How to Save On Gas in Virginia

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Despite the end of the cyberattack on one of the largest fuel pipeline operators on the east coast, Colonial Pipeline, gas prices in Virginia remain stubbornly high. Virginians are joining other states, ready to get out of the house and start traveling again. The summer driving season is underway. Additionally, economic conditions are right for a growth in demand. What does it all mean?  Gas prices are about $1.11/gallon higher than this time...

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4 Simple Ways To Protect Home While You're On Vacation | NNINS

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The travel season is here. As Virginia slowly reopens and we find safe ways to resume normal activities, you may be ready for a vacation! The commonwealth has incredible options. Whether you travel to Virginia’s gorgeous beaches, camp along the Blue Ridge, or visit family you've so dearly missed this past year, the last thing you want is to worry about something happening to your home while you’re away.

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It’s Getting Hot, Virginia! Is Your Home's Air Conditioner Ready? | NNINS

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It's hot; it's cold! Virginia’s spring weather can be fickle! But we're getting our first real taste of summer this weekend and the Commonwealth's notoriously hot, humid weather. You know those temperatures that work our air conditioners on overtime. They can also turn into expensive problems for Virginians and their home's A/C system.

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Does Home Insurance Pay for Mold Removal?

in insider, homeowner tips, air quality, homeowners insurance, flood insurance, flooding, Virginia, hurricane season, severe weather, rain, diy, cleaning, home insurance, Air conditioning, summer, weather, home, frozen pipes, home repair, humidity, water damage Jul 15, 2020

If you have a mold problem, you may be wondering if your home insurance will pay to remove it. The short answer is usually not. That's because most mold can be prevented by addressing routine home maintenance and long-term exposure to humidity. 

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Virginia Drivers License: What Your Teen Needs to Know

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I trained all three of my kids to drive with the help of Stafford County Public School's driving program. From white-knuckled trips as copilot to watching my kids back out of the driveway by themselves for the first time, there were a few things that I realized teen drivers in Virginia need to know. There are serious challenges on our roads that, when paired with inexperience, can lead to dangerous consequences. Parents must partner with...

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