HOA Insurance and Wildfires Issues

July 10, 2023    PrendivilleAgency.com    Education, Safety

In 1994, the damages from the Northridge Earthquake set off a major property insurance crisis that threatened the Insurance and Real Estate market while simultaneously decimating the pocketbooks of many California consumers. Today, we face an even bigger crisis, triggered by wildfires and other weather-related claims. How we got here, the dynamics at play and what the future might hold can help us in dealing with this crisis.

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HOA Safety: What To Do When Coyotes for a Visit

July 30, 2019    Homeowner Tips, Lifestyle, Safety

The beauty of living in Southern California is that we are surrounded by so much local, natural beauty. This also means we’re often visited by local wildlife, including coyotes.  Please take into consideration these tips when spotting coyotes and always take the utmost safest precaution.

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Spring Cleaning in Your Community

March 11, 2019    MARGO CRUMMACK, CCAM, PCAM | CO-FOUNDER, CO-PRINCIPAL, CEO    Homeowner Tips, Safety

With Spring just around the corner, your community manager has been busy taking a good hard look at the community common areas to make sure they are ready for everyone to come outside and enjoy!! A great way to ensure that the entire community is ready for summer is to have this topic on your Annual Calendar. Getting a head-start goes a long way in being prepared for the start of your community’s summer season. Here’s what we at Crummack Huseby look for…

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October 30, 2017    Education, Homeowner Tips, Safety

Did you know the Empire State Building is struck by lightning an average of 25 times per year? We don’t get as much lightning as the East Coast, but Crummack Huseby cares about your safety throughout the year. Please take a moment to read our lightning tips and facts, and share with your neighbors and co-workers too.

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July 7, 2017    Homeowner Tips, Lifestyle, Safety

IMPORTANT POOL SAFETY REMINDERS. Even if a child or adult knows how to swim, it is best to follow safety rules to prevent accidents. We gathered some of the best tips and some sound advice from @DecksidePool

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June 15, 2017    Homeowner Tips, Lifestyle, Safety

Before you fire up the grill or dip your toe in the community pool, it might be good to double check the HOA rules for safety reasons.

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Six ideas for a Spooky, Yet Safe, Halloween

October 27, 2016    Homeowner Tips, Safety

Here are some great tips for your kids, your family, and your community. Have a safe night out there and we hope the only scary thing you find is a werewolf (in costume, of course).

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Four Fire Prevention Tips For Your Home

September 21, 2016    Homeowner Tips, Safety

Throughout the year, Crummack Huseby community managers make the best recommendation to keep your community safe. There are some easy ways you can keep your home safe as well. It only takes seconds for a fire to spread to an entire room. It is extremely important to be prepared if one should happen in your home or apartment. 

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Seven Ways to Protect Your Home While Vacationing

June 30, 2016    Homeowner Tips, Safety

Sure, you can double lock everything, keep your lights on, and ask your neighbors to email you about any odd activity, but it’s wise to go a step further this summer. Whether it’s an act or burglary, or flooded floorboards, there is nothing more daunting than the thought of an unforeseen and unexpected property damage. And while there is no way for homeowners to avoid such misfortune altogether, there are some ways to minimize the risk

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Protecting yourself against Identity Theft

December 8, 2015    Homeowner Tips, Safety

December is National Identity Theft Prevention Month. With the holidays upon us, it's not a surprise that December is the highest month for fraud and identity theft. Many thieves target those looking for seasonal work and/or who buy most of their items online.

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El Niño: Let’s Get Ready!

November 19, 2015    Homeowner Tips, Safety

We have all heard the reports: El Niño is coming. Our dry landscape will get the much-needed rain it’s been missing for the last several years. But are you and your homeowners association ready for it?

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El Niño Tips to Keep Your Home and Family Safe

November 1, 2015    Crummack Huseby News, Homeowner Tips, Safety

Protecting your property is important to us. Utilizing our 16 years of experience, we’ve complied the most helpful tips to keep your home and family safe.

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Holiday Safety Tips for the Home

October 22, 2015    CH Site Administrator    Homeowner Tips, Safety

With the holidays quickly approaching, it is time to get the house in order before friends and  relatives start visiting. Here are some home and fire safety tips to keep you and your family safe this holiday season. 

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RED, WHITE & FUN: Keeping Your Pet Safe and Calm When Celebrating the 4th.

June 29, 2015    CH Site Administrator    Safety

For many, the idea of a group of friends, barbecue and a fireworks blowout sounds like a blast; but your pet may not see it that way. Here are 10 tips from the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) to help you and your pet have a fun and accident-free Independence Day. 

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Summertime Safety

May 20, 2014    Patrick Prendiville, CIRMS Prendiville Insurance Agency    Homeowner Tips, Safety

Summer’s here and the time is right for dancing in the streets, having friends over for a barbeque and jumping in the pool -- and, oh by the way, can we use the clubhouse this Saturday afternoon for our high school reunion?

For many people summer is the best time of the year, and the fun is greatly enhanced by all the amenities of living in an association. But, summertime activities present certain hazards for the participants as well as the association. Here is a quick guide on how to manage some of these hazards in order to have the best summer possible. 

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Staying Calm in an Evacuation Situation Keeps You Safer

May 14, 2014    Homeowner Tips, Safety

With the current fires in Southern California, please be mindful of the following important information relating to fire safety:

If advised to evacuate, do so immediately. Take your disaster supply kit, lock your home and choose a route away from the fire hazard. Watch for changes in the speed and direction of the fire and smoke. Tell someone when you left and where you are going. Read more for tips.

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Maintain Your Yard Safely

June 20, 2013    Homeowner Tips, Safety

Properly maintaining your yard helps your home and our community look good. Just make sure that safety is a priority when undertaking your landscaping efforts.

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Summer Fun: Grill Safety Tips

June 20, 2013    Homeowner Tips, Safety

When firing up your grills this summer, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reminds you to barbecue safely whether you use gas or charcoal.

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Summer Break, Summer Safety for Kids

June 20, 2013    Homeowner Tips, Safety

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children recommends that parents and guardians take action to keep their children safe during both structured and unstructured summer activities. 

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