Tips to help prepare for and recover from floods
What to Do if Your Car Has Flood Damage
If your car was partially submerged in floodwater, follow our checklist for assessing flood damage afterwards.
Flooded Basement Common Causes
Wet basement problems can cost you thousands of dollars. Here are steps to help identify the source of the water and ways to minimize your risk.
All flood prevention tips
Prevent Water in Your Basement
Reduce sewer or drain losses in your basement by checking drainage, reducing backflow, and installing a sump pump.
Help Control Your Home's Safety With Your Smartphone
The latest generation of smart home monitoring goes far beyond smoke detection and intrusion alerts.
Prepare Your Home For Spring Storms
You can't stop spring showers, but you can prepare your home and surroundings for thunderstorms, severe winds and more.
Minimize Excess Moisture
Protect your home by eliminating excess moisture before it causes major damage. These tips on moisture resistance can help.
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.
Tips for the family
Prepare Your Babysitter for Emergencies
Prepare and arm your babysitter for success and emergency situations by leaving important information about your house, your family and your child.
Designing a Safe Room
Constructing a storm shelter space within your home can help protect you from natural disasters and weather emergencies.
Teaching Your Kids Emergency Preparedness
Help kids understand what to do in the event of a weather emergency, and get our emergency preparedness tips for you and your family.
Home Inventory How to Create One
A home inventory is a way to help make home or renters insurance coverage decisions & expedite the insurance claims process after theft, damage or loss.
How To Be Prepared for Home Insurance Reviews
Make sure you regularly review your home insurance coverage to be properly covered. Here are some tips to have a good insurance review.
Replacement Cost vs. Market Value
Learn the difference between the replacement cost and market value coverage types.
What if Insurance Is Not Enough to Cover Damages?
You may want to consider a personal article insurance or personal liability insurance policy to help protect your possessions, home and future earnings.
Personal property and casualty insurance
What is Personal Property and Casualty Insurance? Learn more information on automobile, homeowners, watercraft, condo, renters and more.
Tips for recovering from a flood
Pros and Cons of Metal Roofs for Your Home
Whether you're buying a home with one or thinking of installing, here's what to know.
Help Protect Yourself From Contractor Scams
If your area got hit hard with a catastrophe or weather event, shady contractors may arrive offering repairs. Learn tips that might help you spot them.
Portable Generator Safety
Check out these portable generator safety tips for when you need to provide temporary power to your home or wherever you need it.
DIY Home Renovations. The Pros & Cons of Doing It Yourself
Before jumping into a home or apartment project, weigh the pros and cons of a DIY approach vs. hiring a professional contractor.
Impact-Resistant Roofing Material That Stands Up to Nature
Weather conditions can weaken or destroy your roof system. Impact-resistant shingles can help.
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