Home Tool Kit
Preventative Home Maintenance
How to work with your contractor to make your home more stable, secure, and resistant to damage from earthquakes.
Financial expert Vera Gibbons explains how to fill potential gaps in your homeowners insurance with additional coverage for your valuables.
Financial expert Vera Gibbons explains how renovations can cause gaps in your homeowners coverage, and how you can fill them.
Thinking about renovating or replacing your roof? Know how to work hand in hand with your roofer to get the job done right at the right price for you.
When do you need vacant home insurance? Learn what makes a home vacant, and how you can cover your vacant home with specialty homeowners insurance.
Learn how to prep, plan, budget, and talk to your contractor about a bathroom renovation.
Want to renovate your home? Avoid serious contractor pitfalls with these 6 tips.
Make your house environmentally friendly and save money with these simple suggestions.
Run your home renovation like a business and get the best return on investment.
Take an inventory of everything in your home and it may help settle a claim faster.
Make sure your home is properly sealed and help keep your utility bills down!
Chimney blocks can cause serious issues, from fires to carbon monoxide poisoning!
Thorny bushes planted under a window can help deter burglars.
Check for frayed wires, which can lead to electrical shocks or fires.
Home Safety Tips
Did you know grapes are bad for dogs? Onions too! Even the most cautious pet owners may never have heard of some of these pet dangers around the house.
Financial expert Vera Gibbons explains how to keep yourself and your guests safer in and around your home with some quick tips.
Financial expert Vera Gibbons explains how to protect your things from theft and damage in your apartment.
Financial expert Vera Gibbons explains how to fill potential coverage gaps with insurance floaters, and protect your valuables with these helpful hints.
Financial expert Vera Gibbons explains how renovations can cause gaps in your homeowners coverage, and how you save money when you renovate.
Considering buying a vacation home? Know the 6 important things to think about before you make that down payment.
Learn the major things to keep in mind when choosing Home insurance coverage limits for you.
On the fence about renters insurance? Find out why renters insurance is a smart investment, and learn how it can help you protect yourself and your stuff.
Get ready for summer storms, because Mother Nature never takes a vacation.
Learn how to put out and control small house fires before they get out of hand.
Protect your home with a burglar alarm and you may be eligible for Homeowners insurance discounts, and sleep better at night! Learn ways to guard your home.
Avoid fires (and burned puppets) by keeping space heaters at least 3 feet from flammable items.
The best way to stay safe is to stay prepared, with an emergency kit at the ready.
Secure heavy items like book cases, TVs, and clocks to the wall to help avoid injuries.
Avoid Water Damage
Protect your home in the coming winter season with this handy checklist.
Replace washing machine hoses every 5 years to help prevent water damage.
Stop water damage at its source. Learn how to prevent water damage in your home.
Learn how to avoid frozen pipes in this vintage PSA featuring basketball legend "Dribbles" Johnson.
Properly clear snow and ice off your roof and protect your home every winter.