Family & Home Care

clock December 15, 2020 comments No Comments flowchart Family & Home CareOur Blog tag

Fireplaces are wonderful but can be very dangerous if they’re not properly maintained. The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) recommends an annual inspection to keep your fireplace in tip-top shape. If you haven’t considered a fireplace inspection, it is time you did. Here’s what you can expect, why an inspection is important, and the… Read more »

clock June 23, 2020 comments No Comments flowchart Family & Home CareOur Blog tag Property Maintenance

Most homeowners understand the importance of proper maintenance to keep their home looking and functioning well for many years. What many don’t know is that property maintenance can also have a direct bearing on their home insurance claims. Policies often stipulate that it is up to you to keep your property in tip-top shape. If… Read more »

clock January 30, 2020 comments No Comments flowchart Family & Home CareHomeowners InsuranceOur Blog tag Property Maintenance

Winter weather can take its toll on your home. Use this handy checklist to keep your house in tip-top shape to prevent expensive repairs. Inspect Basement Do a thorough inspection of the basement for signs of moisture such as staining, mold, or mildew. This may indicate a cracked foundation, poor ventilation, or a high water… Read more »

clock October 3, 2019 comments No Comments flowchart Family & Home CareHomeowners InsuranceOur Blog tag LiabilityProperty MaintenanceSafety

The importance of maintaining the chimney in your home can’t be stressed enough. A US Consumer Product Safety Commission report on residential structure fires found about 21,200 fires occur annually as a result of fireplaces, chimneys or chimney systems. These fires cause deaths and injuries and an estimated $93.6 million in property loss each year…. Read more »

clock September 3, 2019 comments No Comments flowchart Family & Home CareOur Blog tag

The time’s arrived and your young adult is off to college. It’s definitely worth celebrating, but if you’re like most parents there’s a bit of worry mixed into the equation too. Don’t fret! Follow this checklist so you and your son or daughter is well-prepared for their new life adventure. Financial Helping your student manage… Read more »

clock August 22, 2019 comments No Comments flowchart Family & Home CareOur Blog tag

Many families consider bringing their parents into their home once they age. Often times it is because they love their parents and want to care for them. As well, sharing your home with your parents can make sound economic sense. If you’re thinking of making room for mom and dad, consider these items so you… Read more »

clock August 8, 2019 comments No Comments flowchart Family & Home CareOur Blog tag

It can be difficult for parents to manage their kids when they’re home full-time during the summer. However, it’s not impossible. Follow these helpful tips and enjoy a fun-filled, budget summer that everyone’s sure to remember. Let Them Get Bored There’s no rule saying you have to keep your kids entertained every day during the… Read more »