20 Tips for Prepping Your Home Before Going on Vacation

In 2016, US residents took 1.7 billion trips for leisure. If you will be contributing to this year’s total (and hopefully you will be), you probably already know that taking a vacation requires a lot of planning. Between booking flights and hotels or deciding which roads to take and sights to see, there are a lot of moving parts to a great vacation...

Encounters of the Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist Kind

Does your current car insurance cover these collisions? One of every eight drivers are uninsured, which is why we recommend that you check your auto insurance policy for...

How to Avoid Nine of the Most Common Auto Insurance Claims

If you can avoid auto claims, it will save you a bundle on your insurance. The rates you pay are based, in part, on your past driving and claims history. While no one wants to have an accident, they...

Progressive: Boat and Watercraft Coverages

The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies has been insuring boaters for more than 35 years. A homeowner's endorsement won't cover you like a Progressive Boat policy does. They provide coverage for...

Mobile vs. Manufactured vs. Modular Homes - What's the Difference?

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (known as HUD), the difference between manufactured, modular, and mobile homes all comes down to differences in construction...

11 Tips to Prevent Your Car From Overheating

How to prevent your car from overheating 1. Park your car in the shade You can feel the temperature difference between the shade and the sun – and so can your car. Parking in the shade not only...

What To Know When Considering A Backyard Fire Pit

As the world starts opening up again, more homeowners are inviting friends and family over for fun outdoor gatherings. If you’re looking for something to spice up your backyard festivities, you can’t...

How to Get Your Motorcycle Ready for Spring

As winter snow starts to melt and icy roadways clear up under sunny spring skies, navigating streets and highways is a much more pleasurable and safer experience. It’s also the time when motorcycle...

5 Things Home Warranties Don't Cover

If you've bought a house recently, the seller may have given you a home warranty to sweeten the deal. Or you may have bought a home warranty on your own, hoping to save yourself a big bill if,...

Reasons Water Leak Detection is Important

Water damage wreaks havoc on your home both structurally and financially. Worst of all, home water damage is very common, as claims related to water damage account for nearly half of homeowners’...

When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated

If you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you may stop wearing a mask and social distancing in most settings, including at crowded indoor and outdoor events, according to new guidance issued...

Are You Renting Your Home?

Renting your home to others is becoming more popular and with Airbnb going public there seems to be more awareness of the income potential. The problem is that many people don’t realize that...

Warm Weather Tips for In and Around Your Home

Winter’s rough weather and freezing temperatures can wreak havoc on a home, but summer comes with its own share of potential hazards too. Luckily, there are steps homeowners can take to ready...

Facts About Pet Insurance

Pet health insurance If you have a dog, cat or other pet, you probably visit the veterinarian on a regular basis—and it can be expensive, especially when an illness or emergency necessitates tests or...

How to Drive Safer with Potholes

Potholes are one of the most common road hazards. It’s important for every driver to know how to avoid them, drive over them, report them and take care of their vehicle when damage happens....

Preparing Your Home and Car for Spring

Spring preparations for your home and car involve more than putting in screen doors and changing out snow tires. In addition to these tasks, you’ll also need to: Inspect the structure of your home...

Spring Start-Up Boat Checklist

Spring has sprung and for millions of boaters in the U.S. that means it’s time to take their boats out of winter storage and put them in the water. For many boaters, annual preparation and cleaning...

What Perils Are Covered by a Homeowners Insurance Policy?

Home is not only where the heart is, but is also where many of us spend a good deal of time and where we keep the things that are most important to us. Owning a home is likely the largest investment...

What's Safe To Do After Getting The COVID-19 Vaccine? Experts Weigh In.

If you just got the coronavirus vaccine and your mind is buzzing thinking about all the things you can potentially do now that you’ve got some protection against COVID-19, it’s...

Taking the Home Office Deduction? Know the Rules for Claiming it First.

In the wake of the pandemic, there’s a good chance you worked from home for part or all of 2020. As a result, you might be wondering whether you can at least save some money by writing off your...
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