Winter Storm Season: How to Prep and Avoid Home Insurance Claims
Prior to winter storm season, it’s important to prep your home in the early fall—before the risk of inclement weather arrives. Performing regular maintenance can help you avoid costly home insurance claims during the winter months. Learn about some of the top winter home insurance claims and what you can...
Six Home Upgrades That Add Value in a Seller’s Market
If you’re a homeowner looking to sell, you’re in luck. As of 2021, it’s officially a “seller’s market.”1 A seller’s market means the number of buyers exceeds the numbers of homes for sale.2 As you prepare to put your home on the market, you probably want to do whatever you...
6 Important Signs You Need A New Roof
Unsure if you need a new roof? It can be hard to know, especially if you’re not a roofing professional. To help, we’ve put together six no-fail signs you need a new roof. And remember, proactive, regular maintenance can help you avoid major issues down the road. Sign #1: Light...
The Ultimate Summer Home Maintenance Schedule
With warmer weather here, you’re probably ready to take a break and enjoy the outdoors. But first, have you prepped your home, so you can relax and enjoy a safe summer? Summertime is the perfect time to keep up with your home maintenance schedule. We’ve put together a summer home...
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...