Dos and Don’ts to Safeguarding Your Home While on Vacation

“We live on the most boring street in the whole United States of America, where nothing even remotely dangerous will ever happen.”

– Buzz McCallister, Home Alone

Over the course of this summer, half of the American population are setting their emails to “out-of-office,” packing their bags and embarking on vacations. While you’re jotting down a list to remember everything from sunscreen to passports, we have prepared a list that will help prep your home for security while you are away. Even if you think you “live on the most boring street in the whole United States,” following these tips will help you feel better about leaving your home. Continue reading “Dos and Don’ts to Safeguarding Your Home While on Vacation”

American Modern Offers Customers New Digital Video Solution To Help Resolve Losses

American Modern Insurance Group® today announced a new digital technology that allows customers to use a mobile device to virtually connect with their claims adjuster that could help to more quickly resolve a loss. This digital video solution is available to customers with any personal or commercial lines insurance policy offered by the company. Use of this solution may help avoid the need for a traditional onsite inspection or it may supplement the onsite inspection.

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Stay Free (from Danger!) this 4th of July. The Final Part.

The 4th of July is a wonderful time for family, friends, fun, freedom, and fireworks. But, outdoor grills, pyrotechnics, and unattended homes can create dangerous situations. The final part of the 4th of July Safety Series combines all of the safety tips we shared throughout the week.  Keep them in mind to have a fun and safe Independence Day.

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Stay Free (from Danger!) this 4th of July. Part 4: Grill Safety.

4th of July is a wonderful time for family, friends, fun, freedom, and fireworks. But, outdoor grills, pyrotechnics, and unattended homes can also create dangerous situations. This week, we are sharing various safety tips to ensure your Independence Day is both fun and safe.  Part 4 is focused on grill safety!

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Stay Free (from Danger!) this 4th of July. Part 3: Sun Safety.

4th of July is a wonderful time for family, friends, fun, freedom, and fireworks. But, outdoor grills, pyrotechnics, and unattended homes can also create dangerous situations. This week, we are sharing various safety tips to ensure your Independence Day is both fun and safe.  Part 3 is all about sun safety!

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Stay Free (from Danger!) this 4th of July. Part 2: Home Safety.

4th of July is a wonderful time for family, friends, fun, freedom, and fireworks. But, outdoor grills, pyrotechnics, and unattended homes can also create dangerous situations. This week, we are sharing various safety tips to ensure your Independence Day is both fun and safe. Today’s topic is home safety.

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Stay Free (from Danger!) this 4th of July. Part 1: Firework Safety.

4th of July is a wonderful time for family, friends, fun, freedom, and fireworks. But, outdoor grills, pyrotechnics, and unattended homes can also create dangerous situations. This week, we are sharing various safety tips to ensure your Independence Day is both fun and danger-free. Today’s blog post is all about fireworks. Continue reading “Stay Free (from Danger!) this 4th of July. Part 1: Firework Safety.”

Don’t Get Burned this 4th of July

According to the National Fire Protection Association, there’s an average of 8,800 home fires annually as a result of outdoor grilling. And more happen in July than in any other month. That’s no surprise—4th of July is the most popular grilling holiday of the year (followed by Memorial Day and Labor Day). Continue reading “Don’t Get Burned this 4th of July”

Weakening El Niño could negatively impact the 2019 tropical storm season

When talking about hurricane season, El Niño is often part of the discussion.

That’s because wind shear, which increases over the Caribbean and Atlantic during El Niño years, helps prevent hurricanes from developing, and in some instances may even rip apart a hurricane that has already formed. Simply put, climate changes associated with El Niño can greatly affect weather around the world – including both the number of hurricanes and their strength.        Continue reading “Weakening El Niño could negatively impact the 2019 tropical storm season”

Your Guide to Summer Maintenance

With the first day of summer approaching, there’s no better time to start tackling some home maintenance projects. There are all sorts of things you can do to spruce up your home while the weather is warm, but we came up with a list of the most essential maintenance tips to get you started.

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