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10 fireworks safety tips for the 4th of July (or any time of the year)

June 30, 2017

The Fourth of July is here, and with it, lots and lots of fireworks. You might be thinking about putting on a display to celebrate Independence Day. Yes, fireworks are part of the Fourth of July deal, but they’re also very dangerous. It’s important not to underestimate the damage that they can do. According to … Read more

Part Two – How to choose a tree removal company in Atlanta

June 28, 2017

Every spring, you might have tree cutters drive through your neighborhood. A guy might jump out and point out dead trees and then offer a good deal to take them down right away. You might wonder how they can afford to do it so cheaply. In Part Two of our article on how to choose … Read more

Part One – How to choose a tree removal company in Atlanta

June 26, 2017

Millions of dollars are spent every year in repairing homes that are damaged by trees after storms or heavy rains. Dead or rotting trees are dangerous because they can fall and seriously injure or even kill someone. Georgia’s got a lot of trees, and many Georgians have a dangerous tree in their yard right now. … Read more

Your credit score has an effect on your home insurance rates.

Can a drop in your credit score hurt your home insurance rates?

June 23, 2017

  Everyone knows that filing claims can cause your homeowner rates to go up. But the latest news shows that your bill paying habits (and your credit score) could work against you too. You probably know that your credit score can affect your mortgage rates, right? The better your credit score, the better the mortgage … Read more

It's important to choose the right landscaping company to work on your lawn.

Part Two – How to choose a landscaping company in Atlanta

June 21, 2017

Avoid landscaping contractors that cut corners instead of grass If you’re ready to create your backyard oasis let’s dig right into today’s article about choosing a landscaping company! In Part One of this series, we shared the benefits of hiring a horticulturist to do your landscaping. We also talked about the importance of finding someone … Read more

Part One – How to choose a landscaping company in Atlanta

June 19, 2017

If you’re looking to choose a landscaping company to turn your yard into your own personal Garden of Eden, then you’ll enjoy today’s article! We interviewed Brooks Hutcheson of Hutcheson Horticultural in Woodstock, GA for this two-part article. He’s going to share lots of great tips to help you find the ideal landscaping company.   … Read more

You might decide to hire a contractor to do your valet parking.

What are the risks of offering valet parking for your restaurant?

June 16, 2017

Atlanta is a car city, there’s no denying it. There are always lots of vehicles on the road, and that means that there are a lot of people in need of parking. To solve this problem for the customers who will visit your restaurant, you might be thinking about offering valet parking services. It makes … Read more

Part Two – How to choose a water damage restoration contractor in Atlanta

June 14, 2017

The alarm clock rings and you jump out of bed…onto a slushy rug and wet slippers. Yikes! Talk about water damage! In the first part of this article on how to find the best Atlanta water damage restoration contractor to work with, we discussed why you want to work with an IICRC company. We also … Read more

Part One – How to choose a water damage restoration contractor in Atlanta

June 12, 2017

4 things you need to know before selecting an Atlanta water damage repair expert Just suppose you got back from vacation and found three inches of water in your home. What would you do first? Hopefully, you’d call your trusted home insurance agent! But what would you do next? Would you use a Yellow Pages … Read more

8 tips for what to do if there’s a power outage

June 9, 2017

Living near Atlanta, we’re lucky that we’re not faced with too many natural disasters. We get the odd tornado warning (and actual tornado – remember 2008?) and sometimes some ice during the winter, but we typically don’t get hit by hurricanes, mudslides, wildfires, and the like. But even so, we’re not immune to power outages. … Read more

Part Two – How to choose an irrigation company to install a sprinkler system

June 7, 2017

Imagine if you spent a good amount of your hard-earned money on a sprinkler system…only to find out that it doesn’t work. It doesn’t water your lawn the way it’s supposed to. In Part One of this article, we talked about why it’s important to find a company that communicates well with their clients. We … Read more

How to choose a contractor to pressure wash your driveway

June 6, 2017

If you’re tired of the dirty mold, mildew, and oil stains on your driveway, then listen closely… For this article, we interviewed Jared Harris of Blue Monkey Pressure Washing to get his tips for how to choose someone to pressure wash your driveway. We talked about: How dangerous a pressure washer can be in the … Read more

Part One – How to choose an irrigation company to install a sprinkler system

June 5, 2017

If you’re looking for the right irrigation company to install a sprinkler system so that your lawn is the object of your neighbors’ envy, read on! In this interview, we caught up with Phil Sarros of Sarros Landscaping in Cumming, Georgia. He shared some of the common mistakes homeowners make when choosing a company to … Read more

Rodney Cook Sr. Park project underway in Atlanta’s Vine City

June 2, 2017

Who doesn’t love a nice, peaceful day at the park? Fresh air, birds chirping, greenness everywhere. Well, my friends, if you’re a park-lover, you’re in luck! The city recently broke ground for a new park in the Vine City area. Rodney Cook Sr. Park is due to open late this year or early next year. … Read more

6 things you need to know about taking a home inventory (and why you should take one)

May 31, 2017

While taking a home inventory might seem like a tedious, slightly soul-sucking task that’s going to take forever, it’s extremely important when it comes to your home insurance. A home inventory is pretty much a list of the items in each room in your house, along with the estimated cost of each item. Taking a … Read more