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7 Tips to Help You Handle Rainy Days Behind the Wheel

Posted on Friday, June 10, 2016 by Chuck Lowe

At some point, every driver in New England has to deal with rainy weather. But, many don’t know what to do, so they just drive as they normally would.

However, with slick roads, flooded streets and reduced visibility, that can be a recipe for disaster. So instead, follow these simple tips for safer rainy day travels.

Stay visible. Turn on your headlights so you can see — and … Read More »

Seasonal Tips: What to do if Stranded in a Vehicle in Winter

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2016 by Chuck Lowe

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What You Need in an Emergency Kit

Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 by Chuck Lowe

You never know when a natural disaster is going to hit Rhode Island— or even just a big storm that knocks out the power for a few days.

 

That’s why having an emergency kit for you and your family is so important. It’s not hard to put one together, yet there are still many households that would be completely unprepared if they had to evacuate their home for a few … Read More »

Spring cleaning tips from Builders Insurance Group

Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Chuck Lowe

Of course, because spring is a time for new beginnings, cleaning and organization around the house are very popular this time of year. If you’re ready to tackle that monumental chore, read on for some helpful information. (And if you’re so tidy and organized throughout the year that spring cleaning isn’t a big chore for you, well, keep that to yourself! Unless you want your … Read More »

Join us at the 65th Annual RI Home Show!

Posted on Friday, February 27, 2015 by Chuck Lowe

Please come visit us at the 65th Annual RI Home Show held March 5-8, 2015 at the Rhode Island Convention Center, we’ll be at Booth 1502.

To learn more about this excellent event go to www.ribahomeshow.com.  Don’t miss it!

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Protect Your Home Against Ice Dams

Posted on Friday, February 20, 2015 by Chuck Lowe

Ice dams can cause serious damage. Protect your home from the risks associated with ice dams using these tips. http://travl.rs/194M4sc

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Winter Storms, Freezing and Icy Conditions. Learn How to Be Prepared for Winter Weather

Posted on Friday, January 9, 2015 by Chuck Lowe

Winter weather brings along with it a number of risks. Winter storms bring wind, snow and icy conditions that can damage your home and auto. Cold can cause pipes to burst, frost swells and other damage. Heating your home with fireplaces and holiday lighting can both increase the risk of fire.

Winter Preparation Tips

Winter-proof your car with good snow tires or chains, new wiper blades, … Read More »

RIBA Launches Insurance Agency

Posted on Monday, December 8, 2014 by Chuck Lowe

From the December 2014 Issue of The Rhode Island Builder Report: RIBA launches insurance agency.

Full-service Builders Insurance Group offers all the plans contractors need, including health, liability, workers’ compensation, homeowners, motor vehicle insurance and more. The idea: Provide residential contractors with a full-service, added-value alternative for their specific insurance … Read More »

Holiday Safety Tips for Rhode Island Pets

Posted on Monday, December 8, 2014 by Chuck Lowe

The holidays have arrived in Rhode Island! For those with one or more four-legged friends in the house, it’s time to go over some safety tips. After all, you want all of your family members to enjoy the festivities – even the furry ones.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, which operates the 24-hour Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435, takes calls year round … Read More »

Great Turnout at the RI Builders Association Home Show

Posted on Friday, April 4, 2014 by Chuck Lowe

Another great turnout at the RI Builders Association home show! Attendance was up yesterday 28% over last year! Thanks to everyone who came to our booth to inquire about us, it was great to meet (and hopefully help) all of you!

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