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Be Prepared: Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Lights are going up, carols are playing on the radio, and since early November, Black Friday sale promises have been publicized: it’s holiday shopping season! While you’re bargain-hunting, though, you need to focus on...

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Should I Notify My Insurance Company About a New Puppy?

Having a new puppy join your household can change your life. The snuggles and kisses make getting up in the middle of the night for potty breaks worth it, but in the whirlwind of change, it’s easy to forget some...

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Gearing Up for the Great Shakeout

Look, if you live in California, you know that earthquakes come with the territory. Right? But what you may not know is exactly how big a risk earthquakes pose to the Golden State. The fact is, California carries an...

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How to Choose the Right Smart Security Camera

A security camera can help protect your property against intruders or provide evidence in the event of a break-in. But with all the technology available today, it can be tough to figure out which smart security camera...

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Crime Prevention on Your Construction Site

Crime Prevention Month is coming up fast, so it’s a great time to bring up a not-so-great topic: theft from construction sites. It’s a big problem-and by that, we mean it’s an expensive one. According to the National...

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Things to Know When Shopping for Home and Auto Insurance

If you’re looking around for home or auto insurance, you may find the process confusing, especially if you’re new to buying coverage and aren’t familiar with the terminology. Here are five essential things you should...

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What You Need to Know About Work Comp Fraud

Sometimes it seems as though workers comp fraud is the only reason we ever talk about workers comp. Healthcare providers may join together in a scheme to be reimbursed for unnecessary treatments. Consumers may concoct...

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Grill Safely With These Outdoor Cooking Tips

Grilling food is a fun pastime, and it’s ideal on those summer days when you don’t want to heat up the kitchen. But every year, there are accidents and home fires because people don’t grill safely. Follow these tips to...

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The Distracted Driving Epidemic

At any given moment of the day, about 660,000 drivers are using cell phones or devices while driving in the United States. And it’s become an epidemic that’s bad for our health. More than 3,100 people were killed and...

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Simple Household Pest Control Methods

No one likes the thought of having pests in their home, whether they be rodents, cockroaches, ants, or any other common household pests. If pest activity is common in your area, it is important to take steps to prevent...

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Water Conservation Tips

California’s ongoing drought and resulting water restrictions are at the forefront of many minds, as property owners strive to reduce their water usage. Of course, reducing water usage isn’t only legally required and...

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Preparing to Avoid Heat-Related Illness

Summer is just around the corner-but in sunny SoCal, high temperatures don’t always depend on what page of the calendar we’re on! And that means that whatever the season, we need to be aware of the symptoms of heat-...

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Landscape Maintenance Tips for Your Yard

You've worked hard to create a beautiful garden for your yard, but there is more to yard maintenance than simply mowing the lawn and watering the plants. There are plenty of other tasks you'll need to complete in order...

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What to Know About the Sharing Economy

Have you considered becoming an Airbnb host or an Uber driver? Developments in technology and the sharing economy are creating new opportunities-but what many people don’t realize is that these opportunities are not...

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Avoiding Water Issues in Your Home

Water damage is one of the worst problems that homeowners can run into. Not only can it be incredibly expensive to repair, depending on the extent of the damage, but it can also create the potential for mold and mildew...

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The Right Protection for Your Organization & Its Leaders

People run organizations-and that makes them vulnerable to risks. What sort of risks? In today’s litigious society, it’s not hard to imagine: a disgruntled employee might sue a supervisor and the company for wrongful...

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Green Construction Technologies to Grow Your Business

“Green” construction is no trend: it’s an industry-wide shift, and it’s here to stay. So in honor of Earth Day (April 22, if you want to celebrate it with your team!), we’d like to highlight some green construction...

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Commonly Overlooked Spring Cleaning Tasks

Spring is a common time for people to take on all of the cleaning tasks that they put off during the winter. With the weather getting warmer, it's the perfect time to tackle jobs both inside and outside your home. While...

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Spring Into Action

Spring cleaning may get all the publicity-but spring maintenance may be even more important. Longer, sunnier days provide a great opportunity to take care of tasks you may have let slide, ensuring your home’s safety-and...

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Is Franchising Right for Your Business?

So you have a successful business, and believe it’s a great fit for the franchise model. You may be right-but before you decide to take the plunge into franchisor-hood, there is a very important point that you need to...

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Upgrading Your Windows - How to Choose What's Best for Your House

You may not give the windows on your home much thought, but they can actually make a big difference not just in your comfort level, but also in the value of your home. You'll have a wide range of options to choose from,...

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The Simplest Way to Protect Your Organization

People run organizations-and that makes them vulnerable to risks. What sort of risks? In today’s litigious society, it’s not hard to imagine: a disgruntled employee might sue a supervisor and the company for wrongful...

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Flood Prevention Tips for Your Business

You can’t control the rainfall, you can't prevent the spring thaw, and you can’t stop a flash flood-but there are a number of steps you can take to help protect your business from flood damage. Walk your property. Do...

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Tips for Saving Money on Heating and Cooling Your Home

If you're like most people, you like to keep your home at a comfortable temperature throughout the year. However, running your heater or air conditioner constantly uses a lot of energy, and your electric and gas bills...

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PPE, or Not PPE?

A black belt may make you feel invincible-but a back belt should not. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health conducted an extensive study finding insufficient scientific evidence that back belts...

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Are You Prepared?

It's a new year. It's a fresh start. It's Get Organized Month. There couldn't be a better time for you to finally put together those emergency kits you've been meaning to get to--and we have just the tips you'll need to...

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How to Evaluate and Choose Energy-Efficient Appliances

Today's modern appliances are much more energy-efficient than their predecessors, and some are even better than the rest. When shopping for appliances, you'll likely be overwhelmed by choice, so it is important to know...

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