Trees Need Health Checkups Too

uprooted tree

Keep your home safe from falling trees   You try to eat right, workout, and maintain a healthy lifestyle.  But have you thought much about the health of your trees?  Summer in Arizona brings an increased risk of storms, high winds, microbursts, and wildfires.  In addition to harsh weather, infestation and disease can easily damage… [Read More]

Winterizing Your Home and Car


Handy tips for any climate. Article adapted from Even in a desert climate, winter temperatures can sometimes drop below freezing. If you aren’t prepared, an unexpected cold snap can play havoc with your plumbing and vehicles, and could be disastrous if you’re out of town when icy weather blows in. Additionally, many desert dwellers… [Read More]

Insurance for Teen Drivers

teenage driver

Part 1: What every parent should know   Ask any parent of a 16-year-old, and they’ll likely tell you that having a teen driver is a mixed blessing. It’s great that your kid can finally drive herself to soccer practice, and pick up a loaf of bread on the way home. But it’s also a… [Read More]

Wildfire Proof Your Home


Protect your property and keep your family safe   Wildfire season is here. As of June 15, there were 19 active fires in Arizona alone. Though the threat of wildfires is greater in the western part of the country, they pose a threat in every state. According to the National Interagency Fire Center, over 70,000… [Read More]

Evacuation Plans

family evacuation plan

Preparing your family for fire, flood or other disaster   Evacuations are more common than many people realize. Fires and floods are the most frequent causes of evacuations in the United States, and almost every year, people along coastlines evacuate as hurricanes approach. In addition, transportation and industrial accidents release harmful substances hundreds of times a… [Read More]

Keep your home safe while you travel

keep your home safe when you travel

  Summer is here! For most of us, that means vacation time. Leaving your house empty for days or weeks at a time can pose some risks. Use our handy checklist to keep your home safe when you travel.