Own a Home and Want to Save on Insurance? Try These Maintenance Tips First.
If you own a home, chances are, you’re going to eventually make some upgrades. From installing new kitchen countertops or adding a patio, home improvements can be exciting. But did you know some improvements can also help you save on home insurance? It’s true: Some home maintenance endeavors can actually...
How to Hire a Contractor to Get an Incredible Home Remodel
The past couple of years have brought a major boom to the home improvement and repair industry. More people are buying fixer-uppers to renovate or adding equity to their current homes by remodeling.1 If you’re one of the many homeowners looking to start a home improvement project, we’re here to...
How to Prevent Basement Flooding and Water Damage
For most homeowners, basement flooding and water damage can be incredibly daunting. When water seeps into a home after a storm, a flood or a pipe leak, the average cost of repairs is $3,123.1 But, if you’re proactive and conduct regular maintenance, you can help prevent flooding and water damage...
Winter Storm Season: How to Prep and Avoid Home Insurance Claims
Prior to winter storm season, it’s important to prep your home in the early fall—before the risk of inclement weather arrives. Performing regular maintenance can help you avoid costly home insurance claims during the winter months. Learn about some of the top winter home insurance claims and what you can...
How to Prevent a Broken Tree From Causing Major Home Damage
What would happen if a storm took a tree down on your property? A broken tree or one of its limbs can cause major (and costly) damage to your roof, siding, deck or even your car. Fortunately, most tree damage is preventable. Paying attention to detail and regular tree maintenance...
6 Important Signs You Need A New Roof
Unsure if you need a new roof? It can be hard to know, especially if you’re not a roofing professional. To help, we’ve put together six no-fail signs you need a new roof. And remember, proactive, regular maintenance can help you avoid major issues down the road. Sign #1: Light...
The Ultimate Summer Home Maintenance Schedule
With warmer weather here, you’re probably ready to take a break and enjoy the outdoors. But first, have you prepped your home, so you can relax and enjoy a safe summer? Summertime is the perfect time to keep up with your home maintenance schedule. We’ve put together a summer home...
Ice Dams: Causes and How to Prevent Them
Ice dams can be a real issue in the winter months. Learn what these potential roof hazards are and how you can prevent them from damaging your home.
Winter Weatherproofing Checklist
Check these tasks off your list to winterize your home. They’ll help you stay warm, save money and reduce the likelihood of costly damages. The winter season’s wind, snow and ice can wreak havoc on your home without the right precautions. Plus, winterizing your house can help you save money...
What You Should Know About Hurricane Preparedness
Before and after a hurricane, there are ways you can help protect your family and your home. Learn what you should know before a storm hits. Hurricanes can lead to destruction and devastation, but there are many ways you can help protect yourself and prevent damage to your home. Amica’s Storm...