From 1776 to the present day, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence, with festivities ranging from fireworks, parades, and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues. Here are some interesting facts about our Independence Day that are a great conversation piece at your next get together, along with some tips for celebrating the holiday safely. Read more
Getting ready to take the next big step in home buying is an exciting time, but it’s also important to do your research. Buying your forever home can be overwhelming and scary, but we want to help ease the stress. Before you make an offer, be sure to look out for these things. Here’s what you should look for when searching for your new home. Each has the potential to raise or lower your insurance premium. Read more
As more Americans take to the roads, skies, rails, and waterways to celebrate our nation’s Memorial Day, the more important it is to be necessarily informed before traveling. It is a fun day of family, friends and outdoor activities that requires some safety precautions. Read more
It’s estimated U.S. consumers will spend $20.7 billion on Valentine’s Day gifts in 2019 according to the National Retail Federation, of that an estimated $3.9 billion on jewelry. If you are giving or receiving, make sure you take the appropriate steps to insure your valuables. Most think their jewelry is covered by their home insurance policy, but the provisions are very small, and you need to make sure you are fully insured. You might not initially be thinking of anything happening to your precious and sentimental token, but the sooner it’s insured, the sooner you’ll be protected. While insuring your jewelry may be the last thing on your mind, being properly informed about being insured can be a great piece of mind.
The holidays are quickly approaching, and with them comes a time for family, food and festive celebration! ‘Tis the season to be jolly, but unfortunately, it is also the season for home fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Thanksgiving Day has historically been the top day for house fires. The day before Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and Christmas Eve follow close behind. Whether you’re traveling to a different state, going down the street, or hosting a big gathering at your home, we hope you have a wonderful and safe holiday season! Take a look at these tips to keep yourself, your family and your home protected in the days ahead.