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Preventing Frozen Pipes

Jan 15 2018

It's been a bit chilly lately here in eastern North Carolina, and - to be honest - we're ready for it to warm up! However, we're still in the midst of winter and have a few more months to go before we can hit the water and cruise around on the weekends. Some of our most valuable possessions can really be affected by the cold weather, from our cars to our pets to our homes. Today, we want to talk to y'all about how to prevent frozen pipes in your home. ..


January Events: Crystal Coast Edition

Jan 10 2018

Happy January, y'all! We are a few weeks into 2018 and have a few exciting events to share as the month goes on. See below for a list of activities happening on the Crystal Coast this January: ..


Cold Weather and Your Pets

Jan 02 2018

Happy New Year, Sound Choice family! We are blessed to have spent another year helping our friends and neighbors here on the Crystal Coast, and are looking forward to what 2018 has in store. While the bubbly has been popped and the clock has wound down, we welcomed more than just a new year this past weekend - record breaking temperatures are now upon us. It's been bitterly cold here in eastern North Carolina, and we want to help you consider some options to keep your furry friends warm and comfortable during this chilly season. ..


Christmas Tree Fires: Prevention Tips

Dec 11 2017

'Tis the season for beautiful carols, delicious meals, time with friends and family, and decorating the tree. However, it's also the season to be on the lookout for hazards in your home. Today, we want to share with you a few tips to prevent Christmas tree fires and how you can protect your home this holiday season. ..


How to Insure Your Expensive Christmas Gifts

Dec 04 2017

Are you gifting something expensive for someone you love? Whether it's a piece of furniture, expensive piece of jewelry (engagement ring, anyone?), or even a surprise vacation, making sure you have that gift protected is key. Below are a few tips to make sure you are covered this Christmas: ..


Crystal Coast December Events

Nov 27 2017

As we say goodbye to Thanksgiving, we can welcome the holiday season with open arms! Here on the Crystal Coast, the temperatures may be chilly but there is no shortage of fun events to keep us occupied. Below is a list of events coming up in December here in Carteret County: ..


Put the Thanks in Thanksgiving

Nov 20 2017

Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family and friends bonding over good food, but this holiday means much more than that. Whether you've gotten away from the true meaning of Thanksgiving, or you need a new way to show your thanks, here are a few ideas to consider when putting the "thanks" back in Thanksgiving. ..


National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week

Nov 13 2017

This week marks National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week, held each year to bring awareness to those who are less fortunate. The week leading up to Thanksgiving can be chaotic and stressful, between planning a meal and getting travel accommodations together. However, spending this week thinking about what we are thankful for and what we can do for those who are not as fortunate is important to kick off the holidays right. ..


Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Nov 06 2017

This month marks the beginning of many things: cooler weather, all things pumpkin-flavored, and - of course - Thanksgiving. This scrumptious holiday is always a fun time to spend with family and friends, surrounded by delicious food. However, there are a few safety tips to consider when planning this holiday in your own home, as it is easy to get carried away with the chaos of guests and forget about the safety of your home and those inside of it. ..


It Must Be Movember!

Oct 30 2017

We have a mere two days left in October, which is considered National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer affects millions of women across the world each year, and October is a time when the world can focus on raising money to further research and awareness. However, the month of November focuses on the men of the world. ..