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clock October 6, 2019 comments No Comments flowchart Homeowners InsuranceOur Blog tag Safety

This year Fire Prevention Week runs October 6th through 12th. Luckily, we’ve improved in some areas, but we still have a long way to go in others. The U.S. Fire Administration reports that the number of fires has dropped by 6.2% since 2008, but fires have led to more deaths and substantially higher financial losses…. Read more »

clock October 3, 2019 comments No Comments flowchart Family & Home CareHomeowners InsuranceOur Blog tag LiabilityProperty MaintenanceSafety

The importance of maintaining the chimney in your home can’t be stressed enough. A US Consumer Product Safety Commission report on residential structure fires found about 21,200 fires occur annually as a result of fireplaces, chimneys or chimney systems. These fires cause deaths and injuries and an estimated $93.6 million in property loss each year…. Read more »

clock October 1, 2019 comments No Comments flowchart Homeowners InsuranceOur Blog tag LiabilitySafety

As the weather cools, many homeowners crave the warmth of a fire pit in their yard. They’re readily available, but here are a few considerations before you decide to put a fire pit in your yard. Portable Fire Pits Today, you can buy stylish portable fire pits in a variety of metals and finishes. Renters… Read more »

clock September 26, 2019 comments No Comments flowchart Our BlogOur Community tag

Fall is here and that means plenty of fresh, delicious apples. With so many orchards, it can be hard to choose. Here are some of Rhode Island’s favorite apple picking spots, but there’s so many we couldn’t possibly include them all here. Try one, or try them all, but enjoy! Cranston Pippin Orchard This orchard… Read more »

clock September 24, 2019 comments No Comments flowchart Our BlogOur Community tag Charity Involvement

In August, our Casual Fridays benefitted Adoption RI. We raised $100 and the company matched it for a total donation of $200. Our staff member Christina DeRita suggested the cause as her cousin Alex DeRita works for Adoption RI. Both understand how vital the work is for Rhode Island’s children and anxious and hopeful prospective… Read more »

clock September 5, 2019 comments No Comments flowchart Flood InsuranceHomeowners InsuranceOur Blog tag

According to FEMA, “everyone lives in a flood zone–it’s just a question of whether you live in a low, moderate, or high risk area.” According to Floodsmart.gov, more than 20 percent of flood claims come from properties outside high-risk flood zones. So what are flood ones and why do they matter? Flood Zone Definition Flood… Read more »

clock September 3, 2019 comments No Comments flowchart Family & Home CareOur Blog tag

The time’s arrived and your young adult is off to college. It’s definitely worth celebrating, but if you’re like most parents there’s a bit of worry mixed into the equation too. Don’t fret! Follow this checklist so you and your son or daughter is well-prepared for their new life adventure. Financial Helping your student manage… Read more »

clock August 29, 2019 comments No Comments flowchart Automobile InsuranceOur Blog tag Holidays

Even though the Fall is still a couple of weeks away, summer vacation is over and kids usually return to school in September. Labor Day weekend is the last hurrah before things get back to normal. However, this holiday is about more than the unofficial end of summer. It Honors Workers This public holiday celebrated… Read more »

clock August 27, 2019 comments No Comments flowchart Our BlogOur Community tag

Rhode Island loves music and luckily we have many great music venues around the state for live performances. Check out a few of these favorites and enjoy some of the best performers the area offers. Cranston The Park Theatre 848 Park Ave The historic Park Theatre is Cranston’s go-to venue for concerts and special events…. Read more »

clock August 22, 2019 comments No Comments flowchart Family & Home CareOur Blog tag

Many families consider bringing their parents into their home once they age. Often times it is because they love their parents and want to care for them. As well, sharing your home with your parents can make sound economic sense. If you’re thinking of making room for mom and dad, consider these items so you… Read more »