Do porch pirates ever get caught?

An approximated 23 million Americans have had a package swiped from their front porch—the average value of a stolen package is $200. With all the online shopping due to Covid-19 restrictions, porch pirates are out in force. Homeowners have seen a rise in package theft, especially during the holidays. While it seems like we areContinue reading “Do porch pirates ever get caught?”

Protect your home while on vacation

About 40% of burglaries don’t involve forcible entry. Just by properly securing your home, you can reduce your chances of unlawful intrusion Ensure your home is secure when you’re away While the warmer months are the most popular time for travel, they’re also the most popular for home burglaries. According to the Bureau of JusticeContinue reading “Protect your home while on vacation”

Before you start your next home remodeling project check for lead

In 1998, EPA issued a Pre-Renovation Education Rule requiring contractors and workers to distribute EPA’s lead information pamphlet, Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home. What does this mean for the property owner? The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program is a federal regulatoryprogram affecting general contractors, window companies, painters, property managers, andContinue reading “Before you start your next home remodeling project check for lead”

How much does an alarm system save on homeowners’ insurance?

Do you worry about the safety of your family and household possessions? Besides protecting your home against intruders, there are many advantages to investing in a home security alarm system: Fire Protection: Fires can break out at any time, and once they start, they spread fast. Modern home security alarm systems are equipped with smokeContinue reading “How much does an alarm system save on homeowners’ insurance?”