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Keep your chimney clean and safe by choosing the right wood

Agent John Herrin and his son Hamp are enjoying the snowy weekend in Georgia. John loves heating with wood on winter days and they are sharing some of their tips for chimney safety in this video.

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Heating with Wood in Your Home

Do you take advantage of wood heat? We at Jack Bradley Agency want to remind you to be safe this winter if you burn wood within your home. Heating with wood can be one of the most efficient and enjoyable ways to...

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What's in your car while you are in the mall?

Think about what’s in your car while you are in the mall shopping for Christmas? Just a few extra precautions can keep your stuff safe while you are shopping during the holidays. Unload your car and remove anything that’...

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Why Today’s Homes Burn Faster

From building materials to furnishings, many of the things in your home likely aren’t as flame-resistant as those from yesteryear. A fire in a modern home is a “perfect storm,” according to safety consulting and...

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How to Lower Your Auto Insurance Bill

It’s easy to lower your insurance costs - especially if you have a great driving record, or don’t mind having higher deductibles. Who doesn’t want to pay less for car insurance? Billions of dollars are spent on ad...

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Do You Need Umbrella Insurance?

One of the most certain things in life is uncertainty. Your dog could bite the neighbor’s kid. Your teen driver could hit a cyclist. A guest could fall down your stairs. A rainy morning commute on worn-out tires could...

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Do you think your pet deserves the best care?

Simply put, "no one loves you like your pet", now you can love them back with Pet Insurance Your pet is your best friend and no one loves you like a best friend. Dogs and puppies wait anxiously for you to arrive home...

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Who wants to go to the dentist? Dental Insurance can ease the pain.

Dental Insurance can’t make a trip to the dentist office pain free. But Dental Insurance sure can make it less painful when it comes to hitting your purse or wallet. The number of requests that we have at Jack Bradley...

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Yes. I'd like to Report a Burglary: Someone Stole My Health Insurance

"Rules of the game" concerning buying an Individual or Family Health Insurance Policy Health Insurance rates have risen so drastically in the last few years. Also, the amount you have to pay on out of pocket before the...

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Notary Insurance is important. Are you protected?

Maybe it’s not the fault of the notary, but now there is a pending lawsuit. Mistakes happen even when notaries are doing their job correctly. A notary can be sued and pay excessive legal expenses just defending...

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Three Ways a Pool May Affect Your Homeowners Insurance

That oh-so-covetable experience of taking a dip in your very own pool? Millions of American households enjoy it, at least when the weather’s nice. With the summer heat ratcheting up, you may be coming down with a...

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We say YES to Insurance for these 17 Home Types

What if your home insurance requires specialization? As an independent agent we can insure homes that are outside the definition of the traditional owner occupied home. It's easy for us to say YES when you ask for...

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Who Invited Inflation to The Party??

In the Health World we have heard of things for years that are referred to as “Silent Killers”. By definition, these are things that may be slowly and or unexpectedly harming our health. Well, there appears to be a “...

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Easy to Forget Cleaning Projects

As a busy homeowner, it's easy to fall into the trap of pushing off tasks that maintain the long-term value of your home in favor of more pressing problems. That’s OK, to a point, as certain house-cleaning projects...

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Heavy Rain? Be on the Lookout for Heavy Damage

Your home protects you from the elements, but heavy rains can weaken that protection. With a little maintenance and a lot of vigilance, it’s not hard to stay safe and dry. Spring rainstorms are a fact of life in many...

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Want a Safer Home? Consider these Inexpensive Fixes

Home improvement: It’s a never-ending process for many people, and for those of us who aren’t necessarily handy, it can be a hassle, too. But there are plenty of simple maintenance tasks and other improvements you can...

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Help Your Dog Love Apartment Living

Apartment living can have many advantages: low maintenance, close to work and entertainment, and ease of changing residence. But, if you’re a dog owner, apartment living can present some difficulties. You probably won’t...

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Love Bites – Get Umbrella Coverage

In today’s economy, everyone is pinching pennies. So why worry about umbrella coverage? Shouldn’t a home and auto policy leave you adequately covered? Unfortunately, we live in a world of lawsuits. Large damages can be...

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8 THINGS TO ASK YOUR INSURANCE AGENT IF YOU ARE MOVING

It’s true, you have a lot on your “To Do” list if you are planning to move to a new home or to a new business location. We think it's important to ask your insurance agent these 8 questions. They can help you uncover...

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Teen Driving Safety

Talking to Your Teen About Safe Driving When teens begin to drive, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Safety Council, the sobering statistics start to pile up: Car...

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Car Shopping With Safety in Mind

You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars. Yet we’re still years away from living in a world where you can just tell your car where to go and then kick back and relax with a book or your phone. Even still,...

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7 Driving Habits That Are Bad for Your Car

No matter how safe you are behind the wheel, you’ve probably done things like: Shift into drive while the car is still rolling backward. Ride the brakes on steep hills. Roll into the gas station on empty. Guilty? If...

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