Home Insurance · Pets

Pet Damage: Does Homeowners Cover It?

You came home to discover that Rover missed you so much he dug a hole in the carpet. And for good measure, he chewed through the drywall in the hallway. Now what? Such a situation may leave you wondering whether homeowners insurance covers pet damage to your house. What Type of Pet Damage is Covered… Continue reading Pet Damage: Does Homeowners Cover It?

Car Insurance · Tips and Tricks

Does Insurance Cover Pothole Damage?

Potholes are a fact of life on the road, especially during the winter and early spring months. Harsh weather conditions (particularly, freeze and thaw cycles) contribute to increase the likelihood of potholes and severity of the related damage, according to AccuWeather.com. What type of damage can potholes cause? Drivers should consider taking steps to prevent… Continue reading Does Insurance Cover Pothole Damage?

Community · Family · Home Insurance · Tips and Tricks

Gardening for Beginners: Why You Should Try It

Did you know that 45 minutes of weeding can burn almost as many calories as 30 minutes of high-impact aerobics? In fact, gardening can help you reduce pain, improve mental health, and even protect your home. If you’ve been thinking about picking up a new hobby, there are plenty of reasons to try gardening and plenty of ways to get… Continue reading Gardening for Beginners: Why You Should Try It

Customer Relations · Misc. Insurance · Safety

Why Workers’ Compensation Coverage is so Important

Workers’ compensation provides benefits to employees for work-related injuries or illnesses including medical care, wages from lost work time, and more. It also provides a deceased workers’ family with a financial benefit. If a workers’ family decides to sue a company, it can also help cover the related legal fees. Workers’ compensation insurance can help… Continue reading Why Workers’ Compensation Coverage is so Important

Home Insurance · Safety · Seasonal · Tips and Tricks

Sump Pump Maintenance

When a severe storm hits, homeowners may experience excess water in their basements or the lower levels of their home. A sump pump is an important tool that can help protect your property by controlling water and keeping your home dry. Sump pumps are typically found in the lowest part of a house, such as… Continue reading Sump Pump Maintenance

Customer Relations · Family · Tips and Tricks

Cleaning Routine for Your First Home

With basic supplies and room-by-room checklists, you can get into the housekeeping habit Moving into your first home is exciting and presents a wonderful opportunity to cultivate new habits, such as getting organized from the start, planting your first garden and even housekeeping. Cleaning may not be at the top of your list of things… Continue reading Cleaning Routine for Your First Home

Money · Tips and Tricks

Prioritizing Debt and Saving Money

In the early years of your adult life, debt can add up quickly. From paying back student loans to buying a car to purchasing a home, expenses may add up to more than you have in your checking or savings account. For this reason, some people turn to credit cards. Credit card debt is a… Continue reading Prioritizing Debt and Saving Money