Summer Home Maintenance Tips

Summer Home Maintenance Tips For many, there is no better time of the year than summertime to be outside in the yard enjoying the weather and sunshine. Warm temperatures and longer days make the perfect backdrop for picnicking, barbecuing or just enjoying drinks and snacks on the deck or patio. Your home in the summer

Preparing Your Home for Vacation

Vacation is for fun and relaxation. Help save yourself some worry about what could be happening at home by protecting it from theft and damage while you are away. Here is a checklist we have developed to help you have a relaxing and peaceful vacation. Make sure all electrical appliances are turned off. Clean the refrigerator

How to Protect Yourself from Package Theft and ID Fraud

There are several key times each year when people spend time shopping in stores and online for the perfect gifts for their loved ones, or themselves. While it is easy to get caught up in the fun of it all, it is important to remember that with increased purchasing comes heightened risk of theft. Thieves on the prowl throughout


What to Do During a Tornado

It is that time of the year again! So here is a reminder of what to do during a Tornado! Many people assume tornadoes can only occur in “Tornado Alley” during the spring months  that area between the Rocky and Appalachian mountains generally known to be prone to this type of extreme weather. While many

5 Steps to Create a Home Inventory Checklist

5 Steps to Create a Home Inventory Checklist  After a fire, burglary or another event in which you lost possessions from your home, it may be difficult to remember the details of every one of the belongings that you have accumulated over the years. In this situation, having a current inventory of your possessions, including make

Protecting Your Home from Storm Water Damage

Protecting Your Home from Storm Water Damage A heavy rainstorm has finally stopped. Or maybe a long winter has finally ended, and the deep snows have begun to melt. While good weather may seem like a relief, the potential for water damage may just be beginning. Storm water runoff can quickly overwhelm natural and manmade systems, leading

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Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Spring Home Maintenance Tips The milder days of spring are a perfect time to do a thorough spring cleaning and perform home maintenance. After a long winter, it is a good idea to spend time on preventive measures to help maintain your home and property throughout the year. Tasks such as cleaning out your gutters, checking

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All the Juicy Details on Term Life Insurance

All the Juicy Details on Term Life Insurance (When you don’t need insurance forever, just for a while) You don’t have to be a five-buck boardwalk psychic to know that every life will come to an end. Which is why you really have no excuse to not be prepared when that time comes. Especially for

Condo Insurance

Finding the Best Condo Insurance

Finding the Best Condo Insurance (Because 11 times out of 10 the unexpected wasn’t expected) What’s not to love about the condo life? You get all the perks and amenities of living in a fancy apartment building with all the freedom of owning a home. It’s a privilege that needs to be properly protected. That’s

Finding the Best Landlord Insurance

Finding the Best Landlord Insurance (Like a boss… of a rental property) Operating a rental property may sound like a great way to make a buck or two, but  a lot more goes into it than just cashing rent checks and unclogging toilets. The last thing a landlord needs to think about is the unthinkable.