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Making a Case for a Fire-Wise Landscape

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on September 29, 2016 Fire-wise landscaping

You’ve heard all about the record dry weather across the country, and you’ve probably heard about the increased threat of…

Insurance Tips for Back-to-School Time

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on August 22, 2016 College Insurance

College is expensive enough without finding out too late that an accident or theft isn’t covered under your current policies.…

Why an Independent Agent?

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on June 23, 2016

Not all insurance agents are the same! Choosing the right one can make a big difference – in price, service,…

Is Your Contractor Covered?

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on February 29, 2016 Examine Roof

Often times an uninsured contractor or “a handy guy” you know may be a cheaper outlet for you and your…

Don’t Let the Cold Get to Your Pipes This Winter

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on February 15, 2016 Frozen pipes

It’s hard to think of a worse start to a winter day than turning on the faucet and … nothing.…

KNOW WHAT YOU OWN-Household Inventory

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on January 16, 2016

Climate changes can cause the weather to do unpredictable things and homeowners can prepare for natural disasters by make home…

Doggone it!

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on September 3, 2015 Dangerous dog breeds

14 canine breeds that can preclude home insurance  by Jill Gregorie | 28 Aug 2015 A dog may be known…

Relax, Not Worry, on Your Vacation

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on July 29, 2015 Beach vacation

Vacation time should be relaxing, whether you are going on a weekend getaway or a week beach vacation or a…

Fire Extinguishers – Choose the Right Class

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on March 11, 2015 Fire Extinguisher sign

Not all fire extinguishers are created equal. It’s important to make sure that you are choosing the correct type of…

Powerdown the Lawnmower and Powerup the Blower

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on November 11, 2014 Snowblower

Properly storing summertime maintenance equipment can be crucially important to prolong the life of the tool. Many hand held tools…

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