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Easy & Effective Home Maintenance Tips

What are your New Year’s Resolutions? Exercise more? Eat healthier? Clean out your closet and donate old stuff? What about your house? Regular home maintenance is good for you AND your property in the long run. It extends its “economic age”, a term meaning the number of years a house is expected to survive. It […]

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Does Your Homeowners Insurance Cover Holiday Gifts?

We’d like to assume that you were all quite good this year, and were showered with presents at Hanukkah and Christmas. What did the holidays bring you? New sporting gear? Skis Snowboard Stand-up Paddle board Surf board Road bike ATV Scuba equipment Golf clubs Motorized skateboard Home gym equipment How about jewlery? Tiffany & Co. […]

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How to Prevent Christmas Tree Fires

Don’t you just love Christmas trees? The wonderful pine smell, the beautiful twinkling lights, treasured ornaments, memories. There’s nothing like putting up the Christmas tree to get you in the holiday spirit! Oh…and don’t forget the presents underneath! Some of those special ornaments adorning the tree may have been handmade by your children, or you […]

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Keep Your Pets Safe this Christmas

We know how much our Orange County customers love their families, and how important it is to share the holidays with those you love. Many of you consider your pets to be part of the family – even like your own children. Here are our tips on how you can make sure your four-legged family […]

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Safety Tips for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the #1 day for fires started by cooking equipment. It seems that the combination of families getting together, alcohol, gravy, and wrestling a turkey into an oven add up to accidents that result in kitchen fires. We’re keeping our fingers crossed for a quiet Thanksgiving holiday in Orange County. To help you achieve […]

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What to Do After Disaster Strikes Your Home

You may think that just because we’re in beautiful Orange County, where usually not much happens in the way of disasters, we’re safe from people who prey on the misfortunes of others. Sadly, you’ll be wrong. Although we don’t have hurricanes, flooding rivers, tornadoes or blizzards, we DO have wildfires, mudslides and earthquakes…and criminals who […]

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Facts and Prevention for House Fires

At Milestone Building Group, we take Orange County house fires very seriously. We genuinely care about Orange County residents and their families, and do everything we can to prevent you from ever having to call us. But disasters do happen, and in case of a fire in your home, we want you to know where […]

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You CAN Prevent Child Drownings! Here’s How:

Do you have a pool and/or children? Many Orange County residents would love a pool, especially on a day like today when the sun is shining and the kids are out of school. Next week is Pool Safety Week, and we take safety very seriously at Milestone Building Group. Here’s why: Between 2007 and 2009, […]

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Safety Tips for Your Memorial Day BBQ

The National Fire Protection Association reported that between 2005 and 2009, an average of 6,900 house fires per year were started from gas grills. And if you use charcoal, don’t think this doesn’t apply to you. Charcoal and other solid-fueled grills were involved in an annual average of 1,100 house fires during the same time period. […]

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Top Five Orange County Home Improvements for 2012

While you are recovering from your weekend parties, we are, as always, focused on our customers. Here’s our top 5 list of things it would be best for our customers (and non-customers!) in Orange County to do in 2012: First things first. Take a look at your 2012 budget for repairs and maintenance on your […]

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