With everyone gearing up for fall, homeowners should start thinking about ways to prepare their homes for the upcoming winter season. Take advantage of the cooler, temperate weather to tackle outdoor projects now.
Whether you’re bringing home your first bundle of joy, growing your family, or revisiting safety methods for your existing children, it’s always good to know the tips and tricks to maintaining a safe and happy home.
You did it – you’ve moved into your first apartment off-campus and there’s plenty of excitement with new classes, friends, and a sense of independence. With everything going on though, there may be one oversight that deserves a better look.
Fire pits are quickly becoming one of the most coveted home additions. It’s a relatively inexpensive way to add an outdoor social element to your home, and provides warmth and fun for all your guests.
Homesite Insurance (Homesite), in conjunction with the American Family Dreams Foundation, will donate $25,000 to the JJ Watt Hurricane Harvey Houston Flood Relief Fund. Additionally, Homesite employees will donate funds that will be matched by the company of up to an additional $25,000, resulting in a potential contribution of $75,000.
Warmer weather means more time outdoors for your little ones and oftentimes involves adventures on a swing set.
Summer has arrived and that means grilling season is here! There’s nothing better than throwing some meat and vegetables on the grill and enjoying a barbeque with family and friends.
Whether you're going away for a weekend or a couple of weeks, it is important to make sure your home is safe while you're away. Follow these tips to protect your home and valuables when on vacation.
As the temperature heats up, it’s good to know some tips on how to keep your pet safe, as well as steps you can take if your pet does overheat.
Now with summer and the Atlantic hurricane season well underway, the potential for strong storms pose safety threats. The National Weather Service signifies severe summer weather as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and thunderstorms.
Quite a few homes are protected against smoke, fire and burglaries, but when it comes to lightning protection, homeowners are either uninformed or ignorant. "It won't happen to me" seems to be the general consensus, but one day it could happen.
Homesite Insurance (Homesite) has been awarded a 2017 Confirmit ACE (Achievement in Customer Excellence) Award in the Innovation in Customer or Employee Engagement category.
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The standard homeowners insurance policy, also known as an HO-3, covers your home for multiple perils, but there are some important exclusions. Knowing what's covered and what isn't can save you a lot of money and heartache down the line.
Flood insurance can be an important safeguard against significant financial loss, although your personal circumstances will help determine if it is right for you.
The easiest way to know what's covered with your roof coverage is to contact your insurance provider. Coverage will often depend on the age of your roof, the area you live in, and other important factors, so it's important to know the specifics of your policy.
If you are a renter, whether in an apartment, a condo or a house, consider the value of adding renters insurance to your budget. With a renters policy, you may reduce your stress about the unknown and your risk in case of a covered catastrophic event.
During cold and flu season, it is particularly important to make sure your home is germ-free. Not only will your home be cleaner and smell nicer, these 10 tricks will keep you in work or school and out of the doctor's office:
As the summer months hit and the temperature rises, people tend to go outdoors with their pet more to enjoy the nice weather in sunshine. Unfortunately, pet owners forget that although they can dress appropriately for the weather, their pet cannot. Here are a few ways to ensure your pet is not suffering from the rise in temperature:
You may be surprised to learn that water is the most common cause of damage inside a home! Ways to prevent home water damage are easier than you think if you pay attention to maintenance details and act quickly when spotting even the tiniest leak. Remember, a pinhole leak today can erupt into a waterfall tomorrow!