Category Archives: Personal

Flood Safety

Flood Safety According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), floods are one of the most common disasters in the United States. It’s important to be aware of flood safety hazards no matter where you live, but especially if you live in a low-lying area, near water or downstream from a dam. Even small streams,…
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Computer Security Flaws Discovered

Computer Security Flaws Discovered Critical Cyber Exploits Affect Nearly All Computers Cyber security researchers recently announced the discovery of two major security flaws that could allow hackers to bypass regular security measures and obtain normally inaccessible data. The flaws, referred to as Meltdown and Spectre, are both caused by design flaws found in nearly all…
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Preventing Frozen Pipes

Preventing Frozen Pipes Increase precautions when the temperature drops Temporary measures During extended periods of sub-freezing temperatures, increase thermostat settings to at least 60° F throughout the home to help ensure adequate temperatures are maintained in colder spots. Open bathroom or kitchen cabinet doors that run along outside walls so that warmer roam air can…
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Winter Weather Safety Resources

Winter Weather Safety Resources Developed by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), these winter weather safety resources can prove to be invaluable when it comes to preventing significant property losses as a result of severe winter weather. We wanted to share them with you in an effort to avoid potential roof collapses,…
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How to Winterize Your Car

Baby it's cold outside! Is your car winterized? While the amount of danger from winter weather varies across the country, nearly all Americans, regardless of where they live, are likely to face some type of severe winter weather at some point in their lives. Winter storms can range from a moderate snow over a few…
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