Home Renovations and Insurance

home remodeling

Avoid coverage gaps during and after a remodel     You’ve hired a reputable builder, collected paint swatches and selected your new fixtures. Now your long-awaited remodeling project is about to begin. Before the first hammer swings, there is one more thing that you need to do—talk to your insurance agent.   Update your home,… [Read More]

Wildfire Proof Your Home

wildfire

Protect your property and keep your family safe   Wildfire season is here. As of June 15, there were 19 active fires in Arizona alone. Though the threat of wildfires is greater in the western part of the country, they pose a threat in every state. According to the National Interagency Fire Center, over 70,000… [Read More]

Water Detection Devices

water leak

Worried about water damage? A water detection device can warn you of leaks before they cause major problems.   Choose a Water Detection Device that’s Right for You       Individual water sensors Do-it-yourself whole-home devices Automatic shut-off devices Best for Those living in an apartment or condo Renters in single-family homes and price-conscious consumers… [Read More]

Home Flooding

water on floor of house

What do to before, during and after a flood   Think you’ll never be the victim of a weather-related house flood? You might want to reconsider. In the past 5 years, floods have been documented in all 50 states. More than 20% of National Flood Insurance Program claims are paid out to properties considered to… [Read More]

Help Prevent A Homeowners Insurance Claim

plumbing repair

Part I: Home Maintenance to Avoid Water Damage   Approximate 1 in 15 homeowners will file an insurance claim each year.  And though the majority of claims are due to bad weather such as high winds and hail, many are due to mechanical failures around the home or lack of maintenance. “Many homeowners insurance claims… [Read More]