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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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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