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What You Should Know About Rock Salt and Your Pet

What You Should Know About Rock Salt and Your Pet

Rock salt can be hazardous to your pet when you apply large amounts to your outdoor pavements and driveway. It’s important that you understand these hazards and reduce how much you use or stop using it altogether by using alternatives instead. This can help keep your pet healthy and even save its


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Tips to Prevent Christmas Tree Fires

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  There is nothing more festive and homey than a beautifully decorated Christmas tree. All those ornaments, tinsel, and lights give any home a magical feel. However, it’s those very same Christmas lights can sometimes be a very deadly fire hazard. Although generally infrequent in number


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How to Protect Your Home When You’re on Vacation

Protect Home While on Vacation

When you leave for vacation, whether you’re leaving for a quick weekend getaway or you’re going away for a week or over, it's important that you ensure your home and personal possessions are protected. You can keep your home and belongings safe by taking a little extra precaution. This way, you


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Should you Invest in a Pet Insurance Policy?

Invest in Pet Insurance Policy

With veterinary medicine becoming more technologically advanced, you can expect higher care expenses due to increased costs that come with facilities, equipment and training required to offer you services of higher-quality. For many pet owners, veterinary costs can be overwhelming. Having a pet i


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The Best Security Products for Your Smart Home

A smart home is one equipped with products that are connected to a network and can be controlled remotely by an electronic device. By some estimates, over half of homes today contain at least one smart product. Increased efficiency, comfort, connectivity, and convenience are some of the advantages t


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4 Common House Buying Scams To Look Out For

Buying a house is one of the biggest decisions a person will ever make. The process can already be tough to navigate through, and it is made even more difficult in the fact some people do not have your best interest at heart. Before you get a


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Fun Hidden Features of Your Smart Speaker

Wi-Fi smart speakers with built in virtual assistants are one of the most popular smart home devices. It’s estimated that over 20 percent of households in the United States have a smart speaker. Popular brands include Amazon and Google. Amazon’s lineup includes the Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show, and


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Figuring Out Exactly What You Need For Your First Home

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You have finally purchased a home and are almost ready to move in, but you’re wondering if you have everything you need to start this new phase of your life as a home owner. Read on to learn what you’ll need to buy. First and Foremost: Insurance Owning a home requires diff


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Home-Sharing and Insurance: What You Need to Know

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With services like Airbnb taking the vacation industry by storm, sharing your home for a fee might sound like a good way to make some extra money, particularly if you live in an area where short-term rentals or travel accommodations are in high demand. But, before you dive in, make sure you know you


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What’s a Home Inventory and Do I Need One?

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Securing homeowners or renters insurance is a vital step in protecting your house and possessions in the event of damage or theft, but before you can make a claim, you’ll need to have a record of what you’ve lost. This is where having a home inventory becomes important. According to the Insur


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