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Your Flood Risk is Rising

When my wife and I bought our first home, the last thing on our mind was that it could be damaged by a flood. After consulting with our realtor, our neighbors, and examining the impressive sump-pump system in the basement,…

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5 Sump Pump Problems That Could Ruin Your Vacation

With the recent snowstorm activity across the country and warmer temps right around the corner, we’ll soon be in the middle of a major snow meltdown. Sump pumps will become a pivotal piece of equipment in your home. This got me…

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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth A Premium Savings!

The Benjamin Franklin proverb “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is as true today as it was when Franklin made the statement. This truism can be applied to many facets of life, including insurance! How, you might…

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April Showers Bring May….Water Losses?

The old saying goes “April showers bring May flowers.”  But did you know that April showers can bring more than May flowers?  Yes, unfortunately those April showers which are so important to flower growth can also bring dreaded water losses. …

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Pump Up Your Sump Pump Maintenance

Ever thought about your sump pump? If you’re like me, probably not. It’s one of those appliances most people install and then forget about.  The expectation is that it’ll be there to handle its job when needed.

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Ten Home Maintenance Essentials for Spring

In many parts of the country, spring has arrived. The calendar even recognizes what we’re seeing before our very eyes: the vernal equinox this year is tomorrow! With the arrival of spring, so too arrives that long list of spring…

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