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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."

  • Time for a Home Insurance Checkup

    Storms can put your home at risk. Don't wait until damage has been done to check your coverage. An insurance checkup now can prevent surprises later.

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  • Spring Storms

    Now that spring has "officially" arrived, it's time to think about spring storms and how to minimize any damage they could cause to your home. Taking some steps to prepare now could mean little to no damage later.

    Get Ready
  • 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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  • Keep the Roof Over Your Head in Good Condition

    Inspecting your roof twice a year is an ounce of prevention that's worth a pound of cure.

    Find Out How
  • Prevent Water Damage

    The rainiest time of year is coming up. Take advantage of dry days to fix those small leaks and cracks so they don't become big problems for you and your house later.

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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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  • Know Your Coverage

    Think you know what your homeowners or business insurance policy covers? Take this quiz to find out.

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  • Spring Cleaning

    Spring is mother nature's way of hitting the "refresh" button on her keyboard. If only refreshing your home for spring were that easy! If you don't know where to start with your spring cleaning, this list will help get you started.

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  • 13 Gardening Tips for Any Kind of Garden

    Shelter Gardens is a popular spot at our corporate headquarters. We opened this garden for our community years ago and we've learned a few things about landscaping. Check out these tips to help your garden grow.

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  • Removing Debris After a Storm

    If a storm left your yard littered with tree branches and other debris, here are some tips for removing it safely.

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