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Tips for maintaining your home, apartment, and condo

No matter if you’re buying, selling or maintaining a home, apartment, or condo, State Farm® can help keep you on track with these tips.

Maintenance tips for your home

Summer Maintenance for Your Home

Summer Maintenance for Your Home

It may be vacation time, but it's also the right time for these home repairs and fixes.

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Autumn home maintenance projects, such as cleaning gutters and checking your heating system, help you prepare for winter weather.

Energy Saving Tips for Winter

Energy Saving Tips for Winter

Look at these tips to save money on winter energy expenses and help winterize your home wherever you live.

Tips for buying and selling a home

Consider Capital Gains Tax on Home Sale

Consider Capital Gains Tax on Home Sale

Be proactive at understanding how taxes and capital gains may be impacted when selling a home or property.

Fixed Rate Mortgage vs. Adjustable Rate Mortgage

Fixed Rate Mortgage vs. Adjustable Rate Mortgage

Learn the differences between a fixed rate mortgage vs an adjustable rate mortgage in order to make your decision.

House Hunting

House Hunting

House hunting, getting a mortgage and prequalifying for a mortgage loan takes some research and thought to avoid wasting time and expensive risks.

Insurance tips for your home, apartment, or condo

What Is Homeowners Insurance and What Does It Cover?

What Is Homeowners Insurance and What Does It Cover?

After investing in your home it's important to have it insured properly. What are all the policy coverages, forms, and exclusions?

How do I know how much renters insurance to buy?

How do I know how much renters insurance to buy?

Tip to help choose accurate, appropriate limits for your personal property and liability coverage.

How to Create a Home Inventory

How to Create a Home Inventory

A home inventory can expedite insurance claims process after theft, damage or loss.

Tips For Renters

Renters Guide: Are You Ready to Rent?

Renters Guide: Are You Ready to Rent?

A guide to renting an apartment to help you understand what you and your landlord are responsible for.

Signing a Rental Lease: What You Need to Know

Signing a Rental Lease: What You Need to Know

Make sure you ask the right landlord-tenant questions before signing your lease and moving in.

What makes a good tenant? Keeping your rental property in tip-top shape.

What makes a good tenant? Keeping your rental property in tip-top shape.

Taking care of your rental might allow for rent negotiations and more favorable terms of the lease.

Tips for condo and unitower owners

Know What’s Covered With Condo Insurance and How It Works

Know What’s Covered With Condo Insurance and How It Works

Condo insurance coverage works in tandem with the condo association master policy. Discover how they work together to protect you and your stuff.

Condo Living Pros and Cons

Condo Living Pros and Cons

Weigh the pros and cons before you make the big decision.

How to Create a Home Inventory

How to Create a Home Inventory

A home inventory can expedite insurance claims process after theft, damage or loss.

Tips Around Manufactured Homes

Manufactured and Mobile Home Safety

Manufactured and Mobile Home Safety

When it comes to wind, how does your manufactured home rate?

Beyond Trailers, Buying Modern Manufactured Homes

Beyond Trailers, Buying Modern Manufactured Homes

It's an affordable housing category with confusion about types. Learn them here.

Ways to Stay Safe During a Severe Wind Event

Ways to Stay Safe During a Severe Wind Event

Safety tips to help your severe wind emergency planning.

Prevention tips

Causes and Prevention for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Causes and Prevention for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide is poisonous to humans and animals. Learn the warning signs to prevent CO poisoning.

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Take steps toward Christmas tree safety, preventing candle fires, and fireplace safety.

Are Power Surges Damaging Your Electronics?

Are Power Surges Damaging Your Electronics?

An invisible culprit may be harming your devices. Learn how to protect your property.

Weather related articles

4 Keys to Staying Safe in a Hailstorm

4 Keys to Staying Safe in a Hailstorm

Hail can cause injury and damage your home and possessions. Here's how to prepare.

Whole House Water Leak Detection Systems

Whole House Water Leak Detection Systems

Learn how to prevent costly water damage and the different water leak detection systems with automatic shutoff valves available on the market today.

Ways to Stay Safe During a Severe Wind Event

Ways to Stay Safe During a Severe Wind Event

Safety tips to help your severe wind emergency planning.

Calculators

Compare Home Equity Tax Savings With This Calculator

Compare Home Equity Tax Savings With This Calculator

Use this helpful calculator to learn what the tax differences could be between a Home Equity Loan and a line of credit.

Are You Better Off Paying Down Debt or Investing?

Are You Better Off Paying Down Debt or Investing?

Pay off what you owe, or invest the money and let it grow? This online tool may help.

Calculate Your Savings Plan for a Large Purchase

Calculate Your Savings Plan for a Large Purchase

Decide the best payment scheme to reach your goal amount using this online tool.

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.