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Why Should Consider Renters Insurance?

What is renters insurance?

A renter’s insurance policy insures your personal property, provides you with liability coverage, and offers you additional living expenses if you need to live in temporary housing if your apartment or home is damaged or destroyed.

Most of the time, your landlord will only cover the apartment itself that you live in, but it won’t help protect you from any damages done to your personal items inside of it. Sometimes your landlord may require you to purchase it. You may think you do not need renters insurance, but let’s take a look at why you should.

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8 Tips For Keeping Home Energy Costs Down This Summer

Home Energy CostsIt’s that time of year again. The days are long and the summer weather is beautiful. But with all the bright and shiny fun comes the heat, which in turn, creates higher home energy costs to keep cool. The outdoor temperatures are one thing that we are helpless to reduce in the short-term, but there are some steps that everyone can take to lower the amount of energy being used during the summer. Some of the biggest savings around the house come from doing a number of small things.

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Lower Your Home Heating Bill with These 8 Simple Tips

Home Heating BillLiving in New England, we all know winter weather stays cold for pretty much the entire season. Rarely do we get days where going outside doesn’t require a heavy coat. Your house is the same way during the chilliest time of the year, as it needs to keep you warm and safe from the brutal weather conditions. If you’re one of many that dread that pesky home heating bill arriving in the mail, there are a number of things you can personally do to keep the cost of heating down. A few simple house hacks could end up saving you hundreds of dollars every winter. And the best part is that you don’t have to sacrifice comfort to stay warm and cozy.

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Appraisals: What Are Your Valuables REALLY Worth?

AppraisalsThe winter holidays are approaching fast, which means many people will soon be brainstorming about all of the expensive purchases to make for friends and family. That brand-new, state-of-the-art flat screen television would go great in your son’s bedroom or the game room. You dream of that $500, high-powered mixer that looks fantastic on your kitchen counter. Don’t forget the new table saw in the shop out back!

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Spring-Cleaning: 11 ‘To-Do’ Tasks We Sometimes Forget.

Spring CleaningSpring weather is starting to peak out! This means it’s time to get the yard in shape, cook on the grill, and spend quality time outside with family and friends. It is also the time of year to start from the ground up and get the house in order. With so many things to do, it’s no wonder we can often overlook important tasks to put on our spring-cleaning list. Here is a list of 11 chores that may slip your mind when making up that spring to-do list:

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Alternative Energy: Will My Insurance Cover Solar Panels?

Solar PanelsIn your neighborhood, there’s a strong likelihood you’ve seen more and more of your neighbors installing solar panels onto their homes. Benefits of solar panels include a greener home with reduced monthly utility bills. Although the price of solar panel installation has steadily decreased each year, homeowners should still be cautious about whether or not their investment will be protected under their insurance policies.

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