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Sep
13

What Every Homeowner Needs to Know To Prepare For A Hurricane

What Every Homeowner Needs to Know To Prepare For A Hurricane
When a hurricane approaches the U.S, the first reaction for many people is fear, stress and worry. Especially after the devastating effects of previous hurricanes like Andrew, Katrina, Sandy, Maria and Harvey. Instead of retreating into panic mode, the best plan of action is to stay calm and get prepared. Even if you've been through a hurricane before, you don't want to be caught off-guard. We've talked to our experts and pulled together these top tips to help every homeowner prepare for a hurri...
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Sep
13

How To Improve the Value & Safety Of Your Home

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Whether a new homeowner or existing one, improving the value and safety of your home should always be top of mind. Who doesn't want the peace of mind that comes with knowing your home is taken care of? Well-maintained? And, as a result, worth more? Can you even put a price tag on a well-maintained home that keeps loved ones safe and sound? This article takes a closer look at the benefits of home maintenance and safety, how to avoid insurance claims and ways to improve your home. We will cover so...
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Aug
07

Getting to Know a Home Takes Time

Getting to Know a Home Takes Time
Houses are a lot like people. If asked, most houses would say, "I'm good, thanks" or "I am great - how are you?" When you look deeper though, or ask again...you then start to hear about the challenges and the frustrations - the leaking foundation, the cracked tiles, the sloping floor boards, the clicking sound in the furnace. Unfortunately, most of these small issues don't make much "noise" until there is a resulting crisis. Fortunately, informed homeowners know which types of warning ...
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