All About Artisan Contractors

Artisan contractors are essential to the building industry and to making indoor spaces functional and beautiful. According to the Insurance Information Institute: “artisan contractors, also known as casual contractors, includes many occupations that involve...

Homeowner Safety: Before You Dig…

“Call before you dig” is a refrain you may have already heard from Public Service Announcements on the radio or TV. But many homeowners still ignore this basic advice, sometimes with deadly results. If you’re planning to dig anywhere on your...

Bon Appetit: Holiday Food Safety

The holidays are a time for potlucks, office parties, and food-related gifts. But how can you be sure that mystery casserole, fruitcake gift basket, or shrimp cocktail are safe to eat? Here are some tips to keep in mind when you’re cooking for a crowd, attending...

Winter Homeowner Safety

For those who live in snowy climates, winter is on the way. Take advantage of those sunny fall days to prepare your home and yard for frigid temperatures and icy conditions before the snow flies. Making sure your home is well-maintained inside and out will keep you...

Business Emergency Planning

Twenty five percent of the businesses forced to close due to a disaster or emergency never reopen. Smaller businesses are especially vulnerable because they do not typically have the resources to cover continuing expenses if income is interrupted. A business can...

Car Recalls: Everything You Need to Know

Every week there’s a new recall in the news, and it seems that no auto retailer has gone unpunished for some minor or major manufacturing defect that has put its customers at risk. Problems and safety concerns have been discovered with everything from airbags to...