Category: Home Safety

March 5, 2021

What does sleep have to do with home insurance? In addition to affecting weight gain, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and even motivation, sleep deprivation can impact your home as well. According to a study by Harvard Medical School, a lack of …
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February 27, 2021

We all know that newspapers in the drive and unmown grass are clear signals that someone hasn’t been home for a while. But what other signals is your house giving to would-be thieves. An Obsolete or Damaged Home Security Sign …
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February 22, 2021

The pandemic is affecting homeowners with a revival of a pernicious cybercrime called swatting. Whether bored teenagers or sophisticated cybercriminals looking for a kick, the FBI has recorded an uptick in swatting crimes across the country.

February 16, 2021

  Working from home has been a boon for many, including cybercriminals. Here are three common ways you can be scammed and how to avoid becoming a victim.

January 19, 2021

Staying home is one of the safest things we can be doing to protect ourselves and our families from the pandemic. But staying at home doesn’t mean you have to stay indoors. Sitting outside on a patio with a heater …
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January 4, 2021

The transition to a remote workforce in 2020 triggered an unprecedented increase in the use of personal devices and residential networks for business operations. This created a feeding frenzy for cybercriminals and a 400% increase in cybercrimes, a 350% increase …
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December 17, 2020

An annual risk assessment survey of homeowners conducted by Rabin Research has revealed that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way homeowners perceive risk and protect their property. Property wear and tear has not taken a break in 2020, but …
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December 17, 2020

Perform Monthly Visual Inspections When you are sitting in an airport lounge waiting to board a flight, you can often catch the pilot making a visual inspection of his plane. It is reassuring to see he is focused on your …
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December 7, 2020

More than 1200 tornadoes were responsible for $3.1 billion in economic damage across the country in 2019, and they typically hit with less than 15 minutes warning. Many Virginians remember the 2019 tornado outbreak on May 14th that included two …
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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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