2020

Before summer heat sets in, many of us are itching to get our yards back into shape. If your to-do list includes planting trees, installing a sprinkler system, or other landscaping projects that will require digging, it is important to …
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May 26, 2020

Power strips have become an essential part of our daily lives. Cell phones, tablets, laptops, headsets, portable chargers – all of these require an outlet and often at the same time. That’s not to mention our home offices where we …
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March 6, 2020

Fire departments across the U.S. are urging homeowners with double or triple wall chimneys to have special cleaning that involves “completely dismantling the chimney and firebox.”  A simple cleaning and visual inspection are not enough. The issue lies in the …
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March 5, 2020

According to NASA, an estimated 2.5-mile wide asteroid will fly by Earth this year. It will pass within 4-million miles of Earth, moving at 19,461 mph. It is not expected to collide with our bright blue planet, but if it …
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