4 Water Damage Prevention Tips to Know

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Every home is vulnerable to leaks and flooding, and dealing with water damage can be expensive and annoying. The good news is there are several easy ways to prevent problems. Take a look at these maintenance tips to help keep your house dry and your foundation strong. 1. Clean your gutters. To do their duty, […]

Staying Safe at Home and on the Road

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As temperatures drop and holiday activities pick up speed, insurance claims can spike. Want to keep your family and property as safe as possible through the winter and beyond? Here’s what to keep in mind.  Fire Prevention  Heaters, candles and decorations help to make the season cozy and bright. Unfortunately, all three can increase your […]

How to Minimize the Risk of a Car Break-In

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Car theft is a common occurrence that impacts more than 750,000 drivers a year — that’s roughly one incident every 41 seconds. Want to secure your vehicle from being broken into or stolen? Here are a few ways to avoid problems, plus some guidance for what to do in the event of a loss. Keeping […]

What to Know About Insuring Your Roof

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Simply having a roof over your head isn’t enough. As a homeowner you also need to take good care of this important part of the house, which means understanding what your homeowners policy includes (and what it doesn’t) in the event of damage or decay. Is your roof properly insured, or are you carrying more […]

Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away

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If you’re lucky enough to be a snowbird who travels with the seasons or if you have an extended trip coming up, you’re probably thinking about how to best protect your property while you’re gone. Here are a few tips for keeping your home safe from the elements and intruders. Turn off your water.Even small […]

Replacing a Fence? Fresh Design Ideas

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Is it time to update the fencing around your home? Adding privacy and security doesn’t have to mean installing an unsightly barrier. From man-made stone enclosures to nature-focused boundaries and everything in between, these clever fence designs have something for everyone. Modern Metals If you want design versatility that’s durable and long-lasting, a metal option […]

Smart Back-to-School Commuting Tips

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In honor of back-to-school season, take a moment to review your family’s transportation plans and make sure everyone’s commute is as safe as possible. Whether you have a kindergartener who is taking the bus or a high schooler with a new license, keep these best practices in mind. School Bus Safety School buses are some […]

What Makes a Car or Truck More Reliable?

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There are multiple factors that drivers may consider when buying a new vehicle — from body style and interior features to engine performance and gas mileage. However, there’s one valuable measure that remains wholly invisible: reliability. Discover how experts define car dependability and see which makes and models best fit the bill. What Is Reliability? […]