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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Preparing Your Home for a Tornado

Written By Charlotte Insurance on June 25, 2019. It has 0 comments.

a tornado during tornado season

We all know that it only takes one change in weather, and a tornado can be on our doorstep at any time of year, especially if a hurricane makes landfall somewhere to the south of us. Tornados don’t give a lot of warning that they’re on the way, and the damage can be surprising and […]

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What to Know Before Finishing Your Basement

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

contractor working on finishing a basement

Whether you’re trying to increase your home’s value or you want to add extra living space, finishing your basement is a big job. You’ve got a lot of decisions to make and contractors to hire to get it all done. Before you get started, consider these things first. Check for Water Issues The most common […]

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Eco-Friendly Landscaping Ideas

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

people working on an eco-friendly landscaping project

If you want to have a beautiful yard but worry about what your yard work might be doing to the environment, you’re not alone. Lawns can require a lot of water and the chemicals used to maintain a yard aren’t good for the environment. But you have options for eco-friendly options that let you green […]

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Considering Solar Panels? Here’s What You Need to Know

Written By Charlotte Insurance on May 9, 2019. It has 0 comments.

solar panels impacting a homeowners insurance

There are a lot of details to consider when you want to go solar. Since most solar panel installations are designed for the roof of a home, your roof becomes a central factor in whether now is the time to go solar or not. The technical details aren’t the only consideration. It’s important to know […]

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Common Reasons Why Your Home Insurance May Not Be Renewed

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

a man with home insurance that has been cancelled

You have a home insurance policy not only because it’s a smart way to protect your home and your family, but likely because you also have a mortgage that requires it. Getting a cancellation or non-renewal notice in the mail can be a nightmare. Don’t let this happen to you. Protect your home and yourself […]

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Thinking About Putting in a Pool? Consider This First.

Written By Charlotte Insurance on April 18, 2019. It has 0 comments.

a pool that needs proper home insurance

As the weather heats up, the idea of a backyard swimming pool filled with cool, clear water sounds pretty good. You could throw parties, stay cool, and have fun all summer long. Before you put down a deposit on that new pool, make sure you know how it will impact your home insurance and your […]

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How Does Having a Roommate Impact Your Homeowners Insurance?

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

Whether you’re helping out a friend or you need help paying the bills, you’ve decided to get a roommate. As the homeowner, you need to ask yourself how this affects your homeowners insurance. Here’s what you need to know. Contact Your Insurance Agent Contact your insurance agent and let them know you’ll have a roommate. […]

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Is Your Vacation Home Adequately Protected?

Written By Charlotte Insurance on April 9, 2019. It has 0 comments.

a vacation home that needs insurance

You’ve worked hard for the life you have, including for your vacation home. Make sure it’s protected from natural disasters and unfortunate accidents with the right insurance coverage. Protecting your vacation home isn’t quite the same as protecting other property. Here’s what you need to know. Separate Policy vs. Secondary Home Endorsement In order to […]

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How Does a Divorce Impact Your Insurance?

Written By Charlotte Insurance on February 28, 2019. It has 0 comments.

a pink paper heart ripped in half representing the difficulties of dealing with a divorce and the associated insurance changes

If you’re in the process of getting a divorce or separated from your spouse, you already know that your life has become a bit chaotic. There’s a lot of change, and you’re adjusting to a new “normal.” That happens even when the split is amicable. In the middle of it all, you might not have […]

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