Hurricanes are violent, dangerous and destructive. Being prepared will help you, your family and/or your business minimize the impact of any storm. As Benjamin Franklin said, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” SMART HOMEOWNERS have a plan, if you don’t this feature is for you– and if you do, it’s a good review! Read on smart subscribers…
As college students head back to campus, fighting fraud may not be at the top of their list of priorities. However, college students are very susceptible to identity theft; by establishing good habits for monitoring and detecting fraud, students can lay a path for healthy financial practices for the rest of their lives.
After sheltering your family from winter storms and howling winds, the exterior of your home and yard have taken a beating this year. A sunny spring day is the perfect time to get outdoors and take a good look around. Use the guide below to reveal possible damage and tackle a few DIY fixes.
The goal of Window Safety Week is twofold– for families to understand the role of windows in escaping a fire or other emergency and to learn how to safeguard against window falls.
Landlord Insurance provides protection for your rental property beyond the limited coverage of your standard homeowners insurance.
Unattended cooking is the leading cause of kitchen fires and scald burns are the second leading cause of all burn injuries. Follow these National Fire Prevention recommendations to keep your family safe at home this season and all year round!
Having an up-to-date home inventory will help you get your insurance claim settled faster, verify losses for your income tax return and help you purchase the correct amount of insurance. Here’s how to create one…
This year Rhode Islanders were warned of one of the busiest hurricane and tropical storm seasons in recent history. Experts note that due to significant sea level rise and coastal development, tropical storms need not make a direct hit to wreak havoc on our region with storm surge and flooding. Now, during the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, emergency planning presents additional challenges for everyone which makes it more important than ever to have a solid plan. Public health and emergency response professionals have advice to help you safely prepare, evacuate, and shelter for severe storms while protecting yourself and others from COVID-19.
Whether caused by lighting, high winds or an overloaded power grid, extreme summer weather can trigger power outages— will you be ready when the lights go out? A lengthy power outage that affects your home can also threaten your family’s safety or damage your property. Here’s how to be prepared for the next power outage…
Know the Truth About Lightning Dangers; much of what we think we know about lightning is fiction. Your safety and wellbeing may depend on knowing the difference between these lightning myths and the facts.