5 Questions to Ask Your Moving Company

5 Questions to Ask Your Moving Company A professional moving company can efficiently load and unpack a household in a fraction of the time that it would take for many of us could do it ourselves. Make sure you hire the right moving company with trained professionals who will do everything they can to make […]

8 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

8 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers A home is likely the largest single investment you’ll make, and being a first-time buyer, you are probably overwhelmed with the cost, complexity and commitment you are about to make. So before you buy your first home, make sure you’ve done your homework. From thoroughly checking out the house […]

Are You Secure and Insured While Away

Are You Secure and Insured While Away Time to hit the beach, see the world, visit family.  We are entering traveling season, which means our home may be left unatteneded while gone. Here are a couple of websites that give some good tips on securing your home—Click here and here are 14 Tips to make sure […]

Get Smart about Home Fire Safety

Get Smart about Home Fire Safety Home. It’s the place where you expect to feel safe. But more fire deaths and injuries occur in the home than in any other place. Don’t underestimate the danger of home fire. Follow home fire safety tips and make sure your family is in the know when it comes […]

Generator Safety by Travelers Insurance

Generator Safety by Travelers Insurance Storms or natural disasters can have the ability to knock your power out for an extended period of time. During an outage, portable generators can offer temporary power, but there are potential risks associated with the use of these generators. Generators can be dangerous, and can lead to illness and […]

Turkey Time… Tips on How NOT to Burn

Turkey… yum. Our favorite holiday dish. But cooking a turkey can be tricky and dangerous. Check out this video, Turkey Deep Fat Fryer Public Service Announcement, before you cook. Everyone, including the Fire Department, will thank you. Happy Turkey Cooking.

9 Home Security Tips While Away

Leaving Home for A While? Here are 9 Home Security Tips Did you know that a burglary happens every 20 seconds in the U.S., according to the FBI?1 Your home is one of your most valuable possessions, along with everything inside. It is a place you want to feel safe and secure from the potential dangers […]

Lightening Damage… It happens

From our friends at Travelers Insurance: “In 2014, lightning strikes cost $739 million in homeowners’ insurance losses, up 9.7 percent from 2013. The average lightning property damage claim by homeowners was $7,400 in 2014, up 26 percent from 2013. Florida saw the most homeowner insurance lightning claims in 2014, followed by Georgia and Texas, according […]

Seven Tips when Changing Homes

Buying and selling a home can be stressful. It used to be we bought a home and stayed in it long past when the mortgage was paid off. Today we relocate due to jobs, retire in different towns, move up or down in housing. Here are seven tips to help maybe make that transition of changing […]