Thinking of Getting Chickens? Read This First

Written By Charlotte Insurance on October 26, 2021. It has 0 comments.

backyard chickens

You’re finally ready to build a coop and go get some chickens for your backyard. You’re already envisioning all the eggs and the cute little chicks running around everywhere. Before you head to the store, there are a few things you need to know to protect yourself and your home. Chickens as Pets If your […]

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Fall Maintenance Checklist: 2021 Edition

Written By Charlotte Insurance on October 19, 2021. It has 0 comments.

a person cleaning their gutters as part of their fall maintenance checklist

Regular home maintenance helps take care of your property and helps prevent unnecessary expenses later. It also helps avoid damage that could lead to big insurance claims. Now that fall has arrived, here’s what you need to do around your home to protect and take care of it. Snake out the drains around your home […]

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Homeowners Insurance and Renovations: Here’s What You Need to Know

Written By Charlotte Insurance on October 18, 2021. It has 0 comments.

a couple discussing their home renovation project along with their insurance needs

Even small home renovations come with a lot of stress. It’s exciting to improve your home in some way, but there are also a lot of details to worry about. Don’t let your home insurance be one of those stressors. Here’s what you need to know before you start renovating. Will Your Standard Homeowners Insurance Policy […]

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Planning a Haunted House? Make Sure You’re Protected

Written By Charlotte Insurance on October 14, 2021. It has 0 comments.

haunted house in need of insurance

You’ve always wanted to have a haunted house during spooky season, and now you’ve done it. The costumes, props, and scares are mapped out, and you’re ready to open your doors and horrify your neighbors. Before you do, make sure you’ve protected your guests and yourself from the hazards of running a haunted house. Here’s […]

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How to Properly Vet a Contractor

Written By Charlotte Insurance on September 28, 2021. It has 0 comments.

a home in the middle of being renovated by someone who took the time to vet their contractor

You’re finally ready for a big home improvement project and know you want to hire a contractor to get the job done. This is a big financial investment and will impact your home and your life. It’s important to hire the right person. Here’s how to vet a contractor so you hire the best person […]

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Does Homeowners Insurance Cover You on Vacation?

Written By Charlotte Insurance on July 27, 2021. It has 0 comments.

a family relaxing on the beach during their vacation because they know what their homeowners insurance does and does not cover

You’re ready to book a condo for this year’s summer vacation. You’ve got a to-do list, a checklist, and lots of unpacked luggage waiting to be filled. But wait? Do you need special insurance for your vacation or will your homeowners insurance cover you? Here’s what you need to know. What Your Homeowners Insurance Covers […]

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How to Protect Your Home This Summer

Written By Charlotte Insurance on June 23, 2021. It has 0 comments.

a homeowner checking their home security system on their phone.

Summer is a great time for major home projects and renovations, time spent with family, and a lot of other activities both at and away from home. To make sure your summer stays fun and your home stays protected, take care of these things before summer fully arrives. Home Security Summer, especially this year, tends […]

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8 Things to Know Before Hiring a Contractor

Written By Charlotte Insurance on June 4, 2021. It has 0 comments.

a family discussing home renovations

Are you planning a major home renovation or addition this year? Looking for a good contractor at a price you can afford? Before you hire just anyone, keep these things in mind to make sure you find the right person and protect your home at the same time. Have an Idea of What You Want […]

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Heating Your Home with Oil? Don’t Ignore This Important Coverage

Written By Charlotte Insurance on April 27, 2021. It has 0 comments.

an oil tank in the basement covered by oil tank insurance

Other than refilling your home’s heater oil tank, how much time do you spend thinking about it? Probably not much — until there’s a problem. Unfortunately, with oil tanks storing anywhere from 250 to 1000 gallons of oil, a “problem” gets big and expensive quickly. If you think your homeowners insurance will cover leaks or […]

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Personal Cyber Insurance: A New Coverage Worth Considering

Written By Charlotte Insurance on April 22, 2021. It has 0 comments.

a person typing on their laptop, researching their personal cyber insurance options

You likely hear a similar refrain of advice on a frequent basis, either from family and friends or on social media: Don’t click a link in an email from an address you don’t recognize. Be careful about what sites you shop from. Avoid logging into your bank or financial service sites on public WiFi. Where […]

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