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Fall Home Maintenance Tips

While spring is a common time for many homeowners to spend some extra attention on upkeep and maintenance, autumn is just as critical a season for preparing your home to withstand the potentially harsh winter weather and temperature conditions that may await you. By making maintenance part of your annual

Golf Carts, Jet Skis, and Scooters, Oh My!

Ah, summertime. Time to kick back and head to the beach. There are all sorts of temptations while on vacation; cold drinks, rare steaks, and all manner of transportation. It seems that wherever you go these days, you can rent almost anything; scooters, bikes, boats, and my new favorites… jet

Spring Home Maintenance

The milder days of spring are a perfect time to do a thorough spring cleaning and perform home maintenance. After a long winter, it is a good idea to spend time on preventive measures to help maintain your home and property throughout the year. Tasks such as cleaning out your

Space Heater Safety

Portable electric space heaters can be a convenient source of supplemental heat for your home in cold weather. Unfortunately, they can pose significant fire and electric shock hazards if not used properly. Fire and electrical hazards can be caused by space heaters without adequate safety features, space heaters placed near

Fall Housekeeping

School has started. That can only mean one thing. Winter is on its way. In preparation for the cold weather, we would like to suggest the following checklist to make sure that you and your house are ready for the change of seasons. Outside: Monitor the falling leaves to make

Water My Coverage Options?

We have certainly dealt with our fair share of rain this summer. Long range forecasts predict continued bad weather on top of the torrential rains we have experienced.  Frees Insurance wants to make you aware of a potential gap in coverage on your home insurance policy. While your policy provides

Home Winterization

There is no doubt that the past few winters have been nothing short of a freezing, grey, and snowy mess. This coming winter is predicted to be cold and snowy. That’s why this winter, like every winter, it’s important to remember to be prepared not only with hats and gloves,

Hurricanes and Floods

It is almost the middle of October, and the Hurricane Season does not end until next Month. We have had the most active hurricane season since 2005 with 4 hurricanes hitting the mainland of the US. What does all of this mean for the insurance buying public? It means it

Thunderstorm Preparedness

This has certainly been a tempestuous weather month. Super-hot. Thunderstorms containing torrential downpours and crazy lightning. According to the National Weather Service severe thunderstorms can contains winds in excess of 58 MPG and large hail. Is there any way to deal with one of Mother Nature’s most severe outburst of

Road Trip Preparedness

The best part about going on vacation in your car? No TSA. No delayed flights. No airline food. (I think the stuff you buy is worse than what they used to give you.) Traveling by car does have its own challenges. Getting ready for the trip can make all of

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