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The Necessity of Fire Risk Assessments in Austin Businesses

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In your Austin business, it’s important to have procedures in place for fire safety and evacuation. It’s also important to ensure that your business insurance is kept up-to-date in case of fire or other perils, and to conduct regular risk assessments to identify fire hazards and reduce your risk of loss and damage. Fire hazards … More

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Commercial Building Tornado Protection in Austin

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As a commercial operator in Austin, you might wish to consider integrating increased tornado-resistance into your building. To do so might not only help save lives and property, it may also reduce the need for filing business insurance claims. According to the Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS), taller commercial structures are less likely … More

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Tips for Saving Money on Your Home

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As a homeowner in Austin, you will no doubt be aware of how expensive owning a home can be. There is the mortgage, the running costs, utilities and water, maintenance, and insurance to pay for. However, armed with a few tips, you may be able to save money in a number of ways. Saving on … More

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Property Insurance and Smoking

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Are you a smoker? Are you aware that smokers may have to pay more for homeowners insurance than non-smokers? This may be because, according to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), smoking is the leading cause of house fire-related deaths in the US, including in major cities such as Austin. The NFPA estimates that smoldering … More

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Use Summer Down-Time to Plan Ahead

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The summer months may be a quieter time in your Austin business. However, you could make good use of this period. Why not take time to review risks as well as growth strategies? Good risk management could help minimize the chances of having to claim on your business insurance. One risk that some business owners … More

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Developing Customer Loyalty: Just as important as Business Insurance

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Instilling customer loyalty is important to Austin small business owners, and it sure helps to pay for business insurance and other essentials. You may be fortunate to make great sales, but customer loyalty is often what gets small businesses through tough economic times. Loyal customers come back repeatedly and provide strong financial support as well … More

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Help, My House Is Flooded!

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Broken pipes, storm damage, or overflowing rivers can cause flooding. Many people assume their homeowners insurance in Austin covers floods, but a home policy only covers some types of water damage. So to be adequately covered, you need additional flood insurance. If you ever do find yourself in your home standing in two feet of … More

Tips for Opening a Cookware Supply Store in Austin

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Start out your dream of a cookware supply store by making a business plan. A business plan will not only show what your business offers, but where you expect it to go in the future. Define lists of products or services the business will offer, and where you might get financing. You can even include … More

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Saving on Energy and Insurance Costs around the Home

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With the rising price of gasoline these days, people are searching for additional methods for saving money elsewhere. Home energy bills always seem high. This is one area you can monitor and save in. You might also be able to save on your homeowners insurance in Austin. Here are a few tips for saving on … More

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Attracting New Employees to Your Small Business

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Small employers are learning how competitive the job market can be when hiring new employees. To keep your business goals on target and allow for new growth, your business needs fresh ideas, skilled workers, and a devoted team. Just as you update your Austin business insurance to ensure adequate coverage, you should have a plan … More

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