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    Preparing Your Home and Household for a Power Outage

    Posted by Michelle Galvez on Jul 30, 2019 12:38:00 PM

    In response to the increase of devastating wildfires in California over the last two years, PG&E has committed to boosting its Community Wildfire Safety Program. That includes Public Safety Power Shutoff events. On days when fire danger is high, PG&E will preventatively cut electricity to customers, leaving them without power until the threat has subsided. 

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    Topics: home maintenance, preventative care, safety

    Living in Earthquake Country: Getting Your Home Ready for the Next One

    Posted by Michelle Galvez on Jul 24, 2019 11:03:48 AM

    California is no stranger to earthquakes, but it seems we've been rocking and rolling more and more over the past several months. We don’t know when the next one will hit or how bad it will be, which is why it’s important to be prepared. And the best place to start is at home. So here are a few steps to help get you and your household properly prepared.

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    Topics: home maintenance, preventative care, home improvement

    Home Maintenance Insight and Advice from a AAA House Manager

    Posted by Michelle Galvez on Jul 18, 2019 2:21:00 PM

    When it comes to home maintenance issues and prevention, there are no experts quite like our AAA House Managers. They’ve seen it all and fixed it all. We’ve been curious to know about the most common problems homeowners are facing and the possible pitfalls that can be avoided. So we sat down with one of our most experienced House Managers, Matthew, to ask him about what he's seeing out in the field and what advice he’d like us to pass along to you.

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    Topics: home maintenance, preventative care, home improvement

    Fireproofing 101: 7 Top Home Safety Tips

    Posted by Ed Yevelev on Jun 25, 2019 3:03:00 PM

    The National Fire Prevention Association estimates that seven people die each day in home fires across the U.S. According to the American Red Cross, house fires cause more than $7 billion a year in property damage. A fire can happen any time, but the House Manager team believes chance favors the prepared homeowner

    So, here are seven steps you can take to minimize the risk of fire in your home.

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    Topics: home maintenance, preventative care

    9 Ways to Make Your Home Sparkle This Summer

    Posted by Lauren Parker on Jun 12, 2019 5:05:00 PM

    Summer is starting soon and you won’t be the only one who’s happy to see it arrive. Your home will be, too. Cold, rainy winter weather takes its toll on our homes. Fortunately, shaking off the winter doldrums and whipping our homes into shape is both easy to do and won’t break the bank.

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    Topics: home maintenance, preventative care, home decor

    Infographic: 7 Habits of Smart Homeowners

    Posted by Lauren Parker on Jan 14, 2019 3:04:07 PM

    For many of us, our homes are more than the place we lay our heads and raise our families. They’re also the single largest investment we’ll ever make. Proper home maintenance is one great way to protect that investment. Here are 7 habits homeowners should get into in order to safeguard their homes and maximize their investments.

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    Topics: home maintenance, preventative care, sustainable home ownership

    7 Habits of Smart Homeowners: Protect Your Family & Your Home

    Posted by Lauren Parker on Jan 14, 2019 3:03:30 PM

    For many of us, our homes are more than the place we lay our heads and raise our families. They’re also the single largest investment we’ll ever make. Proper home maintenance is one great way to protect that investment. Here are 7 habits homeowners should get into in order to safeguard their homes and maximize their investments.

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    Topics: home maintenance, preventative care, sustainable home ownership, smart homes

     

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