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Residence Tips

How Volcano Damage is Covered on Your Insurance

Learn what related destruction is covered and what is not under typical policies.

Discover Urban Gardening

A community garden offers a bouquet of benefits: Meet neighbors, beautify the area, grow your own food and more.

4 Volcano Safety Tips and Precautions

If you live within 20 miles of a volcano, you'll want to know how your family can prepare for and respond to an eruption.


We talked to millennials who earned their rental stripes through mishaps and misfortunes you may be able to avoid.

Use our rental property viewing checklist so you're organized and prepared when looking at rental listings.

You don't want too much or too little renters insurance. How to determine the right amount.

Rental and landlord scams are more common than you think. Read this article to help avoid rental scams.

Buying And Selling A Home

Financial savings and life considerations can contribute to your to-dos for home buying.

Finding the right home is all about where you are in life.

Tips and tricks for the first-time homeowner.

How to decide if downsizing is right for you.

Home Insurance

A few helpful things homeowners should keep in mind for home insurance reviews.

You may want to opt for personal liability or one of the other personal insurance options.

Is your shed, detached garage or swimming pool covered under your policy?

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

Home Maintenance

We’ve gathered intel from top cleaning professionals to help you tackle your spring cleaning to-do list.

Want a happy and structurally sound home? Stay on top of your maintenance list. We asked experts to point out quick, but important repairs.

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

Tree-trimming tips for using the right tools and making the right cuts.


Make sure you and your loved ones are keeping cool enough during the dog days.

It's important to protect kids from extreme heat, so read these car safety pointers.

Save yourself money and head-aches by learning how to stop and prevent water leaks before they start.

When to do it yourself and save money, and when you should hire a professional for home repairs.


Learn how sump pumps work and whether you should look into installing one.

You can't stop April showers, but you can prepare your home and surroundings for thunderstorms, severe winds and more.

Humidity problem in your attic? You can fix it with one of these common attic vents.

Safety tips to protect your family in case of hurricane, tornado, or other high winds.


Smart strategies to help keep your kitchen safe and clean.

Try these DIY prevention tips to stop plumbing problems before they can develop.

Help keep your connected home protected with these home security tips. Learn more from State Farm.

Master policies and unit policies: get to know the condominium insurance types available.

Farm & Ranch

You can't predict when they will occur, but you can have a home emergency plan.

The latest generation of smart home monitoring goes far beyond smoke detection and intrusion alerts.

High humidity is uncomfortable and threatens your home's structure and surfaces.

Prevent your house from becoming a target with tips for security during vacation.

Manufactured Homes

Putting off this task too long can be damaging, so follow these steps to clear gutters.

A few helpful things homeowners should keep in mind for home insurance reviews.

High temperatures, humidity, strong winds and hurricanes can really take a toll on homes in the South.

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

Home Calculators

Find Your Mortgage Fit

Looking to buy a home? Our easy-to-use calculator will help you find the terms that work for you.

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

Get the answers with our refinance calculator.

Fixed Rate Mortgage vs. Adjustable Rate Mortgage

Which type may be best for you?

Compare Home Equity Tax Savings with This Calculator

Which gives better savings, a home equity loan or line of credit? Find out with this tool.

State Farm is here with resources, tips, and advice to help you get the most out of owning a home

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