Archive | October, 2012

Be Safe, Tustin! Halloween Fire Safety Tips from BMR Insurance

Don't follow this example—those candles could easily set the other decor on fire!

No child can resist the lure of Halloween, it seems. And why not? Besides the promise of bags and bags of candy and treats, they get to dress up as their favorite princess, superhero or character. It’s when the whole nation comes together to play “Pretend”!

But because children get so excited about the holiday, it’s up to us adults to keep them from mistakes and accidents that might happen on Halloween, and in the preparation. All of us at BMR Insurance Agency wish everyone a safe and happy Halloween, so we wanted to share some safety tips that will keep both your house and its visitors free from fire-related accidents. Continue Reading →

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Scam Artists Prey on Disaster Victims, Even in Orange County

We might think that just because we’re in affluent Orange County, where usually not much happens in the way of disasters, we’re safe from scam artists. Just because we don’t have hurricanes, flooding rivers, tornadoes or blizzards—just wildfires, mudslides and earthquakes—doesn’t mean we don’t have criminals that are ready to make money off the back of someone’s heartbreak. Continue Reading →

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Fire Facts: It’s National Fire Prevention Week!

Did you know that a home structure fire was reported every 85 seconds in 2010?

We take house fires pretty seriously here at BMR Insurance Agency. We truly care about our customers and their families, and want to make sure that they never have to use that homeowners insurance policy we set up for them. But in case of emergency, we also want everyone to know exactly what they should do to ensure their safety. Continue Reading →

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Mountain Biking in Orange County

We’ve been promised that the temperatures will calm down by the end of this week, and we can’t wait. Not just because our air conditioning usage (and therefore our electricity bill) will drop considerably, but also we want to get in to some fall clothes, cooking and activities.

Now, we don’t get a traditional “autumn” here in Southern California, with frosty mornings and swathes of trees changing color. The days get a little shorter, the nights get a little chillier—as the joke goes, it gets below 60°F here, and residents put a sweater on over their shorts and flip-flops. If it gets really cold, they might pull out the sheepskin-lined boots. Continue Reading →

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