Wednesday 15 April 2020
Posted by:  1:48 AM CST

Something is hiding in our homes that we use every day, but rarely give a second thought. That is, we don't think about it until it causes problems – our plumbing. The average household needs approximately 100-120 gallons of water per person per day and has a flow rate (more)

Posted by:  1:41 AM CST

You are doing the right thing. You are staying Safer At Home. But then the unexpected happens. Your pipe bursts and causes a flood. Your attempts at yet another home-cooked meal results in a small kitchen fire. Whatever your emergency or situation, please know that we are still here for you. (more)

Posted by:  2:02 AM CST

Basements are notorious for attracting unwanted water. Because they’re underground and a common location for plumbing, appliances, and utilities, they’re ripe for water damage. If you find water in your basement, you need to find out where it came from and how to fix it. Common Sources of Water in the (more)

Saturday 15 February 2020
Posted by:  2:08 AM CST

You’ve just made it through a tornado or hurricane or massive snowstorm. The dust has cleared, and you’ve managed to assess the damage to your home. You now find yourself wondering if storm damage is covered by your homeowner’s insurance. The short answer: usually. Most types of storm damage are (more)

Wednesday 15 January 2020
Posted by:  2:38 AM CST

The holidays are over. You’ve clambered into the attic to store all the decorations and knick-knacks away for another year. It smells mustier than you remember. You pull the cord for the light, and there it is: something is growing up here. It’s covering the rafters and the roof sheathing, (more)

Sunday 15 December 2019
Posted by:  5:12 PM CST

With the winter season fast approaching, the entire nation has to prepare the home for harsh, colder temperatures. Freezing or near freezing temperatures can lead to an array of household issues, most of which are easily avoidable with the appropriate preventative measures. Protect the Pipes Household plumbing can be particularly vulnerable to (more)

Friday 15 November 2019
Posted by:  12:56 PM CST

A structural fire is a disaster at any time of the year, but especially during the holidays. Unfortunately, this time of year is prime time for house fires. Between frying turkeys, dried out Christmas trees, and burning candles, there are numerous extra fire risks involved in the holiday season. It’s (more)

Tuesday 15 October 2019
Posted by:  9:28 AM CST

You’ve experienced a fire or water damage in your home. Your house is still standing, everyone is safe, and restoration is underway. Don’t forget about your furry (or scaly or feathery) companions. Do you know what to do with your pets in the event of a loss in your home? Is (more)

Posted by:  8:00 AM CST

Things Your Insurance Agent Didn’t Tell You Most homeowners and renters know they need to have insurance coverage. Unfortunately, most don’t know what their policy covers or doesn’t cover as is usually the case. From drainage issues to mold to who is responsible for the extra utility bills during the loss, (more)

Thursday 15 August 2019
Posted by:  6:00 AM CST

Sump Pump It Up Do you know about your sump pump and its importance in your home? And do you know if you’re covered by your insurance if you run into issues with your sump pump? If you live in a home that is on any foundation other than a slab, you (more)