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Quick fixes and life hacks

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When you think of the word ‘hack’, what comes to mind?  Usually you think of an unscrupulous computer programmer sitting behind his desk trying to ‘hack’ into your accounts, right?  While that is one of the meanings of the word ‘hack’, sometimes hacking something can be a good thing. You may have heard the term … More

Give your fireplace some TLC

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Having a wood burning fireplace in your home can really add to the décor and make your house feel very inviting and comfortable.  If you use your home’s fireplace often, you are probably on top of maintenance.  But if you are new to homeownership or are not used to maintaining a fireplace, we have some … More

Car maintenance for spring

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Now that spring is upon us, it is a good time to give your car a once-over to make sure it will keep running properly for a long time to come.  You probably already know that you should give your car an oil change every 3000-5000 miles or every 3 months, but do you remember … More

Carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms

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Without knowing it is even there, carbon monoxide could do serious damage to your health.  Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is formed as a byproduct of burning fuels like kerosene, wood and natural gas.  Without proper ventilation, you may have carbon monoxide in your home and not even know it. If … More

St. Patrick’s Day Traditions and Their Origins

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St. Patrick’s Day has long since been celebrated here in the United States.  Since immigrants came over from Ireland in the 1800s, many traditions carried over from the old country while many new ones started at the same time.  In Ireland, Christians celebrated the life of St. Patrick by having salted pork feasts and spending … More

Myths About Auto Insurance

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Buying auto insurance should not be a difficult task. But with all the different conflicting information out there, it might seem hard to find the policy that is right for you. Here are some myths about auto insurance that you may have heard: My best friend pays a lot for auto insurance, so my insurance … More

Why do I need wedding insurance?

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It is getting close to wedding season. Are you newly engaged and planning your wedding for the near future? If you are, you might want to take some time right now before you get caught up in flowers and DJ choices to think about the possibility of things that could go wrong. Of course you … More

Start a garden this year

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Starting a garden may seem quite daunting if you have never done it before. But it can be a very rewarding experience once you get started. Now that the cooler winter months are on their way out to make way for the warm spring and summer, you might want to give it a try! You … More

Homeowner’s Coverage C: Personal Property

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If you have read over your homeowner’s insurance policy’s property section (Section I), you know that it comes standard with certain coverages. Coverage A deals with the dwelling itself. Coverage B is for other structures like your unattached garage or shed. Coverage C is for your personal property. And Coverage D is there for the … More