The Insurance House Blog
The Insurance House Blog
Welcome to our new insurance agency blog!
This is our very first post. We're not quite sure what we're going to write about here, but the plan is to create helpful content for customers and prospective clients about information that is relevant to you.
We hope you'll come to view this as a top resource for keeping your family and your finances safe.
Here are a few of the topics we may be writing about:
The time has arrived for homeowners in Southern Illinois to begin winterizing their properties in order to avoid winter damage and insurance claims. The Insurance House in Marion, Illinois would like to pass along 7 home winterizing tips for cooler weather.
Generally, pipes that are exposed to frigid outdoor temperatures freeze more readily—such as hose bibs, swimming pool lines and water sprinkler lines. Pipes that run along exterior walls in your home with minimal insulation also tend to freeze more easily.
Just a single inch of water from flooding can cause costly damage to your home! Here’s what you need to know about insuring against damages caused by a flood.
The number of electric cars in the U.S. continues to increase, and many homeowners are choosing to purchase these vehicles to reduce fuel costs and help the environment. Like any device that requires electricity to charge it, homeowners need to be mindful of the limitations of their electrical system when charging their vehicles at home. To reduce the risk of damage to both a home’s electrical system and to the vehicle’s battery, homeowners should follow some basic safety guidelines:
What can remote workers do to help protect their companies’ networks? The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence offers recommendations to improve your cybersecurity while working from home:
Why create a home inventory checklist?
Though your homeowners insurance policy provides the protection that you need in the event of a loss such as a fire or burglary, your policy can only pay for items that you can document. In order to assure that all your prize possessions will be replaced, you should conduct a home inventory so you have a finite record of everything that you own. This inventory will assist you in determining which items were destroyed or stolen.
Did You Know?
The U.S. Fire Administration states that Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires. While preparing your Thanksgiving turkey can be a timeless tradition, it’s important to keep cooking safety measures in mind to protect yourself, your guests and your home.