4 Things to Know About Condo Insurance

Written By Charlotte Insurance on October 22, 2019. It has 0 comments.

condo in need of charlotte condo insurance

Owning a condo is a great option for people from all walks of life. Empty nesters and retirees have less house to take care of. Newlyweds can have a nice home before they start a family. Small families can have the space they need instead of owning too much home. And if you hate doing […]

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Fire Prevention Week 2019

Written By Charlotte Insurance on October 6, 2019. It has 0 comments.

a home on fire during fire prevention week of 2019

Not every hero wears a cape, so plan and practice your escape in case of a home fire. Fire Prevention Week (October 6-12) is an excellent time to educate everyone in your home and in your life on how they can keep themselves safe from home fires.  In a typical home, you may have as […]

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Renting Out Your Home – Is It Worth the Risk?

Written By Charlotte Insurance on September 30, 2019. It has 0 comments.

house that may need rental

Renting your home out sounds like a great way to make money or to hold onto a property you’re not living in. With the right tenants and an understanding the responsibilities you have has a landlord, it can be a sound way to build your income. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t any risks involved.  […]

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Chimney Maintenance

Written By Charlotte Insurance on September 26, 2019. It has 0 comments.

a fireplace belonging to someone who followed some fireplace and chimney safety tips

Winter is just around the corner — don’t let the last few warm days fool you. If you’re dreaming of a crackling fire on a cold night, now is the time to think about your chimney and fireplace. Proper care and maintenance not only keeps your fireplace functioning properly, it prevents damage and disasters. Here’s […]

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Hazard Insurance: What It Is and What It Isn’t

Written By Charlotte Insurance on September 23, 2019. It has 0 comments.

a couple ready to learn about hazard insurance

Are you buying a new home? Did your mortgage lender tell you that you need hazard insurance as a requirement for the purchase and you can’t go to closing until you have it? You know you need homeowners insurance, but you didn’t know about hazard insurance! Don’t panic. Hazard insurance isn’t a special kind of […]

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Fall and Fire Pits

Written By Charlotte Insurance on September 2, 2019. It has 0 comments.

fire pit safety tips

Fall weather is in the air, and the heat has started to lift. What better time to hang out with friends or enjoy a peaceful moment at home around your fire pit? Fire pits are popular in fall weather as homeowners extend their living space to the back yard or their patio. If you’re ready […]

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Making Room for Mom and Dad

Written By Charlotte Insurance on August 22, 2019. It has 0 comments.

elderly parents who are moving in with their children soon

As our parents age, it’s not uncommon to face decisions about where they’ll live and who will take care of them.  If you’re facing these life changes, here’s what you need to know to get your home and your family ready for your parents to move in with you. Understand Why the Move is Happening […]

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Going Away to College Checklist (for Parents!)

Written By Charlotte Insurance on August 16, 2019. It has 0 comments.

a group of students who need to review their college checklists

The end of summer is almost here, and that means your baby is about to head off to college. While they’re trying to figure out what to pack and what to leave at home, you’re probably thinking of the logistics of having them away from home for most of the year. To help you stay […]

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Protecting Your Home While You’re Away

Written By Charlotte Insurance on July 30, 2019. It has 0 comments.

a burglar breaking ijnto a home while the family is on vacation

The summer months are a great time for a family getaway, whether you’re headed across North Carolina or across the country. While you’re gone, your home is vulnerable to emergencies, natural disasters, and dishonest people. Before you head out of town, make sure you’ve done everything you can to protect your home.  Keep Your Maintenance […]

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6 Safety Tips for Grilling Season

Written By Charlotte Insurance on July 12, 2019. It has 0 comments.

a grill belonging to someone who followed common grilling safety tips

Nothing says “summer” quite like an outdoor barbecue. Are you ready to fire up the grill? Before you break out the charcoal or propane, let’s review some safety tips. First, some interesting grilling facts from the National Fire Prevention Association: 70 percent of Americans own a grill, and 64 percent of these are gas grills. […]

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