Homeowner’s Insurance: Tips on Itemizing Your Coverage

Homeowner’s Insurance: Tips on Itemizing Your CoverageWhether you have been a homeowner for 30 years or you just purchased your first home, homeowner’s insurance is a must for the safety of you and your family. You cannot predict the future of what kind of perils or unforeseen circumstances lie ahead. It’s extremely important to be sure that personal belongings are properly insured if an accident were to happen. Here are some helpful tips on itemizing your coverage so you are getting the most out of your homeowner’s insurance policy. [Read more…]

A Snowplow Caused Damage to My Property—Who’s Responsible?

With more snow bound to arrive in New England this winter, snowplow drivers are busier than ever tackling the messy winter weather. Snowplow drivers must handle large machinery in extreme winter weather conditions that it can result in accidents. Sometimes these accidents can cause minor or severe damage to personal property. There are many ways to ensure that your property is not on the receiving end of a snowplow accident, but it’s also important to discuss who would be responsible for the damage done to your property.  [Read more…]

Winter Flooding: Causes and Prevention

When you think of flooding, your mind naturally goes to summer monsoons. However, a lot of flooding and flooding damage occur during the winter months. The cold can cause leaks and bursts. Ice dams can form on the roof. Large amounts of water are locked away as snow and ice, but melting can release all at once instead of draining properly. This can lead to sudden massive damages to your property, leading to major issues and costly repairs. This article discusses the main causes of winter flooding in your home as well as some tips on how to prevent costly flooding this winter. [Read more…]

How to Prevent Pest Damage in the Wintertime

As the cold weather continues to roll in, you and your family are not the only ones that are enjoying the warmth of your home. Different pests and insects will try their best at becoming unwanted guests in your house this winter. Mice, bugs, and other pests are not just nuisances: they can cause serious and irreparable damage to your home. This article discusses the different pests and ways to prevent pest damage in your home in the winter time. [Read more…]

How Wildfires Pose a Real Danger to Homes

Forest being damaged by summer wildfire.Every summer, wildfires ravage the United States, consuming hundreds of thousands of acres of wilderness, parkland, and property. This summer was no exception, with wildfires starting and merging through October in drier parts of the US. In California alone, there have been over $3 billion dollars in claimed damage in one of the most disastrous fire seasons California has ever faced. Today we’re going to look at a specific fire that struck California, and how it’s an example of how far wildfires can reach. [Read more…]

Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Your Fall Home Maintenance ChecklistAs summer reaches its end and the days gets shorter, there are important tasks you can do to ensure your home is prepared for the changing season. Fall foliage is beautiful; however, it’s not as enjoyable when it clogs your gutters and builds up on your lawn. Take these fall home maintenance tips into account during the cool autumn months. You’ll find that for most of the tips listed below, you can probably handle these projects yourself. [Read more…]