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How to Make a Home Inventory Spreadsheet for Insurance Purposes

2018-10-30T18:53:28+00:00November 5th, 2018|

Let's say that you lost all your possessions in a house fire (knock on wood). When you talk to your insurance adjuster, you will need to provide a list of all the items you had, and without a home inventory insurance list it will be almost impossible to recoup the full value of your possessions.

Decorating on a Budget: 5 Home Decor Budgeting Tips for Restoring Your Home After a Flood

2018-10-18T16:00:47+00:00October 29th, 2018|

One of the unfortunate side effects of any type of flood is that you have to redecorate your home. What can make it even more difficult is that you simply don't have the financial resources to make everything the way it was before the storm. Fortunately, decorating on a budget is easier than you might

What To Do After a Fire: 5 Recovery Tips

2018-10-15T10:34:13+00:00October 22nd, 2018|

You take precautions. You have a safety plan in place. No matter how much you prepare, a house fire can still catch you off guard. Everyday things like cooking or smoking are the leading causes of homes going up in flames. House fires can happen quickly, usually taking only 30 seconds to go from manageable

Pet Disaster Management: How to Prepare Your Pets for Natural Disaster

2018-10-15T10:13:59+00:00October 15th, 2018|

A lot of people have a disaster plan in place if anything goes wrong. You may know what to do with your family or even some of your close friends, but what about your pets? It's estimated that 68% of US households own a pet. Pets are part of the family, and they need to

Which Important Documents Should You Protect From a Natural Disaster?

2018-09-11T10:54:50+00:00September 29th, 2018|

If the worlds CO2 emissions went down to zero, it would not change the worsening frequency of natural disasters. No matter where you live, fires, hurricanes, tornados, drought, and floods are becoming more prevalent and dangerous. Don't wait until it's too late to safeguard your personal information and possessions. In the event of a disaster,

5 Practical Tips for How to Repair Water Damaged Carpeting

2018-09-11T10:58:29+00:00September 23rd, 2018|

If your home has been subject to extensive flooding, you may be panicking about your water damaged carpeting. After all, carpeting isn't cheap! But did you know that water damaged carpeting could also pose major health risks to you and your family? It's true. The moisture from the flood encourages the growth of mold, mildew,

What Causes Floods? 5 Common Flooding Causes

2018-10-02T10:58:05+00:00September 22nd, 2018|

If you've ever had your toilet overflow, then you understand it takes a while to build back the trust. Going down to the basement for something to find yourself ankle-deep in water is not fun. Floods can cause a lot of damage, not just to our home but our property, as well. What causes floods

What to Do After a House Fire: The Very First Actions You Should Take

2018-09-11T11:07:30+00:00September 16th, 2018|

If your home succumbs to a fire, though it can feel defeating, know that there's a better future ahead of you. During such a traumatic and confusing time, it's hard to know what steps should be taken next to recover your old life. Remain calm, surround yourself with as much positivity and support as you

Important Fire Prevention Tips Everyone Should Know

2018-09-11T11:10:59+00:00September 15th, 2018|

Your home is your safe place. But how safe is it really? Many people don't take the time to think about fire prevention until it's too late. And yet fire prevention doesn't have to be complicated, expensive or time-consuming. There are a handful of fire prevention tips that can make your home a safer place

The Top 5 Causes of House Fires and How to Avoid Them

2018-09-11T11:12:46+00:00September 9th, 2018|

House fires are far too common in the United States. In fact, there are over 350,000 house fires in the U.S. each year. These fires cause devastating property damage. The annual bill for home damages is in excess of $5.5 billion per year. Most importantly, home fires can result in the loss of human life.