Much of the damage trees can cause to property is often covered by insurance. Generally speaking, if a tree hits your home or other insured structure, your standard homeowners’ insurance policy covers the damage to the structure and its contents.
After sheltering your family from winter storms and howling winds, the exterior of your home and yard have taken a beating this year. A sunny spring day is the perfect time to get outdoors and take a good look around. Use the guide below to reveal possible damage and tackle a few DIY fixes.
The goal of Window Safety Week is twofold– for families to understand the role of windows in escaping a fire or other emergency and to learn how to safeguard against window falls.
Tips for homeowners and landlords to prevent frozen pipes and what to do if a pipe freezes or bursts.
Unattended cooking is the leading cause of kitchen fires and scald burns are the second leading cause of all burn injuries. Follow these National Fire Prevention recommendations to keep your family safe at home this season and all year round!
Having an up-to-date home inventory will help you get your insurance claim settled faster, verify losses for your income tax return and help you purchase the correct amount of insurance. Here’s how to create one…
This year Rhode Islanders were warned of one of the busiest hurricane and tropical storm seasons in recent history. Experts note that due to significant sea level rise and coastal development, tropical storms need not make a direct hit to wreak havoc on our region with storm surge and flooding. Now, during the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, emergency planning presents additional challenges for everyone which makes it more important than ever to have a solid plan. Public health and emergency response professionals have advice to help you safely prepare, evacuate, and shelter for severe storms while protecting yourself and others from COVID-19.
Whether caused by lighting, high winds or an overloaded power grid, extreme summer weather can trigger power outages— will you be ready when the lights go out? A lengthy power outage that affects your home can also threaten your family’s safety or damage your property. Here’s how to be prepared for the next power outage…
Although fly-away vacations will certainly be down this summer, you may still be planning a get-away to the great outdoors with a family road-trip or pleasure-cruise. But, before you pull out of your driveway or cast off of the dock, check out these tips to prevent burglary to ensure that you’ll have a happy homecoming!