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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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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Throwing the Ultimate Super Bowl Party

Written By Charlotte Insurance on January 29, 2019. It has 0 comments.

a football at a super bowl party

This is the year you’re finally going to do it. You’re hosting the Super Bowl party for all your friends and family, and you want it to be epic. This will be a party that everyone enjoys and talks about for months — or at least until football season starts again. Here’s what you need […]

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The Importance of an Annual Insurance Review

Written By Charlotte Insurance on January 3, 2019. It has 0 comments.

a man on a call discussing his annual insurance review with his charlotte insurance agent.

A lot can happen in a year. Your oldest moves out and into their own apartment. You remodel your home. Your youngest begins to drive. By the time the new year rolls around, it’s always amazing to think about how much has happened. Most people don’t realize how much those life changes also impact your […]

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Insuring Valuable Gifts

Written By Charlotte Insurance on December 21, 2018. It has 0 comments.

a woman giving a valuable gift that needs to be insured

Getting a nice gift at the holidays can be a wonderful surprise. Maybe it was a piece of jewelry that they never expected. It might have been a new car or something to add to a growing collection. Beyond the sentimental value, these gifts are also monetarily valuable. If they break or are lost, the […]

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Hurricane Preparedness Week (5/7 – 5/13)

Written By Charlotte Insurance on May 9, 2017. It has 0 comments.

The time to get ready for a hurricane isn’t when you’re in the cone of uncertainty and you’re not sure where the storm will land. You need to get ready long before hurricane season begins. That’s June 1, if you didn’t know.

That’s why Hurricane Preparedness Week is so important. The more you can do now, the better off you’ll be if and when a storm makes landfall.

Here’s what you need to do.

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