11
Feb

Be Prepared for an Unexpected Power Outage

Weather isn’t the only reason the power goes out in California. Being prepared in the event your home loses power can make a difference in safety and sanity. When nasty weather hits it can be easy to say, “it won’t affect me, our power never goes out!” But, being prepared in the event that you do lose power will save

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28
Jan

Mills Insurance Explains the Best Driving Strategies for Snow and Ice

Winter Weather Driving Tips It’s important for every driver to know how to drive in winter weather conditions. It can be challenging to drive in these conditions, but with the knowledge of the information below, you’ll know how to stay safe on the road. Be sure your car has plenty of antifreeze. You do not want to run out while

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14
Jan

Keeping a Home Inventory Checklist – Just in Case

Mills Insurance explains the importance of keeping a home inventory checklist just in case a disaster, theft or damage occurs in your California home. Two Ways to Construct a List For most of us, we won’t have to experience a disastrous home loss such as a flood, fire, earthquake or other disaster. That doesn’t mean any of us should be

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14
Dec

Exercise Diligence When Leaving an Online Review

Everyone today is connected in some way to social media. It can be by Facebook, Yelp, email or other internet outlets. When you write something, you leave your fingerprint for everyone to see. If you go to a restaurant, dentist, daycare or other business and have a bad experience, you might think of writing a bad review on the company’s

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4
Dec

Flood Insurance and Sewer Backup Insurance – Not the same thing.

Floods are the most devastating natural disaster in the United States each year causing billions in losses and displacing thousands. While flooding is a common concern for those near rivers and streams, all homes in the United States can be caught off-guard by floods. When it comes to flood insurance, it is important to understand what flood insurance is and

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18
Nov

Driving Emergencies – Do You Know How to Handle Them?

Would You Know What To Do In the Event You Have a Driving Emergency Driving hazards present themselves daily and can occur year-round in every state. But, would you know what to do in the event a driving hazard presented itself? Wildlife: Hitting a deer in the roadway can be a traumatic experience, but it could also be deadly. The

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6
Nov

Understanding Renters Insurance

Renters Insurance Policies Help Protect More Than Just Your Personal Items If you’re like 2 out of every 3 renters who rent a home, apartment or other dwelling, you don’t carry a renters insurance policy. The reason for not carrying renters insurance varies, but it is important to understand that your landlord is not responsible for your personal belongings if

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23
Oct

5 Things to Discuss with Your Teen Driver

How to Keep Your Teen Safe on the Road   Mills Insurance Services discusses five safety rules by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to keep teens safe while driving in Los Alamitos, CA. This week represents National Teen Driver Safety Week. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the leading cause of death of teenagers from 15-19 years old

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10
Oct

Protecting your Home or Condo from Mold

Review these key tips to prevent a mold problem in your home Every home in the US is vulnerable to mold damage and now that we’re coming into the cooler winter months, mold can thrive. Mold really needs one thing to grow: moisture. Protect your home from mold by identifying and eliminating sources of moisture. Moisture can enter your home

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25
Sep

How to Put Together an At-Home Emergency Kit

Be Prepared with a Custom-Built Supplies Kit if Disaster Strikes in California Fall is a great time to consider disaster preparedness and to take a look at your family’s emergency kit. While disasters can happen anywhere, whether natural or man-made, it is important that your family be prepared. For many, the thought of having a disaster preparedness kit in their

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