In today's modern world, virtually everything that is considered a necessity in the home is powered by electricity. We often take for granted the basic safety, however, bad wiring or defects in the wires can pose a threat to anyone in the house. According to the National Fire Protection Association, 47,700 home fires in the U.S. are caused by electrical failure or[...]
Even though it felt like winter lasted forever, last week marked the official start of the spring season! The only downside? The bright sun shines down on your dirty gutters, damaged roof shingles, and dead plants in last year’s flower bed. Now is the ideal time to get your house back in supreme shape by taking care of routine home maintenance tasks, so you can go[...]
You made it through Valentine's Day - the time of the year when love is in the air and the pressure is on for your significant other to remind you how much you are admired (and vice versa). Whether you received chocolates, flowers, or a romantic dinner this Valentine's Day, jewelry was the favorite gift this year with $4.5 billion spent on jewelry purchases in the[...]
Stay safe while bringing in the New Year with these tips from Lighthouse Property Insurance Corporation.
For many, the New Year is an opportunity for a new beginning and a chance to excel and challenge themselves. While you celebrate these new possibilities, make sure you’re staying safe while bringing in the New Year. The combination of busy roads, alcohol consumption and fireworks make this festive time one of the most dangerous holidays of the year.
Will you be among the millions watching Super Bowl LI this Sunday for some football and ads? If so, take some time to review your game day plans before hosting or attending a Super Bowl party. On average, American households invite up to 17 people into their homes to watch the game. While prepping for the day, one thing you might not consider is the risks you face[...]
Sunday, March 10th marks the day to set your clocks an hour aheadfor daylight savings time. Not only does this semi-annual event require us to adjust our clocks but it is a great reminder to consider making some updates to your home and homeowners insurance policy that could save your physical and financial life.
As unfamiliar blankets of snow cover the South, more homeowners are suffering from water losses. The Weather Channel’s tips for winter home safety 1, such as keeping a trickle of water flowing through faucets connected to pipes, could help protect your home.
Don’t underestimate the value of the belongings in your home. Take a stroll around your house and try to imagine it stripped of all your belongings. Now, consider the cost to replace every individual object within your home and take into account what you might forget when trying to recall each item from memory. Remembering every piece of furniture seems simple but[...]
Did you know that almost 1 in 4 consumers are a victim of identity fraud? One study, conducted by Javelin Strategy & Research*, found that consumers who had their Social Security number compromised in a data breach were 5 times more likely to be a fraud victim than an average consumer. Overall, identity fraud increased in 2012 for the second consecutive year,[...]