Moving into a new house is an exciting time. But it can also come with a steep learning curve. As you familiarize yourself with the ins and outs of a new space, it helps to start with the basics. Because, let’s be honest: The best time to find your water shut-off valve is before your first leak – not after….
While there are many benefits to downsizing, there’s an important question you have to ask yourself before you get started: “What am I going to do with all my stuff?” That’s where decluttering comes in. Put a plan together to tackle the stuff in your home, once and for all. Keep reading for our best decluttering tips. Decluttering Checklist
There’s nothing like returning to a warm home when it’s freezing outside. Unfortunately, cold air has many sneaky ways to follow you inside. Good news: There are some quick (and inexpensive!) ways to seal drafts and keep your home toasty all winter long. Here’s a quick list. How to Keep Cold Air from Entering Your Home
It’s an unfortunate fact that space heaters, fireplaces and wood-burning stoves cause more structure fires than central heat and hot-water heaters combined. Whether you’re using these options to stay warm or just to create some cozy ambiance in your home, it’s worth keeping these guidelines top of mind to help keep your family and house safe all winter long. How to Safely Hear…
If you were asked to describe the state of the housing market over the past few years, it could be summarized in one word: unpredictable. A recent study from Moody’s Analytics found home prices are currently “overvalued” by nearly 25 percent. With this massive fluctuation in real estate values, you may be wondering if your homeowners’ insurance is still providing the…
When it comes to protecting your biggest investment, it’s impossible to prevent every accident, disaster or inconvenience. However, here are five simple steps you can take that go a long way in preventing homeowner hiccups like a faulty smoke detector or a blown washer hose. Home Improvement Tips
Because owning a home without coverage is like boxing without gloves. Homeowners Insurance
If you’ve walked through your local home improvement store lately, you may have noticed that lumber prices are skyrocketing this year. In fact, the wholesale price of lumber hit an all-time high in May – climbing a staggering 323% since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.
Business Insurance FAQ 4 – Since the Pandemic, I’ve Worked from Home. Do I Need to Change My Coverage?
If you have recently changed to remote or hybrid work schedules, your current business insurance policy may need to be updated.
From a stylish urban loft to a cozy country cottage… booking a short-term stay is a hot trend (and a great way to travel like a local.) Maybe you’ve considered becoming a host yourself. Find out what great hosts know – and what you should know about your homeowners insurance if you’ll be hosting short-term rental guests.