6 Things Everyone Should Do When Moving Into a New House

By: Courtney Craig Published: February 18, 2015 Moving into your first home is exciting! But it also means you’ve got work to do. When I bought my first house, my timing couldn’t have been better: The house closing was two weeks before the lease was up on my apartment. That meant I could take my […]

Should You Tornado-Proof Your House?

By: John Riha Published: April 10, 2012 Here are six ways to tornado-proof your home. Warning: These aren’t cheap — nor foolproof — methods. Ever been awakened by a tornado siren in the middle of the night? It’s plenty scary — tornadoes move fast and can tear apart your house in seconds. To keep you […]

Home Security Check

By: Joseph D’Agnese Published: February 1, 2010 The first step toward protecting your home from break-ins is to conduct a home security check that will show where your property is most vulnerable. A professionally installed and monitored home security system is a nice addition to your home’s defenses, but it shouldn’t be your first step […]

Protect Data from Crash and Catastrophe

By: Joseph D’Agnese Published: October 8, 2010 Protect data and files from Mother Nature, spying eyes, and computer meltdowns. Fire, theft, and natural disaster can wipe out office data before you can say, “!@%$#%@, I didn’t back up.” You’ve worked hard to collect those gazillion bytes of information. Here’s how to protect data and avoid […]

What Does Homeowners Insurance Cover?

By: Dona DeZube You’d be surprised at what your home insurance policy doesn’t cover. Here’s what is and isn’t covered by your insurance. What does your homeowners insurance cover? The short answer is: “A basic homeowners insurance policy (called HO-1 in insurance lingo) covers your home and possessions if they’re damaged or destroyed by these […]