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  1. Inspect Your Deck

    by pmartin

    Category: Home Insurance

      As the weather warms up, relaxing on an outdoor deck can be a great way to spend time with friends and family. However, the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors estimates that only 40 percent of the 45 million decks in North America are safe. Use these tips to inspect your deck and keep […]

  2. When Jewelry Disappears

    by pmartin

    The following story is from an actual insurance claim: It was early November in Colorado and the heavy snow had made the parking lot icy and snow packed. Sarah was leaving her office for the day and while walking to her car, she slipped on the icy curb and fell.  As she got up, she wiped […]

  3. Ensuring Protection Throughout the Holidays

    by pmartin

    Category: Home InsuranceOur Blog

    During the holidays, you may be vacationing, hosting gatherings at your home or receiving valuable gifts. To ensure that you remain properly protected, here are holiday-related tips to consider: Home entertaining Common risks: • Hosting events at home increases the potential for accidents that can lead to personal liability lawsuits. Examples include guests slipping on […]

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  4. Warm up without worry

    by pmartin

    Category: Home InsuranceOur Blog

    Each year there are thousands of residential fires caused by fireplaces, chimneys and chimney connectors associated with heating systems. These fires result in injuries, or even deaths, as well as millions of dollars in property damage. Colder weather means more people are cozying up in front of their fireplaces. Here are some recommendations to help […]

  5. New Homeowners Insurance Law In Colorado Starts in 2014

    Over the past few years Colorado has seen numerous catastrophic wildfires that brought to light a very uncomforatble truth. Most Coloradoans do not keep their homeowners insurance policies up to date to provide adequate coverage in the event of total loss. In response to this issue, Colorado stepped up and passed the Homeowners Insurance Reform Act […]

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  6. The Best Insurance Against Auto Theft is to Lock Your Doors – Even In Aspen

    by pmartin

    Although most residents in the Aspen area moved here because of the “laid back” lifestyle and to get away from crime rates in larger cities, we must remember that we are not immune to crime. For the first 10 years I lived here I never locked my home or my car doors. Many Roaring Fork […]

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