home safety Tag

Lots of people have a safe in their home. However, just because you have a safe, that doesn’t automatically mean what’s inside of it can’t be damaged or stolen. For this blog, we wanted to discuss some of the ways you can keep your belongings secure.

Millions of people reside alone. In 2019, Statista found that nearly 36.5 million US residents were living in single-person households. In some cases, this is not surprising. Living alone has its benefits. For example, do you want to run the vacuum at 2am? No problem. Do you want to

In our last blog post, we talked about a client who had been contacted by a scammer. Her story involved a “call from the Social Security Administration,” claiming her “social security number had been canceled on suspicion of fraudulent activity.”

If you’ve never experienced storm season in Southwest Florida, you should know that gale and hurricane force winds can pack quite a punch. Suffice to say, if you’ve been notified that a storm is coming, you’ll want to prepare your yard. Although some of the below tips are for things you can do in advance of a weather event, others can be done at any time of the year.

In our past few blogs, we’ve discussed various components of hurricane preparedness. For this post, we wanted to underscore the importance of creating a home inventory. Simply stated, a home inventory is a record of all the items you have in your home, along with their estimate value.

As you likely already know, hurricane season lasts from June 1 through the end of November, and this year, the season kicked off somewhat early when Tropical Storm Arthur reared its head on May 15.  Tropical Storm Bertha showed up roughly 3 weeks later, and Tropical Storm Cristobal began to swirl on June 3.

A few weeks ago, there was a meme circulating, that read “2020- Written By Steven King, Directed by Quentin Tarantino.”  And considering that scientists are already warning Americans to brace for an above-average hurricane season, the sentiment of that meme feels truer than ever. Although there are many things that we cannot control, there are some things we can do to prepare for a possible catastrophic event in advance. Coming up with a hurricane preparedness plan is among them. 

Do You Live Alone? Read These Important Safety Tips Millions of Americans prefer to live alone—and it certainly has its benefits. For example- you won’t need to worry about being woken up by a roommate who wants to listen to loud music at 7am on a...

Most people understand the dangers of an in-home gas leak, but they aren’t always aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas that can be deadly, which is why the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...