How Can I Help Prevent Pipes From Freezing?
Insulating water pipes in your home may prevent pipes from freezing. Find out additional ways to help keep pipes from bursting, from Farmers Insurance.
What Is an Insurance Premium?
An insurance premium is the amount you pay an insurance provider for a policy. Find out what types of insurance premiums there are from Farmers Insurance.
Fall Home Maintenance Tips : Farmers Insurance®
Fall is a great time to create a home maintenance checklist in preparation for cold weather months. Get fall home maintenance tips from Farmers Insurance.
This Couple Closed on Their First Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Are you planning to buy a home during the COVID-19 pandemic? Get tips from a couple that bought a house during the coronavirus lockdown.
Homeowner’s Guide to Summer Home Maintenance
Fixing, cleaning and maintaining a home while it’s warm and dry is like shopping for winter holidays in July. It pays to get it done early — before bad weather can cause emergencies.
It Wasn’t a "Natural" Disaster, but This Common Household Fixture Caused More Damage to Their Home Than a 100-Year Flood
The most common type of water damage to homes isn’t caused by hurricanes or floods. It’s caused by the dishwasher, hot water heater and other appliances or plumbing. Read real stories of epic water damage — and what homeowners, their plumbers and restoration experts say about reducing the risk of water leaks.
Curious Furballs Cause Epic Vacation Disaster
Before you get your recreational vehicle ready for the off season, read one agent’s unsettling-but-true story from our Hall of Claims.
What They Grabbed Before a Natural Disaster Hit
Natural disasters happen. What would you take with you during evacuation? Here are stories of real people saved & lost — & what really mattered in the aftermath.
Would Renters Insurance Be Worth It if I Don't Own Much?
Renters insurance can still help protect your assets even if you are just starting out on your own. Learn more about the benefits of renter insurance here.
Is My RV Covered in Mexico or Canada?
Your RV is covered anywhere in Canada, but there are some restrictions on coverage in Mexico. Learn about your options if you're planning an upcoming trip.
They Had Minutes to Pack and Flee Before the Flood
These homeowners escaped epic flooding, but floodwaters destroyed their homes. Here, they talk about how they escaped, what they did beforehand, and what they’re doing to prepare for the next flood.
I Lost My Wedding Ring on the Golf Course, Do I Have Coverage?
When a wedding ring gets lost, is there a chance you have insurance to provide coverage? A Farmers® agent explains how lost rings and valuables might be covered – and what you can do before a loss occurs.
Does Renters Insurance Cover Theft?
Renters insurance can cover theft of your personal property, but you may need special coverage for high-value items. Learn about your coverage options.
How Can Insurance Help Me Prepare for an Earthquake Disaster?
Farmers can help prepare you for an earthquake disaster. Learn more about earthquake insurance eligibility and how to prepare.
Living with the Parents Again, but under Your Roof
When Cathy Gallub's mother died in 2012, it didn't take long to realize her 92-year-old father could no longer live on his own.
High Winds Can Cause More Havoc Than You Think. Is Your House Ready?
Experts offer steps to protect your home from potential damage caused by tornadoes, hailstorms and other strong-wind disasters.
There’s Meat in the Freezer and a Bear Outside. Will Home Insurance Cover Damage If He Breaks In?
When an uninvited bear shows up for a steak dinner and makes a real mess of things, your homeowner’s insurance may cover the damage. Learn more today with Farmers.
Buying Home Insurance? Make Sure Your Valuables Are Covered
Not all home insurance policies are the same. Understand how limitations and exclusions work, to make sure your assets are protected under your homeowners policy.
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.
DIY or Pay a Pro? Navigate the Top Five Most Searched Home Improvement Jobs
Should you roll up your sleeves or pull out a checkbook? A featured contractor on HGTV’s “House Hunters Renovation” weighs in.
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).
Is My Home Covered if It’s Damaged in a Natural Disaster?
Home Insurance policies do not cover natural disasters like Floods or Earthquakes, these types of disasters are covered on their own types of policies. Learn more.
What is the Difference between Dwelling Coverage and Home Insurance?
Dwelling coverage is one part of your overall home insurance policy and only covers your home's structure. Learn more about what dwelling coverage protects.
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.
How Much Condo Insurance Do I Need?
Condo insurance coverage is almost like a package of different types of coverage types. Learn how to determine what coverages you need for your condo.
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.