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Whether you own or rent the place you call home, you need to know how to protect yourself and your investments. On this page you'll see articles that address these things and tips to make sure your home is "home sweet home."

  • Insuring Your Vacation Home

    Are you buying a vacation home? Everything from location to the type of home you're buying, as well as how you'll use the home, can factor in to the kind of coverage you'll need. 

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  • What to Do if Squatters Move In

    As vacation season quickly approaches, don't forget to protect your home from an unwanted guest. Here are a few ways to avoid this potential hazard.

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  • Easy Ways to Prep Your Home for Sale

    If you're thinking about selling your house, making necessary repairs, freshening it up and giving it some updates can make it more appealing to buyers. Here are some ways to do it.

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  • Hiring a Contractor for Home Repairs

    If you need a contractor, doing a little research ahead of time can save you a lot of headaches later on.

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  • Is Your Dream Home Really a Nightmare

    Shopping for a new home?Don't let appearances deceive you. Many homes seem to be perfect until the home inspection. A home inspection can alert you to costly problems that can turn your dream home into a nightmare.

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  • Don't Build Your Home Without It!

    If you're building a home, you need insurance before construction begins, but what kind? Explore your options in this article.

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  • Tips for a Power Outage

    Spring thunderstorms can leave you without power. You might think you're good as long as you have a flashlight and candles, but these tips shed light on food spoilage, drinking water and several other things.

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  • Summer Mold

    After spring showers, the flowers are blooming and the air is crisp, but bad things can get left behind. Find out how to avoid mold problems after a wet spring.

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  • Mower Maintenance

    Love it or hate it, mowing season is here. To make sure your mower is ready, take these six steps.

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