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4 Major Smart Home Security Vulnerabilities

Whether it’s your computer, phone or smart home, the Internet is full of vulnerabilities, including poor security practices and general system weaknesses that put your safety at risk. On the surface, smart home technology seems like a win-win. System integration improves energy efficiency, you don’t have to be physically present to turn certain features on or…

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Water Damage Risks Related to Cold Weather

While we often associate winter with ice and snow buildup, fall’s cooling temperatures can also cause damage to your home. Particularly, frozen pipes along the exterior. As such, prepare for the season in advance by considering the following risks. Ice Dams When you think about wintertime water damage, this phenomenon may come to mind first….

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Life-Threatening Electrical Hazards Following a Flood

Before a storm floods your area, evacuation may be recommended or required. After the bad weather passes, you could be left wondering about the condition of your belongings and causing you to be eager to return. It is important not to go back to your home too soon because flood waters can create one or…

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Insurance Issues for Solar Panels

We can all make steps to reduce our carbon footprint and go green to create a sustainable earth. Recycling, saving water, and selecting materials other than paper and plastic are some of the small ways we can help. A more drastic change environmentally conscious people are making is adding solar panels to their homes. Beyond…

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