Fireplace Safety Tips for the Holidays

Fireplace Safety Tips for the Holidays

Many find the winter holidays their favorite time of year with colorful decorations, warming their feet by the fire, hanging ornaments from the mantle and the special activities with friends and family. However, before hanging those ornaments by the fireplace, make...

Thanksgiving Safety Check

Thanksgiving Safety Check

Thanksgiving is a time to gather around the dinner table in the company of family and friends and be thankful for all that you have. Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, with unattended cooking as the leading contributing factor. Keep your holiday full...

Hiring a Contractor for Home Updates

Hiring a Contractor for Home Updates

If you own a home, then chances are at some point you will need to hire someone to do repair work on your home.  At Alpha Insurance Group, we know that hiring a contractor or handyman to perform work on your home often comes with risks. Below are nine things for you...

Summer Driving Tips

Summer Driving Tips

"This year will be the summer of the road trip," said Aldo Vazquez, public relations spokesman for AAA. With trends showing that travel by planes, trains, ships and buses will decrease, the favored mode of transportation for travelers this summer will be by car. July...

Make your Beach Day SAFE!

Make your Beach Day SAFE!

Ahh –  The beach!  We love the water, the sand, the sun and the family time to unwind and have FUN! Staying safe at the beach is very important. Weather and water conditions can change rapidly.  In the blink of an eye someone could be caught in a rip-current. Be sure...

Yard Safety

Yard Safety

By Travelers Risk Control Backyard entertaining has gotten more elaborate in recent years. Fire pits are helping homeowners extend the backyard season, and today’s playsets involve more than a simple set of swings and a slide. Whether backyard entertaining means...

Auto Insurance Costs

Auto Insurance Costs

If you own a vehicle, you should own an auto insurance policy. Have you ever wondered how the cost of your policy is determined? There are a number of different factors that impact the cost of your auto insurance. While not all companies use the same parameters, Alpha...