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...]

How to Protect Your Home While You’re on Vacation

Expert tips for securing your home before a trip. What are your plans for summer? Whether you’re heading out to see the relatives for a weekend or packing for a two-week vacation, you’re going to want to be sure your home is secure and safe from vandalism, break-ins, and property disasters while you’re gone. Avoid having to file an expensive insurance claim when you return by following these home security tips. Place a hold on mail, newspapers, and other deliveries while you’re gone. … [Read more...]

Inexpensive Fixes to Make Your Home Safer

Home maintenance to keep your property safe. Every homeowner wants to protect the safety of his or her home. Simple prevention and maintenance tasks mean that the home is kept in good condition and the homeowner can detect errors or issues that could lead to damage or theft. To prevent harm from coming to your property, check out these affordable fixes. Check your appliances. Your home’s appliances are the most common source of water leaks in homes, so it’s worth taking a look at least once … [Read more...]

How Smart Home Technology May Protect Your House

How smart security protects your property.   Tricky situations happen to us all. You’ve just got to work and suddenly can’t remember whether or not you locked the door to your home. You’re away on vacation when a storm passes through your area and you wish you could check to see if your home is still intact. Fortunately, these worries can be banished with the use of smart home technology. New tech is now available for homeowners to help them prevent unwanted intrusions and keep an eye on … [Read more...]

Should You Be Worried About Your Home’s Mold?

How Mold is an Issue for Homeowners If you recently found mold in your home, you have probably searched the Internet trying to figure out what to do. You may not even be concerned with the mold in your home – just yet. So that you handle this situation carefully and correctly, here’s what you should know about mold in your home and whether it’s a cause for concern. Potential Effects of Mold on Health Mold exposure doesn’t always present a health problem indoors. However, some people may … [Read more...]

How to Shut Off Home Utilities in an Emergency

In a disaster, do you know how to shut off your utilities to protect your home? With storm season upon us, it’s important for homeowners to be prepared. In case of a disaster of any type, it may be necessary to learn how to shut off utilities to avoid further damage to your family or your home.  How to Shut Off Electricity Electrical sparks have the potential of igniting natural gas if it is leaking. To shut off the electricity, locate your electrical circuit box, and flip the ‘main’ … [Read more...]

Are Your High-Value Items Insured?

Your existing home insurance policy may not provide enough coverage for your valuable items. Your existing home insurance policy will provide coverage for your personal belongings that you keep in your house. However, if your home boasts expensive possessions, such as a diamond necklace or piece of artwork, your homeowners insurance may not be able to protect you as you thought. Home insurance policies have specific limits for the amount of protection they will provide for personal … [Read more...]

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