Their Home Sweet (First) Home Was Nothing Like They Imagined
Always expect the unexpected when buying your first home. Read the story of these first time home buyers and learn some useful tips to help you out.
Our Home Was Ready When Covid-19 Hit Because We Designed It to Accommodate the Unexpected
Read the incredible real story of an aging-in-place designer who created a home that allows family members of all ages to visit and live comfortably.
A Home Addition Can Mean Extra Income, More Room for Family — Or Even a Dream Home
A modern take on the granny flat, the ADU, or Accessory Dwelling Unit, is going viral. Building one can be arduous and expensive, but these homeowners say they’re glad they did it.
Own a Home Built Before 1980? Your Electrical System Might Need Some Attention
Old homes may have electrical system problems that require extra attention. Learn about potential electrical system issues and possible solutions.
Rethink Bacon, Laundry Baskets and Other Tips from a Couple Who Downsized to 536 Square Feet
Tired of mowing the lawn & scrubbing bathrooms every weekend, Claudia & Garrett Pennington downsized from a 1,500-square-foot house to give the tiny house a try.
How a Dog Forced a Kitchen Remodel
Ever heard of a “cup half full” kind of dog? A Farmers agent shares a funny yet cautionary tale from the Hall of Claims.
He Popped the Question, Then Dropped Her Engagement Ring in a River
Meet the man who finds and reunites lost rings, jewelry and other valuable keepsakes with their very grateful owners using metal detectors.
From Scorpions to Monsoons to — Yes — Snow, Home Maintenance in Arizona Requires Ingenuity
From scorpions to monsoons, home maintenance in Arizona requires ingenuity. Here’s how to protect your home from desert weather and wildlife.
Why Should I Pay For Full RV Coverage Even During Months I Don’t Use My RV?
For the off-season, Farmers Insurance offers storage-only RV insurance. This only covers your RV for fire, theft, vandalism, and acts of nature. Learn more.
They Wanted a Bigger Living Room. They Got an Indoor Waterpark
From Indoor Waterfalls To Mosquito Larvae, Learn From One Contractor's Remodel Horror Stories.
When Your Teenager Tells You, “I've Got This”
Her family's Central Texas home was considered outside of the danger zone, then back-to-back disasters changed everything.
This Mom’s Trouble Sounded like a Million Trains Coming
Even if your home is considered outside the danger zone you could still be at risk Learn about the importance of flood insurance before disaster strikes.
When a Car Damages Your House
What happens when a driver causes damage to your home? A Farmers Insurance® agent has the answer.
If I Love It, Should I List It? How Do I Take a Home Inventory?
Whether you write it down, take pictures or shoot video, a home inventory can be a useful way to keep a record of what’s valuable to you.
What Is Umbrella Insurance and Why Should I Consider It?
Umbrella coverage provides an extra layer of liability limits for covered losses. A Farmers® agent explains how umbrella coverage works.
Dog Showers, Catios (AKA Cat Patios) and More Home Renovations for the Truly Pet-Obsessed
Architects, veterinarians and pet hotel designers share home improvement tips that can make life even sweeter for four-legged family members.
Before You Redo Your Closet, Read This
Can’t find anything to wear? It could be the closet’s fault. Find out how remodeling and organizing a closet can solve wardrobe problems (and save money).
How Do I File a Home Insurance Claim?
Filing a home insurance claim is quick and easy. You can file anytime by phone or online. Learn more on how Farmers home insurance claim process works.
What Does Condo Insurance Cover?
Condo insurance covers your personal property located inside the unit as well as installed items. Learn more about condo coverage here.
Is Home Insurance Required If I Own a Home?
While it's not required by law, lenders will require you to have insurance until your loan is paid. It's also a great idea to keep for damages or injuries. Learn why.
What Are Some Things I Should Consider When Buying Home Insurance?
Start by thinking about what you stand to lose in a fire, tornado or some other catastrophic event. Your house, and personal property should be covered. Learn more.
Does Home Insurance Cover Plumbing?
Most home insurance policies don't cover plumbing problems, but they usually cover sudden, accidental events, like bursting from frozen pipes. Learn more.
Nine Steps to Hurricane Ready
You may think you know what do in a disaster, but are you prepared? Here are nine manageable steps to help you get ready before the next extreme storm.
Why You May Want to Rethink That Oversized Tub (and Other Bathroom Remodeling Considerations)
Should you roll up your sleeves or pull out a checkbook? A featured contractor on HGTV's "House Hunters Renovation" weighs in.