How is a Homeowners Insurance Claim Managed?

Homeowners Insurance Claim with wooden house

One of the hardest situations any homeowner can experience is an insurance claim. Something bad happened and hopefully, everyone in the home is safe and away from danger. After a storm, fire, or water event happens, then comes the next step of determining how to repair the damage. How should homeowners file a claim after […]

Mindful Landscaping Tips to Prevent Damage to Your Home’s Foundation

Landscaping tips to prevent damage to your homes foundation

As the literal building blocks for the rest of your home, your foundation works hard to support the rest of your home while providing a barrier from the moisture, insulation from the cold, and protection from the shifting soil that surrounds it. Your home’s foundation is one of the most important components of your house, […]

How to Tell If You Have Ice Dams

ice dam icicles on roof

Ice dams are among the most destructive winter phenomenon, but most homeowners are not aware of what they are and what causes them, let alone how to tell if they have them. But keeping a vigilant eye out this winter for ice dams forming along your roof can save you a lot of money in […]

Tips for Keeping Water Away from Your Home’s Foundation

water near foundation

In order to stand the test of time, a house must first be built upon a strong foundation. But even the strongest foundation can be weakened by excess moisture that puts added strain on its walls. Read on to learn about the many problems moisture can cause and to discover some helpful tips for keeping […]

The Purpose & Importance of Gutters

Gutter being held by worker

Most homeowners don’t give their gutters much thought until the leaves start falling. We all know we should be cleaning the gutters in the spring and the fall (if not more), but most people don’t really know what purpose the gutters serve or how they protect our homes. We hope this overview will help you […]