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The images coming from Moore, OK after Monday’s devastating tornado are the latest evidence of the power of Mother Nature. They’re also reminder that disaster can strike quickly, with little warning. Our thoughts are with the people of Oklahoma. The pictures from our Claims team are indescribable. It’s hard not to worry about the safety [...]Read More »
I’m guessing I’m not the only one who doesn’t want to share their home with eight-legged strangers. When I see those creepy spiders crawling across my floor I immediately feel like I need to check under every chair, table and rug for the rest of their families. Of course, in the part of the country [...]Read More »
Every time I’m in my house and hear the rain start to pound on my roof, the only thing that goes through my mind is…gutters. Were you expecting me to say, lush greenery or a beautiful rainbow? The fact is, my home doesn’t have rain gutters and it needs them, badly. My husband built our [...]Read More »
What happens if you have an unexpected electrical cord fire? Or maybe you accidently leave your iron on in the morning? If you are like me, you might panic, not because I’m nervous, because I just realized I don’t have a Fire Extinguisher! Safety is my middle name and I have overlooked one of the [...]Read More »
Imagine you’re walking through your house, exiting the hallway and entering the living room. Your foot happens upon a toy your cat lost interest in. You begin to stumble. Now if it were the movies, the images and sound would move in slow motion as your tray of meticulously prepared hors d’oeuvres begins to slide. [...]Read More »
I’ve never experienced a hurricane, but I have witnessed the results of Mother Nature’s wrath when I traveled to Texas after Hurricane Ike hit. As the photo gallery shows, it can be downright scary. [slideshow] If a picture is worth 1,000 words, this gallery is worth 10,000. Well, it’s that time of the year again. [...]Read More »
I love electricity. Without it, we wouldn’t have Electric Avenue, The Electric Company, the Electric Slide, or Electric Light Orchestra. But as awesome as electricity is, it also causes approximately 53,600 home fires every year. That statistic comes from the Electrical Safety Foundation (ESFi), sponsor of Electrical Safety Month and author of some great educational [...]Read More »