Category: Home Safety

October 23, 2020

  If you Google “Fall Home Maintenance,” you will find hundreds of articles outlining the basic steps you should take to prepare your home for the cold weather to come. Things like cleaning your gutters, blowing out your irrigation system, …
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October 15, 2020

While Virginia is not facing the catastrophic wildfires that are overwhelming western states, brushfires, fires at other homes or nearby properties, and even fire pit blazes too close to your HVAC system can cause significant damage. Chances are if you …
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October 13, 2020

Hurricane Delta blasted onto Louisiana shores on Friday, October 9th, making it the 10th tropical storm to make landfall in the U.S. in 2020. That landing broke the record set in 1916, and forecasters don’t think we are done yet …
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October 6, 2020

When the pandemic hit in March, it was impossible to find disinfectant wipes, toilet paper, yeast for bread making, and even jigsaw puzzles. With the possible surge in COVID-19 cases in mind, experts, like Dr. Anthony Fauci, advise Americans to …
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September 16, 2020

90 million+ dogs are owned as pets in the U.S When COVID-19 shutdowns started in March in the U.S., Google searches around “adopt a pet” surged about 335% in volume. In a report by 24petwatch.com, pet adoptions and fosters in …
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August 24, 2020

  The Flo by Moen device that many of our members have already installed in their homes has proven itself time and again as an invaluable tool in protecting homes from water damage. One member has reported coming home from …
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August 21, 2020

With colder months just ahead, and a predicted surge in COVID-19 cases as a result, how can you help protect your home from spreading COVID-19 should a guest or family member be exposed.

August 19, 2020

Earthquakes are rare in Virginia, but they can have devastating results. Here are some simple steps you can take to help protect your home should a tremblor hit your community. Inside Your House Fit gas appliances with flexible connections and/or …
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August 7, 2020

If you are considering a renovation of your home, no matter how large or how small, follow these tips for keeping your home safe. Notify your home insurance provider before you start the renovation to make sure your policy will …
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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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