When the weather is nice, most of us venture outdoors. While picnics and barbecues are a given during great weather, even the clearest of days can bring its share of problems if things don’t go according to plan. From food borne illness to fires, prepare for your next outdoor party with these helpful tips:
You see your home every day, but how often do you really inspect it? One small leak or crack can lead to thousands of dollars in damage. These problems can go unnoticed for months and when they’re eventually found, the damage is already done. Take the time to thoroughly inspect all parts of your home for cracks, leaks, corrosion, and other damage before a small[...]
According to Save the Children, an estimated 69 million children are separated from their parents/guardians each day when they go to work. While apart, things don’t always go according to plan. A disaster can strike at any moment and won’t wait for you or your family to be prepared and together. While we have warnings for hurricanes and most storms, what about car[...]
June 1st is a date that strikes fear and apprehension for most insurance professionals. Hurricane Season begins on June 1st each year and runs until the end of November, however, hurricanes can form earlier than June 1st and continue into December depending on the temperature of the water and the conditions of the ocean. If conditions are “right,” a hurricane can[...]
Swimming pools are a great way to cool off during the hot summer months and a perfect setting for birthday parties or BBQs, but are you covered if a guest is injured while using your pool? What kind of liability coverage does your homeowners policy provide? If you’re not sure, take the time to review these three items and talk to a local Lighthouse agent to review[...]
Home renovations are exciting, but they can also be very stressful. We choose to remodel for many reasons. Whether you are renovating due to updating an old structure, adding more square feet, replacing a damaged structure or if mother nature jumpstarts a remodeling project, check out these three major things you need to know about whether your homeowners insurance
Outdoor BBQs are a favorite summer activity. While July is a peak month for grilling fires, don’t be another statistic and practice safe grilling techniques! Keep your home safe this summer, and avoid costly insurance claims or injuries to you and your guests by following these five grilling safety tips.
Summer is in full swing and you’re all packed to spend a week at a vacation home with your friends and family. You’ve prepared your home for your absence, but there is one last thing on your check list: does your homeowners policy cover you when you rent a vacation home? You might be wondering if it is even worth it, but consider this: you’re bringing personal[...]
Make shopping for Father’s Day more fun and less of a chore! Being a dad is hard work so show him how much you appreciate him on Father’s Day. He pushed you on your bike before you learned how to balance, never missed a soccer game, and gave advice when life got tough. There probably isn’t any gift that can repay him for all his wise words and long shifts at work[...]
It is important for the safety of pet owners and pets, to have a plan in place for caring for pets during a disaster. In the chaos that comes with a storm, one of the most vulnerable members of your family can be forgotten about...your pet. The best way to protect them is to plan ahead. Prepare every member of your family for storm season with these helpful tips.