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Five Tips to (Finally) Get your Garage Organized

There’s perhaps no organizing task more daunting than the garage-it’s often the dumping ground for the stuff that has no other place in the house, or the things you don’t use but just can’t bring yourself to toss. How...

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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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What Should Go in Your Home Safe (or Safe-Deposit Box)?

Spring has arrived, which means it’s time to clean the cobwebs out of the corners, organize the closets and so forth. While you’re at it, don’t forget to revisit the important documents and other items you have in your...

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Protect Your Most Cherished Possessions

If you're like most people, there are certain items you own that you can't imagine ever losing - possessions you deeply cherish or those that would be impossible to replace due to the cost of re-purchasing them or...

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Home Security Tips

Everyone wants to keep their home safe from burglars or intruders, but not everyone wants to have an alarm system installed. There are plenty of people who prefer the do-it-yourself route, whether it's home improvement...

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Five Sure-Fire Ways to Get Your Car Stolen

Most people would say their car is one of the most valuable assets they own – if not the most valuable. Despite that, however, some people make it downright easy for thieves to drive off in their pride and joy. At Mercy...

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Make Football Season Fun and Safe

Finally, we're welcoming fall, that eagerly anticipated season when we get to enjoy cooler temps, colorful leaves and, of course, football season in California. Football brings with it a whole host of seasonal...

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A Different Season Means Different Dangers For Motorcyclists

Fall is a wonderful time to be outside on your bike, thanks to the crisp, cool weather and changing colors of the landscape. Staying safe on the road in autumn requires some special precautions, however. Because we at...

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Do You Own a Classic Car of the Future?

There's nothing quite like driving a speedy, shiny classic car that turns heads and starts conversations. In fact, the beauty and elegance of old collectibles - like the 1964 Aston Martin DB5, the 1963 Corvette Sting...

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A Time to Celebrate Mothers

As the second Sunday of May nears, it's time to think of ways to celebrate mothers - although, of course, that's a worthy pursuit at any time of year! At Mercy Di Paolo Insurance Services, we thought it would be fun to...

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It's Time for Spring Cleaning!

Spring is a time of new beginnings in El Dorado Hills, California - and now is a great time to take on some cleaning and organization tasks around your home. If you're anything like many of us here at Mercy Di Paolo...

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Get Ready to Safely 'Spring Forward'

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 10, 2013, for most places in the United States, so don't forget to set your clock forward one hour. We here at Mercy Di Paolo Insurance Services want to remind you it's also a...

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Be the Pinnacle of Health & Wellness This Winter

It goes without saying that keeping yourself and your family healthy through the winter months in El Dorado Hills, California can be a challenge. When you combine chillier temps, housebound days - not to mention kids...

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Prevent Your Pipes or HVAC System From Freezing!

As cold weather approaches in California, it's vital that you protect your building's fire suppression system so it not only does its job if there's a fire, but that it doesn't do more damage by freezing up, bursting,...

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Avoid Slips and Falls at Your Workplace

Slips and falls are the second leading causes of loss for business in California. And they can be prevented with a few maintenance and cleaning procedures. Most slips and falls are caused by the floor surface being too...

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OSHA Offers Free Consultations to Small Business

Did you know the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) offers small businesses free, workplace safety consultations? During the OSHA 2010 fiscal year they provided consultations to 26,000 small and...

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Is Your Home Energy Efficient?

Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues here in California, and they're not only annoying - they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher utility bills. Would you...

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