Why It’s Important to Clean Out Your Gutters Before Winter

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How to clean out your gutters before winter weather hits. With winter on the way, it's time to clean out your gutters.  Cleaning out your gutters ensures that they don't get clogged by debris when you are hit with wet weather.  If your gutters get clogged, then water can pool on your roof, increasing your home's chances of damage.  Ready to clear Read More

Ask These Questions When You Review Your Insurance

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Here's what you should ask yourself or your agent when reviewing your insurance. With the end of the year coming up, it's time to conduct your annual insurance review.  If you are like many others, then you may not know where to begin when it comes time to review your policies.  To help, here are some of the most important questions to get you Read More

Serve Up Something Healthy This Halloween

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Try out these healthy takes on Halloween treats. If your kids had it their way, they would eat nothing but sweets on Halloween.  While there's nothing wrong with indulging, going too far will only lead to a sugar crash, and a nasty stomach ache.  This Halloween, make sure your kids eat something other than candy by serving up these fun and Read More

Questions About Specific Home Insurance Coverage Scenarios

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What does your homeowners insurance cover when it comes to common perils? As a homeowner, you like to think that your insurance always has your back.  However, all insurance policies have their limits, and your home insurance is no different.  So, where does your policy draw a line?  Here is what your home insurance will and will not cover when it Read More

Unorthodox Home Security Tips to Consider

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Try out some of these home security suggestions that you may not have thought of before. Homeowners can imagine just how devastating a home break-in can be.  This is why most homeowners take steps to protect their home from burglars.  Already have a security system and motion-senor lights installed?  Then here are some other, more unexpected home Read More

What Happens When You Don’t Exchange Information After an Accident?

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Steps to take when you cannot get the other driver's information after a crash. Getting into a car accident is stressful, no matter the circumstances.  However, when the other driver refuses to cooperate, then things are even worse.  If you ever find yourself in this situation, it's important to stay calm.  Here are some of the steps that you Read More

Why Renters Insurance is a Good Investment

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Advantages of having renters insurance. While most homeowners understand the importance of having insurance coverage, renters are less likely to see insurance as a good investment.  However, this is because many do not know about all the benefits that renters insurance offers.  Here's why you should invest in renters coverage. What is Renters Read More

Who Needs Tornado Insurance?

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Do you need to secure insurance protection against tornadoes? If you live in an area prone to tornadoes, then you may assume that your policy includes coverage for these natural disasters.  But is that really the case?  Here's what homeowners need to know about securing coverage for tornado damages. Tornado Prone Areas While tornadoes can Read More

How to Avoid Common Home Insurance Claims

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How you can prevent these common home insurance claims. As a homeowner, you never want to pay more for your insurance than you have to.  The best way to keep insurance costs down is by avoiding claims.  Here are some of the most common types of home insurance claims and what you can do to prevent them. Burglary A home burglary takes place Read More

Securing Adequate Auto Insurance for Your Risks

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Deciding if you have adequate car coverage. Almost every state in the U.S. requires its drivers to carry some minimum level of auto insurance.  However, insurance experts across the board agree that these insurance minimums are not enough coverage to protect against all your risks.  But how much auto insurance is enough?  Here's what you need to Read More