Pros and Cons of Living in a Gated Community

Security Gate for Gated CommunityThe location of your house can play a large role in the price of your homeowners insurance. But have you ever considered the effects that living in a gated community can have on your insurance? Gated communities are safe, private, and protected, so shouldn’t they have cheaper insurance? Dependent upon where you live and who your insurance company is, you may be eligible for a discount if you live in a gated community. [Read more…]

6 Tips to Avoid Summer Driving Hazards

Summer Time Car TripWe all know that living In New England comes with countless driving hazards in the winter, but did you know there are various summer driving hazards as well? Summer is a time where family and friends go on road trips, spend time together and enjoy the warm weather. Continue reading to learn more about the most common driving hazards to be aware of in the summer. [Read more…]

Hurricane Season: Flood Preparation and Recovery Tips

Hurricane Season Sign With Stormy BackgroundHurricanes can cause great damage. Last year alone, there were 15 named storms and 7 hurricanes that raised concern. It’s important to ensure you protect yourself, your family, and your home if a hurricane does occur. A hurricane is considered a strong storm that has high winds, heavy rainfall, potential flooding and much more with hurricane season running from June 1st to November 30th. Is your family fully prepared for an unexpected hurricane and what needs to be done following it? Continue reading to find out. [Read more…]

Keeping Your Pool Safe This Summer

Young Boy Relaxing and Having Fun in Swimming Pool on Yellow RafSwimming pools can be a summer retreat right in your own backyard, but that fun does come with some risks. Every day approximately 11 people die from unintentional drowning. These drownings can be prevented if the right actions are taken as a precaution. Continue reading to learn more about items that can make your pool safer this summer and put your mind at ease. [Read more…]

Home Safety: What is the Most Dangerous Room?

Home Safety What is the Most Dangerous RoomWhen considering all the rooms in your home, you might have thought at some point, “What is the most unsafe or dangerous room in my house?” The first place that likely comes to mind is the kitchen because of the stove, cutlery, and the countertops. So, what exactly is the most dangerous room in your house? It is not your kitchen. As a matter of fact, the most dangerous room in your house is your bathroom. While the kitchen poses some threats for injury, the bathroom is where injuries happen the most. According to the U.S Center for Disease and Control Prevention, most slip and falls in the bathroom occur amongst people ages 65 and up, and is one of the leading causes in their deaths. [Read more…]

Pool Owner’s Manual: Tips for Cleaning and Pool Maintenance

Man Cleaning The Swimming PoolSummertime means pool time—that wonderful time of the year when you open up your pool for your family and friends to enjoy. However, there are a lot of tasks an owner must perform in order to maintain a pool that is adequate enough for swimming. If a pool is not well-kept, people will avoid swimming because it looks unpleasant. The following tips will help you have a cooler summer. [Read more…]