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Home Security Tips

Everyone wants to keep their home safe from burglars or intruders, but not everyone wants to have an alarm system installed. There are plenty of people who prefer the do-it-yourself route, whether it's home improvement...

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A Little Extra Caution Can Go a Long Way While Driving at Night

You might think you drive just as well at night, but consider this: Even though nighttime driving accounts for just 23% of vehicle miles traveled, more than 50% of fatalities for vehicle occupants 16 and older occur...

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Keep Water from Going Where it Shouldn't

One of the most disheartening experiences is to find flooding or extreme water damage to your treasured home. At CW Rea, we know you want to protect what's important. That's why we're offering these tips to help you...

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Five Sure-Fire Ways to Get Your Car Stolen

Most people would say their car is one of the most valuable assets they own - if not the most valuable. Despite that, however, some people make it downright easy for thieves to drive off in their pride and joy. At CW...

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Protect Your Family From the "Silent Killer"

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, invisible gas that results when certain fuels do not burn completely. And it can be deadly. That's why it's important to know how to prevent it, detect it, and protect yourself...

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Make Sure Your Pets Travel Well for the Holidays

The holiday season is here - time to eat good food and join together with loved ones. If you are gearing up to travel and have pets at home, you're probably considering their holiday options: perhaps a dog sitter, cat...

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The Weather Outside? Frightful.

And a (managed, intentional, well-controlled, safe) fire would be delightful, but many of us need to be out and about regardless of what falls from the sky so remember this as the sleet and ice descend: Allow extra time....

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A Thought for General Contractors

A recent article in Risk & Insurance Magazine highlighted various insurance carriers' approach to recouping losses from catastrophe, and that made me think about errors & ommissions coverage for general...

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Time to talk about your wind/hail deductible.

The entire Midwest experienced high wind this weekend, and today our thoughts are with those who suffered through tornadoes. That said, we've met homeowners who don't know the difference between a percentage and flat...

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First Snow!

The weather forecast calls for the possibility of snow tonight, so we thought we'd remind you when you're driving tonight to be careful, slow down, and check to see if your auto policy has roadside assistance coverage --...

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