What is Services Line Coverage?

Should you consider services line coverage for your home? Most homeowners don't realize they are responsible for repairing or replacing the underground piping and wiring located on their property if damaged. The cost of repairing or replacing underground service lines is costly and not covered by most homeowners policies. Losses can easily total Read More

Top Questions to Ask Your Agent When Looking for Home Insurance

Don’t forget to ask these questions when shopping for your homeowners insurance. You wouldn’t go into many purchases without doing your research. The same applies for insurance, too. Being an informed customer helps you to know what homeowners insurance is best for your property and needs. Homeowners should also ask a series of questions before Read More

How to Secure Trampolines and Patio Furniture in Your Yard

Trampolines and patio furniture are all fun and games until the winds pick up. Part of making the most of the spring and summer months means getting outside and enjoying the sunshine. However, as you know, the New York weather can be temperamental. If winds start to pick up in your area, you will need to secure your trampoline and patio Read More

How to Protect Your Home from Toxic Mold & Mildew

Mold and mildew not only look bad, but they can be the cause of serious health issues if inhaled or digested.  There are more than 100,000 species of mold across the world, and while they may be essential in nature, they can be the cause of serious health ailments if they find a home in our home. Warmth and humidity are the perfect environments Read More

How to Prepare Your Home for Spring

Seasons change and with those changes, we must make the necessary preparations in order for our homes to stand a chance against a changing environment.  After a rather long and tough winter, the spring has finally come to relieve the cold and give us a bit of warmth. Here are a few tips on how you can prepare your home for the spring Read More

How to Safely Shovel Snow

Shoveling snow is one past-time that many of us dread to do, but it must be done in order to clear a path for ourselves, guests, and cars.  During the holidays, we are all happy to sing Christmas classics like "Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow" that is, until it actually starts snowing. Snow can cover our driveways and our walkways, which Read More

Identify and Remove an Ice Dam

Ice dams may sound like a cool phenomenon, but they can damage your home. Do you know how to identify and remove an ice dam? There may be times when even your best efforts to prevent an ice dam may fall short. Knowing what an ice dam is, how to spot one, and how to remove the collection of ice on your roof is important in order to protect both Read More