What Do You Do If Your Home Is Robbed?

Burglar opening a door that has a chain lock on itHomeowners insurance is there to protect your home from the costs associated with property damage or destruction, including both the home and your possessions within. This also extends to the theft of your possessions, paying out the funds needed to replace them. If you’re the target of a house invasion and robbery, here are some of the things you should do to help your home insurance company repay you quickly, as well as to help with future break-ins.  [Read more…]

Signs of Foundation Damage

Signs of Foundation DamageWhen purchasing a new home or making renovations on your existing home, there might be more important issues to address such as fixing your home’s foundation instead of installing a pretty backsplash in your kitchen. Fixing your foundation might not be the most exciting part of your home makeover, but it is the most important. Signs such as little cracks and sloping uneven floors can turn into major issues—both structurally and financially. Let’s review the most common signs of foundation damage to your home. [Read more…]

Protect Your Home and Property for 2018’s Hurricane Season

Protect Your Home and Property for 2018's Hurricane SeasonThe 2017 hurricane season was full of powerful storms: Hurricanes Irma and Harvey left behind billions of dollars in damages and thousands of houses damaged and destroyed. Hearing about the damage these storms did will leave you wondering — how can you be prepared during the 2018 hurricane season? Read the 6 tips below to help prepare your home and property for the hurricane season, this June through November. [Read more…]

Helpful Tips When Adding a Fire Pit to Your Home

Helpful Tips When Adding a Fire Pit to Your HomeAdding a fire pit to your home is a great way to spend time with your friends and family this summer. When planning an addition to your home that involves fire, it’s important to know how to keep everyone safe. Below are two options of fire pits you can choose from as well as a few safety tips that will help keep your summer nights safe, fun, and worry-free.   [Read more…]

Should You Repair or Replace Your Deck This Summer?

Should You Repair or Replace Your Deck This Summer?Your deck has taken a lot of abuse over the years from outdoor BBQ’s, exposure to the sun, brutal winters, and your typical wear and tear. If you’re asking yourself “should I repair or replace my deck?” chances are you probably need some sort of renovation. This summer’s makeover can be an easy repair or a major replacement, depending on the damage. Here are some tips and safety hazards you will have to look out for to help you make the best decision for your home. [Read more…]

Condos and Single-Family Homes: Which is the Right Fit?

Condos and Single-Family Homes: Which is the Right Fit?When you’re tired of renting and you’re looking for both an investment and a place to build your life in, it’s important to know what type of property you’re looking to call “home.”  Condos and single-family homes are perfect properties for a first-time purchase. This blog details how buying condos and single-family homes are different, and which purchase would be the right choice for you and your lifestyle needs. [Read more…]