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Flood Awareness Week: 14 Safety Tips to Help You Prepare for the Worst

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Flooding can happen anytime, anywhere. In the past five years, all 50 states have experienced floods or flash floods, according to the NFIP. In the past decade, the damages cost the US an average of $2.9 billion per year. Flooding is the number one natural disaster in the US, and that’s not too surprising considering…

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Top 10 Safety Tips for St. Patrick’s Day

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When I think about St. Patrick’s Day, there are a few words that come to mind: Irish, green, shamrocks, and of course, beer. According to an estimate by IbisWorld, Americans spent more than $245 million on beer on St. Patrick’s Day in 2012. That’s an incredible figure for a holiday that is not legally recognized…

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10 Tips for Homeowners without a Security System

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Only one in five US homes have a security system. While we’re doing our best to arm everyone with home alarm systems, we recognize that the majority of consumers do not have one in place. That also means that some of you reading this right now are homeowners without a security system. And we’re glad…

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How to Arm a Security System: Stay and Away Modes

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You have to arm your security system to use it, we all know that. What many of you may not know is that there are two arming modes: “Away” and “Stay.” Most security systems come with these arming modes. The two settings are very different and each are designed for different applications. We’re here today…

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Save Money on Homeowner’s Insurance with a Home Security System

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Owning a home security system has many benefits, the most obvious of which include: protection of your home and belongings, security for your family, and peace of mind. However, there is a benefit that many people may overlook or just not know about: discounts on homeowner’s insurance. You read that correctly – owning a home…

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