Holiday Hazards: Is Your Home Safe for Guests?

Here come the holidays! Accidents happen, but you can take steps to make your home safe for guests and keep things merry and bright.

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Safety First (Then, Shish Kebabs)

Did you know nearly 9,000 home fires a year are started by grilling? As cookout season heats up, Dowd offers measures for helping to keep your home, guests and family safe.

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Reducing your risk of homeowner insurance hazards in fall and winter

An ounce of prevention may prevent a pound of headaches As the weather turns cooler—and in New England, downright cold—we spend more time in our homes, and the risk for some types of potentially catastrophic home damage increases. The two most common type of seasonal loss reported by homeowners in the fall and winter months are water and fire damage.

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