Tag: General Contractor

Hiring a Contractor? Read This Before You Do

Middle Tennessee has seen a housing boom in the last three years, both in the realms of new home construction and remodeling.  According to a report from Nashville NBC-affiliate WSMV, over 100 new people move to the Nashville area daily, and over one million more are projected to arrive in the next 20 years.  Those newcomers to Music City are buying new homes and renovating...

Sharing The Road

In late May, Nashville CBS-affiliate News Channel 5 reported the death of a young man who was riding a scooter downtown when he was fatally struck by a sport utility vehicle.  Talk of a 30-day ban on the scooters was rejected by the Metro Council, though an alternate plan for greater control over the scooters will be up for a vote on July 16. While local lawmakers work out the kinks...

Burglar-Proofing Your Property While You're Away

Summer is upon us, and while the appeal of warmer weather and lazy days gives us something to look forward to, it’s also enticing to those who make their living from breaking the law.  According to a report by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, which is a division of the United States Department of Justice, crimes like burglary and larceny occur more often in the...

Distracted Driving

April has been designated Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a division of the United States Department of Transportation, distracted driving is defined as “any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle, fiddling with the stereo, entertainment or navigation system—anything that takes your attention...

Choosing Life Insurance

The landscape of planning for the future is regularly changing, which is why it’s important to get solid advice from those whose business it is to monitor those changes.  Life insurance may not seem as urgent a need as automobile or homeowners, but not having it can make a huge difference when it comes to what may happen to your family should something happen to...