What to Do Before Help Arrives in Case of Fire, Smoke, and Water Damage

What to Do Before Help Arrives in Case of Fire, Smoke, and Water Damage

Fire and Water Damage can be nasty things, even if they are dealt with right away. There are important do’s and don’ts you must know about. Fire and smoke can leave behind soot, smoke damage, fire damage, and a variety of other problems. Floors, ceilings, walls, woodwork, and carpeting will often need to be professionally cleaned in order to be Read More

Ladder Safety: Keep Yourself Up

Ladder Safety: Keep Yourself Up

Ladders can be our friends, but one false step makes them into our worst enemies. Ladders help reach those impossibly high places that we simply cannot get to. From helping us do simple jobs like replacing a light bulb, to those more professional-grade jobs like installing electrical and plumbing equipment precisely where they need to be to ensure Read More

The Drone Owner’s Guide to Insurance

The Drone Owner’s Guide to Insurance

Drones are causing quite the stir in the insurance world. Drone insurance is a great idea in case there is an accident involving the drone.  If you derive income from the use of your drone, insuring it can save you as opposed to not insuring it. Also, by acquiring insurance it may help you to close a deal with a client that  may not want to Read More

Homeowners: How Accessible Is Your Home?

Homeowners: How Accessible Is Your Home?

How homeowners can increase home accessibility.   Your life and your body will inevitably change as you get older. Does that mean you’ll be forced to move out of your home? Fortunately, the answer is no! If you make some changes to improve your home’s accessibility, you can continue to enjoy the comfort, security, and familiarity it Read More

How Homeowners Can Prevent Spontaneous Combustion

How Homeowners Can Prevent Spontaneous Combustion

Avoid spontaneous combustion, and protect against it!! Spontaneous combustion sounds like something out of a science fiction film. After all, things don’t suddenly burst into flame without any warning, do they? Actually, yes! When a flammable material touches a combustible object, a fire can break out if oxidation heats  the combustible object Read More

Wildfire Protection For Your Home

Wildfire Protection For Your Home

Protecting Your Home Against Wildfires The warming weather bodes well for your beach and pool plans, but it is problematic for our state. As the thermometer goes up, so does our risk of wildfires. The hotter days suck the moisture out of the air. Considering our deep California drought has left much of the state’s vegetation dry and flammable, Read More

CLUE Into Your Homeowners Insurance

CLUE Into Your Homeowners Insurance

Past Owners Could Be Affecting Your Homeowners Insurance Ideally, the more responsible you are the more you should be able to control the cost of your insurance coverage. You know, for example, that a clean driving record could mean a good driving discount. What many people do not know is that a claim made by a previous homeowner—even one that Read More

The Dangers Of Neglected Attics

The Dangers Of Neglected Attics

When Was The Last Time You Checked On Your Attic? An area of the home that is neglected far too often can actually be housing the arrival of a disaster. While you may be inclined to store your belongings in your attic and leave them there until they are needed, neglecting your attic can prove to be extremely consequential. When was the last time Read More

Sherman Oaks Homeowners Insurance

Homeowner Must: Scheduled Personal Property Coverage

When you put your family heirlooms away in the top drawer of your nightstand along with your engagement and wedding rings, are you confident in their security? Yes, you have purchased a standard homeowners insurance policy, but is that enough? There are an underwhelming number of homeowners who actually obtain the necessary coverage of protection Read More

Holiday Decorations/Lighting Safety

Safety Tips for Illuminating Your Home in Holiday Cheer

The time is here to spread holiday cheer all around! In doing so, many homeowners choose to illuminate their homes with colorful lights that spread the spirit of the holidays without having to say a word. If you will be decking out your home in holiday gear this year, please keep these important holiday safety tips in mind: When purchasing Read More