TAKE CARE OF YOUR TIRES: IT’S ABOUT SAFETY AND SAVINGS If you care about your safety, and about saving money, it’s important to understand how tires affect your vehicle’s performance. Stay safe by taking care of your tires Poor tire maintenance—not having enough air in your tires and failing to rotate your tires, among other maintenance … More Do you have a Grip? Tire Safety
Spring is here and is the ideal time to inspect in and around your home for any safety hazards! Here are 10 maintenance areas to consider this spring. 1. Clean gutters and check for leaks. Clean out any leaves or debris that may have accumulated in the gutters. Check to make sure the downspout directs water … More March Maintenance
There isn’t anything quite like a random act of kindness. If you are having a bad day a small kind gesture from a stranger has the ability to start a chain of positive events, whether you are receiving or giving. Here are 10 easy examples of random acts of kindness to brighten a day. 1. … More 10 Ways to Pay it Forward
Many of us have had the hectic experience – after a long day at work, followed by rushing kids around to various practices, then making errands or cooking dinner (if not all the above) – that when you finally get to lay your head down to sleep it comes flying off your pillow because you remember that … More Who are your really making payments to?
Winter is around the corner! Now is the perfect time to sweep chimneys, inspection and make sure your coolant mixture and batteries in your vehicle are right, but don’t forget the boat! Thanks for Winsel Boats in Valdosta we have your winter storage procedure here! Winter Storage on Outboard motors: Check oil reservoir and fill … More Checklist for Storing your Boat this Winter
The victims of any natural disaster unfortunately often become victims of scam artists who profit from the misery of others. If someone selling generators off of a truck on the corner they may have stolen them, or they may be inoperable. At the same, if someone is driving through a neighborhood offering to patch roofs … More Beware! Look Out for After Storm Scams and Fly-By-Night Contractors!
October is a busy time of the year. It prompts prepping for winter around the home as well as your vehicle, cooler weather, harvests and more tractors on the roadways, the Georgia National Fair, Halloween and more. It’s also a start to a season when drivers are more likely to hit deer that run into the … More Don’t Get Stuck Due to the Rut
One of the biggest dangers from thunderstorms is flying debris caused by high winds that can damage buildings and endanger people. Take a look around your home or business and make these improvements to reduce your risk: Replace gravel/rock landscaping materials and walkways with a softer material, such as mulch or dirt. During particularly strong … More Summer storms can cause major damage!
Here is a direct and informitive article from the International Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) about washing machine water damage! The failure of a water supply hose is the primary cause of loss. Conduct monthly inspections of the hot and cold washing machine supply lines: Look for signs the supply hose may be … More IBHS Recommendations for Reducing Washing Machine-Related Water Damage