November 2014 - Udell Family Insurance

Prevent Break-Ins With These Simple Security Tips

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Having your home broken into and having items stolen can be very upsetting, but there are easy ways to make your home less of a target for thieves. Make your home or apartment less appealing to thieves by keeping in mind these simple tips.

Invest in a good door and avoid doors with glass panes because they can present security problems.

Install deadbolts on all exterior doors.

Secure windows and sliding patio doors with locks made specifically for them.

Make sure the outside of your house has sufficient lighting which will deter burglars.

Do not open the door for strangers […]

Safety Tips For A Safe Thanksgiving Holiday

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Thanksgiving is about family, food, and being thankful, but it should also be about safety. Thanksgiving is one of most common days for fires and other mishaps because of the amount of cooking that is being done and the amount of people gathering on this day. Here are some easy safety tips to make sure you and your Thanksgiving guests have a safe holiday celebration.

General Safety:

Do not leave candles unattended or leave children alone with candles or matches.

Make sure your smoke detectors are working by testing them and putting in new batteries if they need […]

Protect Your Commercial Vehicle With These Preventative Measures

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While your vehicle’s manufacturer will usually recommend or dictate the maintenance type and schedule for commercial vehicles, there are ways you can take protecting your commercial or company car into your own hands. Taking preventative measures can be a good way to keep the vehicles you use well-tuned and running properly. Here are some easy preventative measures that you can take.

Ensure the floor of the car is free of obstructions like tools or other loose items.

Regularly inspect seat belts to make sure they are in good shape.

Make sure all instruments, heaters, defrosters, and windshield wipers […]