Justin Yates

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A regional property specialist with Cincinnati Insurance, Justin Yates provides technical support for loss control representatives in 20 states. Primarily focused on sprinkler protection analysis, Justin also assists staff with assessing flammable and combustible liquids, woodworking operations and other common manufacturing risks. Prior to joining Cincinnati Insurance, Justin worked as a fire alarm systems engineering manager, overseeing design and installation of integrated systems. He holds a Level III Fire Alarm Accreditation from the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies and is a designated Graduate Safety Practitioner. Justin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection and Safety.


Don’t overlook these maintenance tasks

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If homeowners didn’t already have enough things to worry about, here are a few more. Review this list of items that Cincinnati Insurance specialists say are the among the most overlooked maintenance tasks around your home. Taking care of the things on this list can save you money as well as prevent a loss that could be costly or result in injury.


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In case of fire: Benefits of a monitored alarm system

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We know that functional smoke detectors can save lives and protect property, and every home should have them installed. But a monitored fire alarm system can offer additional property protection and benefits. Starting at about $100, the equipment can be surprisingly affordable and effective, and the monthly monitoring fee can be worth the expense in peace of mind and far offset the expense of a loss.


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Correctly placed, working smoke alarms save lives

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This is the second of five blogs on fire safety topics during our October observance of Fire Prevention Month. Fifteen of every 16 homes have a smoke alarm, according to the National Fire Protection Association and United States Fire Administration. However, only three-quarters have a working smoke alarm. Many homes do not have sufficient numbers of alarms or do not have them located in the correct places.


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