Category: Residential

Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays

Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays

From holiday candles to Christmas trees, dangling garlands and fireplaces, seasonal decorations can often be hazardous if not properly put up with care, or if it’s placed next to a potentially dangerous item. Follow our fire safety tips to keep your holidays safe for you, your family and your guests. Inspect your lights before hanging […]

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Will Homeowners Insurance Cover Chimney Repairs?

Will Homeowners Insurance Cover Chimney Repairs?

When it comes to homeowners insurance covering chimney repair, there is good news and bad news. The good news is, damage that occurs as a result of a sudden, unexpected incident will usually be covered. The not-so-good news is that any damage resulting from normal wear and tear is typically never covered. To determine if […]

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3 Things to Keep in Mind About Online Property Search

3 Things to Keep in Mind About Online Property Search

Property search has gone digital. Finding a home in 2018 looks very different than finding a home in 1998 or even 2008. Millennials currently makeup 56% of first-time home buyers and are the largest demographic of home buyers generally. So, naturally, online property search services have become much more prevalent. These tools offer convenience and […]

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Home Improvement Projects to Help You Sell

Home Improvement Projects to Help You Sell

No home is perfect. As a homeowner, you know the list of projects always grows. When it comes time to sell your home, you should strategically select a few projects that will increase the value of your home and help you find a buyer. When deciding what to focus on, you should look at your […]

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Winter Masonry Maintenance

Winter Masonry Maintenance

It’s no secret that the winter months can be hard on masonry. As water freezes and thaws it can cause damage to brick structures. Because of this, most people choose to repair their masonry either preemptively in the fall or later in the spring. You may have noticed damage to your masonry patio or chimney […]

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6 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Tackle in August

6 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Tackle in August

In August, you’re savoring the dying embers of summer, enjoying the last few pool days and cookouts before fall sets in. Understandably, catching up on home maintenance may be the furthest thing from your mind. However, it’s a good idea to take a break from the summer’s last hoorah to do some house and yard […]

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