Our Blog

  • The Top 5 Renovations That Increase Home Value

    Have you been thinking about doing a bit of remodeling around your home? Maybe you’re embarrassed by your ugly kitchen countertops, or simply need a bit more space for your growing family. Or, maybe you’re thinking of selling your home in the near future and you’d like to increase its value before listing it on […]

    August 2, 2016

  • Summer Home Safety Tips

    Summer is the time when those of all ages enjoy some fun in the sun. While the sun is blazing, kids play in the backyard while Dad grills up some burgers and hot dogs. You might be prepared for the occasional skinned knee or sunburn, but it’s important to take some time to prevent more […]

    June 30, 2016

  • Home Maintenance Tips for the Summer Season

    After the long, cold winter and all those April showers, your home and yard probably could use a little TLC. By now, you should’ve completed your spring cleaning tasks, so it’s time to move on to some of those outside projects and other maintenance tasks to get your home ready for the summer months ahead. […]

    May 31, 2016

  • Why Landlords Need Insurance

    When you’ve got rental property, whether it’s one property or several, it’s important to protect your investment. You’ve already probably got a lot on your plate, from finding the right tenants to dealing with any repair work, so keep your mind at ease by making sure you have a great landlord insurance policy. What is […]

    April 26, 2016

  • Take Pride in Your Home – It’s Time for Spring Cleaning!

      As we welcome the warmer weather, it’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning our homes. That’s right – tackling some of those tasks we only do on an annual or semi-annual. They can be tedious, but they’re an important step in keeping our families healthy and our homes clutter-free. 10 Simple Spring Cleaning […]

    April 1, 2016

  • Who Needs Flood Insurance?

    Spring is on its way, and with it comes thawing snow, rising creeks and rivers, and sometimes, heavy rains. While some areas are certainly more prone to flooding than others, a flood can happen to any one of us regardless of where we live. In fact, according to Floodsmart.gov, floods are actually the number one […]

    March 2, 2016

  • The Biggest Myths about Homeowners Insurance

    As a homeowner, obtaining insurance coverage is an important part of protecting your home and your belongings. Not only that, but most lenders require you to have homeowners insurance before they’ll provide financing. Even after you’ve paid off your mortgage, it’s vital that you keep your policy active so you don’t risk losing all that […]

    January 29, 2016

  • Resolutions for a Safe and Happy New Year

    A New Year is upon us, and while you’re making personal resolutions like to eat healthier and exercise more often, consider making some resolutions in regards to your home, too. The New Year offers a fresh start and is a great time to make positive changes in all aspects of your life. Not only should […]

    January 4, 2016

  • Keeping Your Home Safe over the Holidays

    The closer the holidays get, the more hectic our schedules tend to become. It seems like there’s a never-ending list of things to do, from shopping and wrapping presents to baking cookies and visiting friends or family. However, there’s one other task you also should add to your holiday checklist: making sure your home is […]

    November 24, 2015

  • Emergency Kits for the Home – What to Include?

    If you’re like most people, you probably think that a disaster won’t happen to your community. It can be difficult to think in terms of the worst-case scenario, but being prepared for an emergency situation is important to keep you and your family safe and healthy. If a disaster does strike, you want to make […]

    October 27, 2015