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Take Advantage of Hidden Discounts

Are you taking advantage of hidden discounts on your insurance? “What hidden discounts?” That’s what many people say because they aren’t aware of the additional savings they could have on their policies. You’d be surprised how many discounts are available that you should be taking advantage of. There are discounts in different categories, including vehicle equipment, driver profile, payment, policy, and driver history. Here are...

6 Things You Shouldn’t Store in Your Garage

A garage helps protect your vehicles from exposure to the elements. It can also be a convenient location for storing items you don’t want to keep in the house. Keeping some items in the garage can create a health and safety risk for you and your family. Never store these six things in your garage: Propane Tanks If you barbecue outdoors, you may keep propane...

Understanding What Your Home Insurance Policy Covers

Understanding your home insurance policy and what it covers is essential but easier said than done. Insurance contracts are written in a legal language unfamiliar to most of us. To understand your coverage, you may want to get help from a local insurance agent. You need to know what is covered – hopefully long before you need to file a claim. You likely have homeowners'...

Home Renovations That Can Affect Your Insurance

Renovating your home can enhance your living environment and increase the value of your property. Home renovations can be chaotic at first, with debris from demolitions piling up. While looking forward to an improved home environment, you need to be aware of some types of home renovations that could affect your insurance coverage. Pools A pool can significantly enhance the value of your home and...

5 Spring Home Maintenance Tips

When spring arrives, it is time to get ready for the warmer months. These five spring maintenance tips can help you maintain and protect your home. Roof Inspection Your roof has been subjected to harsh winter weather and should be inspected yearly. You can inspect the roof yourself, but it is not recommended. It is advised that you contact a professional roofing company to inspect...