7 January 2015
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Carbon Monoxide Dangers

            Just a quick reminder. One of West Suburban Insurance Agency’s most┬ásafety-conscious people did what many people would think is perfectly safe, but found out that they were in fact, suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning. The whole nation is suffering from cold temperatures this week. To stay warm, many will […]


17 December 2014
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Will You Become A Billionaire?

            Forbes magazine conducted an informal survey of its list of self-made billionaires. Interestingly, they found a few very peculiar commonalities: A lot of the world’s wealthy have a high aptitude for math. Even more interesting, many of them have parents who were in math-related fields, such as engineering or […]


9 December 2014
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The History of Christmas Tree Ornaments

The tradition of a Christmas tree began in Germany in the 1500s. Christians would bring trees into their homes and decorate them with candles. It wasn’t until the 19th century that manufactured ornaments became a part of the regular trimmings. At first, decorations included apples and nuts. Later on, Germans decorated with other fruits, baked […]


5 December 2014
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Holiday Safety

This is a busy time of year and we are “in the zone” to decorate our home. But do you consider the safety of your decorations? Take for example your tree…If you like the smell of a fresh tree, it will need care to stay that way and to reduce the fire hazard. Water your […]


24 October 2014
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Scam Alerts

  Online Dating Services – collect an amazing amount of data about you and your lifestyle. They will retain this information even after you cancel your service. Be careful! Fake Accidents – are caused by scam artists that leap into your car when you get out to check the damage or leave the scene with […]


20 October 2014
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Accidents Will Happen

Accidents will happen. When they do, you feel anxious and upset. Here’s what AAA recommends you do in the case of an accident: First priority is safety. Try to calm yourself. Call 9-1-1 if anyone is hurt. Get your vehicle out of traffic if it is in a dangerous position, you are instructed by a […]


14 October 2014
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Poison Prevention

There are so many things in our home that can cause poisoning. And children are not the only ones who are vulnerable. Here are a few reminders from the Waukesha County Resident Guide about how to keep your family safe: Teach your children that poisons can look like food and drinks; children should learn to […]


13 October 2014
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Teen Driving Risks

This is a season with a lot of excitement for teens! Haunted houses, hay rides, Homecoming, just to name a few. The chance of teenage drivers dying in a crash increases with every additional passenger in the car, according to a recent┬ástudy by the AAA Foundation of Traffic Safety. Although the overall number of teen […]


10 October 2014
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October Home Maintenance

It’s that time of year. Time to get your home ready for winter. Here are a few suggested maintenance items for October from The Weather Channel and Homes Plus: Detach hoses from the house and drain. Turn off the water going to the outside spigots. Remove all paints, caulks, and liquid materials from your garage […]


30 September 2014
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Did You Know?

Waukesha, Wisconsin is the county seat of Waukesha County. Originally, Waukesha was a part of Milwaukee, and was called Prairieville. It was first settled by Morris D Cutler in 1834. In 1846, it was separated from Milwaukee and was renamed Waukesha. The name Waukesha is derived form the Potawatomi Indian word, “Waukt-shaw,” which means “fox.” […]