New Law Requires $1 Million Liability Limit for Short-term Rentals
Homeowners renting their house out through Airbnb need to carry $1 million in insurance and register with Department of Revenue.
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Rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft have become extremely popular. However, if you are using your personal auto to provide these services there can be significant coverage gaps. Please contact us to discuss ways to fill those gaps.
Winter is here - Smart thermostats can save you money and help prevent loss.
Learn about the benefits of these and and other smart home devices.
12 Ways You Can Avoid Frozen Pipes
* During extended periods of sub-zero temperatures, be sure to set your home's thermostat to at least 60 degrees. This helps ensure that the temperature is adequate throughout your home, and especially in colder areas.
* Shut off any exterior water faucets, and drain the remaining water from the pipes to prevent freezing.
* Add several low-temperature sensors to your central alarm system. Place the sensors in remote areas of your home.
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Recognizing Fire Hazards in Your Home
Recognizing fire hazards in your home and being proactive about addressing them is an important part of being a homeowner. In this article, we’ll cover a few of the most overlooked fire dangers you can address in order to create a much safer home for you and your loved ones.
Extension cords are often a necessary addition to the home, but one that can pose a real threat. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International, “Roughly 3,300 home fires originate in extension cords each year, killing 50 people and injuring about 270 more.” But there are ways to use them safely and effectively. First, check for potential dangers. Cords that are overloaded can lead to overheating that causes fires. You should know how many watts your extension cord can handle before plugging things in. Make sure cords aren’t pinched in doors, windows, or under heavy furniture, which could damage the cord’s insulation. Never use a cord that appears in any way damaged, and never staple cords to walls or run them through walls or ceilings, or under carpets.
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