Entries by rdegrella

Heavy Rain? Be on the lookout!

Your home protects you from the elements, but heavy rains can weaken that protection. With a little maintenance and a healthy dose of vigilance, you can stay safe and dry.

Car Sharing

There are benefits and drawbacks to car sharing—just like when you drive your own car—but is sharing right for you? 4 things you should consider before getting started.

The Gift of Jewelry

Whether it’s a gift from someone or a gift to yourself, new jewelry can bring some sparkle to your life. However, many people who find themselves victimized by burglars—or worse, a fire or some other disaster—find out too late that they didn’t have enough insurance to replace their jewelry.

Do I Need Rental Car Insurance?

Most travelers have the vague notion they don’t really need to buy rental car insurance – that it is somehow covered already. With just enough doubt in their minds, and the need to make a quick decision, they buy it just to be safe.

3 Tips to be Home (and Safe) for the Holidays

The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also one of the most dangerous. Nearly a third of all home fires take place during the winter holiday season. It is also a peak time of year for home burglaries. To keep your home safe and secure this holiday season, here are three simple rules.

5 Common Homeowner Mistakes

Owning a home is great, it can also be a hassle. When unexpected issues pop up—whether it’s a minor breakdown or a major catastrophe, it will require time and money to fix. In many instances, the issues can be avoided with a little effort ahead of time. Here are 5 common mistakes and tips from experts to avoid them.

Bored During COVID? Make Your Home Safer!

During these crazy times many people are working on home improvements. There are plenty of simple maintenance tasks and other improvements you can utilize to make your home safer. You won’t have to break out the power tools or worry about getting in over your head.

10 Ways to Prevent Basement Mold

Mold causes many health problems such as asthma, infections, cough, rashes, congestion and allergies. The best way to prevent mold growth is to control humidity and moisture in your basement.