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About that furnace

I'm no expert and certainly imperfect, but i'd like to think I am smart enough to make sure I at least have my furnace serviced once a year. I've even gone as far as having air filters delivered to my home on a schedule to make sure I am at...

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Water and Maintenance

Water, great to drink, inexpensive to use but really expensive when it comes to insurance claims and damage to your home. Is there a perfect way to keep water damage from happening? No. Or at least not in my experience. Can regular maintenance help? ABSOLUTELY. But, as with all things...

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Abut that home deductible

I saw this clever picture saying "How can you lower the cost of your homeowner's insurance? Answer; You can raise your deductible...." And, yes, it is true. By raising your deductible you will spend less on home insurance. But, how much? Well, let's think about it. Depending on the amount...

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Your friends savings aren't your savings

A few weeks back I tweeted "Things that are simultaneously awesome and terrible.." With the caveat being kids make them better. My example was a Zoo. This morning, on the list of things that are simultaneously awesome and terrible, is a combination of people sharing about how much money they...

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Why Renters insurance? It's more than stuff

Get renters insurance, protect your stuff... It is the popular and most accurate way to say it. Sure, protect your belongings, but what about where you live? Yes, this coverage is not for your landlord or building owner. What I am talking about is money to temporarily pay you to...

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Motorcycles are fun

I'm a big fan of you driving whatever it is you want to drive. Personally, I've never ridden a motorcycle before, which doesn't mean I won't and it doesn't mean I do not appreciate those that do. I've also been in traffic on a highway where one or more make...

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Keep Your Pets Safe in a Disaster

A safe home, a regular routine, a soft bed – the things that bring you comfort bring your pet comfort, too. It’s so important to give some advance thought to how you’d handle your pet responsibilities during and after a disastrous storm or other event.

Your family emergency plan should...

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How about the rain last night?

I thought this article has some merit, Signs your home has Water Damage; signs of home water damage Do you know the signs of home water damage? Look for these red flags to determine whether your home has suffered water damage. https://bit.ly/3xnmrCX Who is Service

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Preparedness Month

Thanks to the folks at Foremost, I now know it is National Preparedness Month and I am unprepared. But I didn't need them to tell me I am sort of unprepared. That being said, I think I will dive into this more because there is a lot of merit to...

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National Dog Day

National DOG day Apparently, it is National Dog Day. Although I find the whole "National _____ day" or "National_____month" baffling, dogs are great. A post had a question saying What is your favorite breed? And my response was rescued dogs. Yes, a bit biased since ours is rescued. Also, at...

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