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Food is a great way to bring people together, and putting a meal together is a daily occurrence for some. Many, however, overlook the risk that comes with cooking. Most home fires occur while cooking in the kitchen, which makes cooking the leading cause of fire injuries. Awareness about potential fire hazards and taking simple […]

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In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. That’s why home escape planning is so critical in a fire situation. It ensures that everyone in the household knows how to use that small window of time wisely. Smoke […]

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Pollen, dust, mold, and other allergens can feel unavoidable to allergy sufferers, but you are not powerless in the fight against runny noses and watery eyes! While no home can be completely allergen-free, thorough cleaning on a regular basis can help reduce the number of allergens to which you’re exposed. Try these tips for minimizing indoor allergens, […]

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Each season brings a new set of home maintenance challenges to overcome. The warm weather is perfect for taking on maintenance tasks. Here is a look at some home maintenance tasks that you may want to place on your checklist during the warmest months. Outside the Home Inspect Your Deck Check your deck for any […]

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There is no way to know what will happen when a storm makes landfall. And while you can’t prevent a storm, the sooner you know it is happening the more time you have to prepare. Instead of waiting to hear weather alerts on television or the radio, there are smartphone apps that offer push notifications […]

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Looking to sell your house? Give it the “wow” factor it needs to impress potential buyers. Look at it from a buyer’s perspective. Your house should look its best — inside and outside. Buyers form their first impression when they pull up in front of your home. How your home looks from the exterior can increase […]

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Hurricanes have a way of sneaking up on you and suddenly you are caught off guard. Getting your home and your family ready for hurricane season isn’t as easy as just boarding up the windows and taking off. Here at Prepared we want to make sure you are ready for any disaster that comes your […]

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2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season starts June 1st and running until the end of November, it’s almost certain we will come across at least one named storm. A storm will be named when it reaches the tropical storm stage of development with winds blowing at a minimum of 39 mph.

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As the temperatures start rising, many families will flock to the pool to beat the heat. While swimming can be a fun activity, it can also be potentially dangerous. Almost half of all pool-related injuries occur at residential pools. What happens when some slips and falls at your pool? What kind of liability coverage does your homeowners […]

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