Garage Upgrade Ideas
From spring cleaning to renovation projects, use these ideas to optimize your garage space. Whether you just moved into a new home, are knee-deep in spring cleaning or are considering a home renovation project, you may be thinking about how to make the most of your garage space. 80% of homebuyers...
Common Signs of Pest Infestation
Stop pests in their tracks by keeping your eyes open for these red flags.
When Should You Replace Appliances?
Learn the average life expectancy of common household appliances and whether it’s time for repair or replacement. When you bought your house, the attached appliances were most likely included in the purchase price. But maybe your washing machine is making noises that have you wondering if it’s on its last...
Do-It-Yourself or Don’t? When to Hire a Professional
DIY home improvements can be cost-effective and fun – until they aren’t. This infographic explores common home repairs and identifies situations where you should enlist an expert.
Jargon, Busted: Actual Cash Value vs. Replacement Cost
Watch this video to learn the difference between actual cash value and replacement cost.
Winter Weatherproofing Checklist
Check these tasks off your list to winterize your home. They’ll help you stay warm, save money and reduce the likelihood of costly damages. The winter season’s wind, snow and ice can wreak havoc on your home without the right precautions. Plus, winterizing your house can help you save money...
Out of Space? Turn the Basement Into a Children’s Playroom
As your family gets bigger, consider these home improvement ideas to keep pace. As your children grow, so does their need for play space. Backyards and outdoor areas are sufficient when the weather is nice, but how do you make the most of cold or rainy days? Why not consider...
How to Prep for an Exterior Paint Job
Whether it’s slate gray or a cheerful yellow, your home’s facade is a reflection of your personality. Here’s how to get ready to show off your best self. Painting the exterior of your home can be a daunting project, but adding a new coat is a worthy investment in your...
6 Steps for Safely Cleaning Gutters
Protect your home from water damage by carefully removing leaves and debris. Cleaning your home’s gutters and downspouts is easy to overlook – quite literally, since it’s difficult to see any buildup from the ground. However, neglecting this task can lead to costly water damage inside your home and exterior...
4 Preventive Maintenance Tips for Your Home’s Plumbing
Performing routine plumbing maintenance and upkeep tasks provided by Home Check by Amica™ can help prevent water damage to your home. To help keep costly water-related damage and repairs at bay, it’s important to follow routine plumbing maintenance. Read our list below to get started on your own regular home...