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...
How to Prevent a Broken Tree From Causing Major Home Damage
What would happen if a storm took a tree down on your property? A broken tree or one of its limbs can cause major (and costly) damage to your roof, siding, deck or even your car. Fortunately, most tree damage is preventable. Paying attention to detail and regular tree maintenance...
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...
Ice Dams: Causes and How to Prevent Them
Ice dams can be a real issue in the winter months. Learn what these potential roof hazards are and how you can prevent them from damaging your home.
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...
What You Should Know About Hurricane Preparedness
Before and after a hurricane, there are ways you can help protect your family and your home. Learn what you should know before a storm hits. Hurricanes can lead to destruction and devastation, but there are many ways you can help protect yourself and prevent damage to your home. Amica’s Storm...
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...
Fall Home Maintenance Checklist
These tips will help you get your home ready for the colder months ahead. Autumn is the perfect time to give your home a little TLC before winter sets in. This checklist will help you prepare for fall inside and out. 1. Clear Gutters and Downspouts Gutters and downspouts accumulate leaves...
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...