Five Tips to Prevent Back-to-School Backpack Overload

Each year, tens of millions of kids head off to school with backpacks full of books and supplies, according to the American Occupational Therapy Association. Thousands of those kids will end up with injuries caused by those packs. It sounds ridiculous, but imagine an 80-pound child carrying a 20-pound backpack (yes, it happens). How well

Wildfire Evacuation Tips

Summer has brought scorching hot temperatures and wildfires have been erupting in many cities severely straining fire management and protection resources across California. This year’s wildfire season promises to be a long, difficult one for firefighters, and some homeowners will be faced with having to evacuate. The prospect of leaving your home in the face

School’s (Almost) In Session – Is Your Home Ready?

We’re not quite sure where the summer went here at Apollo Insurance Services but, if you haven’t noticed, it’s already time for the new school year. As you think about how to get your kids organized and ready, consider doing the same thing for your home. It won’t just be good for you. In many

Traveling: Should Your Pet Stay or Go?

So you’re going to the beach. Or the mountains. Or Europe! Lucky you! We’re jealous. Your pet, on the other hand, may not be. While you may find it hard to be away from your animal for a while, your pets may be more stressed by coming along. Consider their health and emotional needs before

The Importance of Earthquake Insurance

There are a lot of great things about living in California. You can always count on perfect weather and beautiful scenery, including beaches, mountains, and desert. Unfortunately, there are also some negative aspects such as the unexpected but ever present risk of an earthquake. Despite this, many homeowners don’t have the proper insurance to protect