Would you like to save $200 to $400 a year on your energy costs? That’s how much the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program estimates that homeowners can save by incorporating technologies to make their homes operate more efficiently.Read More
Drones are exploding in popularity in Eastern North Carolina, and so are the news stories about someone flying too close to a commercial aircraft or shooting down a drone. These are real incidents, but with these five dos and don’ts of drone operation, you don’t have to experience one.Read More
A little extra caution can go a long way while driving at night
Summer has ended, and while fall and winter have their own pleasures — including Christmas tree shopping — longer nights mean increased danger on the roads.
You might think you drive just as well at night, but consider this: Even though nighttime driving accounts for just 23% of vehicle miles traveled, more than 50% of fatalities for vehicle occupants 16 and older occur between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m., according to the National Safety Commission (NSC).
Because we’re big advocates for safety at Brewer Insurance Services, Inc. we thought it would be helpful to take a look at why night driving is more dangerous, and what you can do to decrease that danger.
What’s dangerous about night driving?Read More
The seasons are changing, and the colors of autumn abound.
Regrettably, fall’s stunning display is often accompanied by some unwelcome weather hazards in North Carolina– namely, wind – that can cause considerable damage to the very trees that produce those beautiful fall leaves.
At Brewer Insurance Services, Inc., we want your yard and home to stay great throughout the season. Take a look at the following tips to ensure you keep your trees and shrubs healthy and avoid destruction that can result when the wind blows.