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Category Archives: Safety Tips

23rdAugust
Back to School Advice

        Every fall, college students head back to campus and the things that travel with them get more sophisticated. It’s important to understand the limits of your property coverage that will follow your student to college, whether … Continue reading

30thJuly
Protect Your Home While On Vacation

We recommend taking the following preventative measures to keep your home and personal belongings safe: Keep your home well-lit. Mount exterior lights in your yard or on your house so that they are out of reach of would-be burglars. Put … Continue reading

8thJuly
Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Summer is well underway, and with the warm weather comes fun in swimming pools! Before you allow children and families to swim in the pool in your backyard, please take these pool safety tips into consideration. General Pool Safety Enclose … Continue reading

1stJuly
Summer Fun!

It’s summer! That means it’s time to break out your boat, jet ski, RV, and ATV, and head up to the mountains or the lake and have some fun!! Before the fun starts though, you should make sure that you … Continue reading

24thNovember
Holiday Decorating Safety Tips!

Now that Thanksgiving is over, many people are already thinking about their Christmas decorating! We know that decorating for Christmas is fun and festive; but before you climb on the roof to string your lights, remember that about 12,500 injuries … Continue reading

21stNovember
When Water Goes Where It Shouldn’t

Even a small leak can become a major problem, so knowing what you’re covered for and how to prevent water damage are equally important.  The below tips should help uncover any potential water problems down the road and keep your … Continue reading

18thNovember
Winter Storms Ahead – Are You Ready?

We admit it: As insurance pros, our picture of winter isn’t exactly cozy. Winter storms mean traffic snarls, hillsides turning to sheets of ice, and cars sliding around like hockey pucks. Cold temperatures can cause pipes to burst, frost swells … Continue reading

18thOctober
The Importance of Renter’s Insurance

    If you live in a rental home or apartment, chances are you don’t have the proper insurance. Despite the fact that rented homes are more likely to be burglarized than owner-occupied properties, nearly 60 percent of renters don’t … Continue reading

4thOctober
What To Do After a Car Accident

The scene of a car accident can be scary and stressful, but if you know exactly what to do the whole process can go a lot more smoothly. Here are a few things to keep in mind: – If you … Continue reading

23rdAugust
Sports Safety

7 Tips to Help Keep Student Athletes Safe   Your Bay Area household may be one of the millions this fall in which student athletes are dreaming of victory on their school playing fields. Of course, we here at Gene … Continue reading