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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...

Rising Home Insurance Rates in Florida

Home insurance is something all homeowners need but in Florida, they wish they could go without. Unfortunately, Florida’s homeowners' insurance rates continue to increase for a number of reasons. In fact, Citizens Property Insurance Corp., the state-run home insurer approved two rate increases. The first, is an average 11% rate increase this year, followed by a 12% rate increase occurring in 2023. Is it surprising?...

How to Create a Home Inventory

After a disaster, such as a fire, theft, or a storm, filing a personal insurance claim is a priority. Your insurance company will require you to present a full inventory of your lost or damaged items. A home inventory makes the insurance claims process far more efficient and faster. Any homeowner or renter should take the time to create an inventory of their possessions. The...