Fire Prevention Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Fire safety tips for your winter festivities.   Although California isn’t known for its ice and snow in winter, the cooler temperatures mean we spend more time inside and enjoying the festivities of the season. Along with the holidays comes an increased risk of fire. From Christmas trees to decorative lights to holiday candles, the festive period often sees a spike in home fires. To keep the flames at bay, take a look at our top fire prevention tips for the holiday season. Decorations: … [Read more...]

What Homeowners Can Learn From California Wildfires

A changing climate means you need to be sure you have plenty of fire coverage for your property. The recent wildfires in California have been some of the worst the state has faced for years. The destruction and damage caused by wildfires have affected many homes and families that thought they were in the clear. With the rising temperatures, dry weather, and changing climate, the risk of wildfires remains very real. Unfortunately, this means that many homeowners in high-risk areas are losing … [Read more...]

3 Things That Can Void a Home Insurance Policy

Common errors that could result in having your homeowners insurance policy canceled. You have homeowners insurance. You know you have coverage to protect your home and belongings from the worst, namely fire and theft. But do you know what can void a home insurance policy? If you don’t know your policy like the back of your hand, you may not know what can cause your insurance to get canceled. Check out a few of the common errors. Being away from home for an extended period. Say you go away … [Read more...]

Top Causes of Electrical Fires in Homes

Prevent electrical fires in your home with these tips. Fires are one of the worst offenders for home destruction. Within seconds, a fire can tear through a property, destroying everything in its path. Naturally, as a homeowner, you do everything you can to prevent fires. Keeping your electrics in good shape should be part of your safety plan. To prevent one from breaking out in your home, check out some of the common causes of electrical fires. Overloading Sockets Popular around the … [Read more...]

Does Your College Student Need Insurance?

Essential types of insurance for college students.   Parents: You’ve probably already stocked up on textbooks, electronics, and dorm room furniture for your college kid. However, you may be missing one important element that your college kid will need: insurance. You may be concerned for your child going off to college, and that is completely natural. One way to ensure that they remain safe and their possessions are protected is to secure insurance policies. Renters Insurance If your … [Read more...]

What Airbnb Hosts Need to Know About Insurance

What you should know about opening up a home away from home. The business of Airbnb has kicked off in recent years, with couples, families, work groups, celebrities, and more enjoying the delights of a home away from home. Renting out a space on Airbnb is a great way for homeowners and renters to make some extra money without doing too much. However, it does come with a certain degree of risk. Since Airbnb is still relatively new, the risks dive into uncharted territory, causing homeowners … [Read more...]

How to Minimize Your Wildfire Risk at Home

Safeguard your home from potential wildfire damage. A wildfire can destroy your home and possessions within seconds. These devastating events are no stranger to California, and although they may strike fear into the hearts of homeowners, there are certain steps you can take to protect yourself. While you can’t control the fire from sparking in the wild, you can prevent the likelihood of your home and belongings turning to ash before your eyes. Fire is unpredictable, but you can gain the upper … [Read more...]

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