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Holiday home decorating safety tips

‘Tis the season for festive decorating in neighborhoods all across Austin! Households will be stringing up lights, decorating trees and lighting candles. However you choose to decorate your Austin home, make sure you’re taking precautions to avoid any fire or electrical hazards. Below, we have laid out some basic, but important, holiday decorating safety tips. […]

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Neighborhood Watch programs keep Austin neighborhoods safe

Does your neighborhood have a Neighborhood Watch program? Crime prevention is a priority for many communities, as demonstrated earlier this month during Austin’s National Night Out event. It’s likely that many of the neighborhoods who participated in the event have crime prevention programs like a Neighborhood Watch, or perhaps formed one during the citywide event. […]

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Protect your roof from the elements

Your roof is arguably the most important part of your home. With the winter months quickly approaching, it’s important to make sure your roof is in good condition. Cold weather can cause serious damage to your home if your roof isn’t properly prepared. Below, we’ve provided a few tips for maximizing your roof’s performance. Inspect […]

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Central Texas wildfires impact Austin area residents

Drawing national attention, Central Texas continues to battle a relentless outbreak of wildfires, including the Bastrop County fire, which has already consumed more homes than any single fire in Texas history. Residents living in Bastrop, Leander, the Steiner Ranch community and many other areas across Central Texas have been affected, with at least 34,000 acres of […]

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Natural Disaster Preparation

Austin is occasionally hit with severe thunderstorms that can create ideal conditions for tornadoes and flooding. While you can’t stop Mother Nature, it’s important to develop a plan to keep you and your family safe in the event that a natural disaster hits your neighborhood. Regardless of the disaster you’re preparing for, you’ll want to […]

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