While shopping for insurance, you’ll need to know the replacement cost of your home and its contents to ensure your homeowners insurance properly covers you. If your home and its contents are damaged in a storm, do you know how much it’ll cost to build your life again? Here’s how to determine the replacement cost of your home.
Have you been wanting to remodel lately? Whether you’re renting or simply not handy with a hammer or paint brush, you shouldn’t be limited to expressing your style! It is possible to decorate your home without damaging the walls AND prevent it from looking like your kid's dorm room at the same time. Find out how Lighthouse likes to decorate without damage!
Is your homeowners insurance ready for a disaster? There are many homeowners that are underinsured but aren’t aware of it. Remember, your home should be insured for the cost to rebuild your home, not the market value. Here are 4 common gaps in insurance that could cost you big time!
It’s estimated that about 11% of Americans move each year. If you’ve moved, chances are you can agree that moving is one of the most stressful things a person can go through. Packing up your life is difficult, especially when you have expensive breakables and items you’re attached to. Your personal belongings are covered while you’re on vacation by your homeowners[...]
The first snow and cold snap of the season are fun at first, but then the freezing temperatures and boredom sets in. Even if snow isn’t much of a problem in your area, cold temperatures can keep you inside searching for ways to keep yourself and your family entertained and warm. Here are some fun, simple ways to beat winter boredom!
Witches, wizards, goblins, and ghouls will be knocking on your door this All Hallows’ Eve. Prepare yourself and your home for these trick-or-treaters, to prevent the night from ending in horror!
Having a baby is a miraculous, life-changing event. Along with the new bundle of joy will come a lot of changes and transitions. Among those, things like your sleep schedule, eating habits, and the way you look at everyday items will change as a new parent. For example, in your new perspective, a cabinet might transform from useful storage space to a possible[...]
You’ve prepared your children, made an emergency communication plan, threw in some extra essentials for your pets, but what have you done to prepare your finances? Natural disasters aren’t the only type of emergency you may face. Other potential types of emergencies to prepare for include things like the loss of a job, divorce, or an accident. While supplies and[...]
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[...]