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Category Archives: home insurance

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist It would be amazing if all you needed to prep your home for fall was to hang a wreath and light a bunch of pumpkin spiced candles. While yes, those are a crucial part of getting ready for the change of seasons, there are more important (and not exactly fun)…

College-Bound Students

What Insurance Follows Your College-Bound Student Congratulations your child is off to college, way to go parents!  This is an exciting time of year but also comes with a lot of questions. When it comes to insurance; let’s talk about what coverages follow your student to school.   Is your child taking a car to…

Landscaping & Hardscaping Your Home

  With winter behind us, this is the best time of year to update the outside of your home! These updates can include landscaping and hardscaping. Both will create an oasis, up the curb appeal, and increase the value of your home. This post will help you determine the difference and which items you need…

Affordable Ways to Spruce Up Your Home for Spring

Spring is around the corner and if you are feeling as though your home needs a little more than a thorough spring cleaning, we have some tips for you! There are so many ways to add some life to your home which can make you feel as though you are living in a totally different…

Preventing Water Damage When Out of Town

According to the Insurance Information Institute, the second most common homeowners’ insurance claim is water damage to houses.  Leaking pipes and appliances, and damage caused by storms and  freezing conditions cause millions of dollars’ worth of damage every year. If a pipe leaks or bursts while you are on vacations, water can destroy carpets and…

Getting your Home ready to sell Checklist

Here in Minnesota, we are slowly nearing Spring and that means that the hot spring real estate market is just around the corner.  The Parade of Homes will be starting in February and that is typically when people start to consider if they want to sell their home!  Selling your home is definitely one of…

New Year Checklist

  It’s here! A new year, a new chapter, a new beginning. And how does this affect the insurance world, you ask? This is the perfect time to get all your ducks in a row with your insurance policies. Let’s start with your homeowner’s policy. Your insurance agent would need to know about any updates…

Is Your Home Insured to Replacement Costs?

If you lost your home in a fire, how much would it cost to rebuild it? The answer may be different than you think. And if your home isn’t insured to its full replacement cost, your homeowners policy may not cover the full cost for you to rebuild it in the event of a covered loss….

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