Tips & Tricks

Property Insurance Considerations

Did You Know?

According to the Los Angeles Times, it may cost as much as 30 percent more to rebuild parts of a home than to completely build a new one from scratch.  Demolition and removal of damaged property are pricey, limiting what a homeowner can do when rebuilding only parts of a home.

Five Steps for Controlling Workers' Compensation Costs

If your facility is dealing with rising workers' compensation costs as a result of workplace accidents, it's time to take a new approach to safety.  The key to spending fewer dollars on workers' compensation is more than just stopping a few accidents; it requires a comprehensive safety program designed to continuously improve.  A safety program that is compliant with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards can yield significant savings by reducing injuries and illnesses

Business Continuity Planning: Mitigate Unexpected Retail Risks

Risk management often means expecting and planning for the unexpected.  In order to maintain the safety of the employees and customers and ensure the viability of your business, you need to prepare for unforeseen disasters.  These risk may include criminal activity, natural disasters or terrorist acts.  Any one of these threats could be serious enough to devastate  your business, but if you have readiness plans in place you can work to minimize their impact.

Remodeling Your Home

You've hired a reputable builder, collected paint swatches and selected the siding and now you're finally ready to start that long-awaited remodeling project.  Contact us today: 800-860-1060.

What Protection Does It Offer?

Whether your addition budget is large or small, you are adding both the value of your home and your exposure to risk.  To ensure that your project goes smoothly and that you have the coverage you need, here's what you need to know.

Liabilities of Renting Your Home

Protecting Your Personal Property

You may be considering renting out your home for extra income while you're away for an extended period of time.  Though this seems like an ideal solution for families with extra room to spare, it can pose liabilities.  Take the following considerations to heart in order to protect your home.

Get Active to Improve Your Health

Did you know that exercising regularly could help you fight off chronic conditions and diseases?  Exercise can help control your blood pressure, blood sugar and weight, raise your "good" cholesterol, and prevent diseases such as colorectal cancer, heart disease and Type 2 diabetes.  If you're ready to get active, keep the following tips in mind:

4 Screenings for Men's Health

Preventative care, including regular doctor visits, is important for everyone.  There are certain tests and screenings that are specific to men and their needs.  Consider incorporating these four screenings, tests and exams into your life to promote good health and prevent the onset of certain conditions.

4 Screenings for Women's Health

Preventative care, including regular doctor visits, is important for everyone.  There are certain tests and screenings that are specific to women and their needs.  Consider incorporating these four screenings, tests and exams into your life to promote good health and prevent the onset of certain conditions.

Stay Away from Fad Diets

Fad diets have been around for decades.  New ones surface regularly while some older weight-loss solutions fall in and out of popularity.  Popularized by the promise of quick and dramatic weight-loss results, fad diets need to be fully researched before trying.  Generally, diets or diet products can be considered a fad if they fit any of the following criteria: