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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April Showers Bring May…Flooding

Written By Charlotte Insurance on April 20, 2021. It has 0 comments.

a multi colored umbrella getting rained on.

Scroll through the news on your phone or turn on the evening news during dinner before or during a storm, and you’ll hear the same thing: Warnings about potential flooding. In November 2020, Charlotte was hit with historic and deadly flooding. In late March 2021, forecasters warned of flash floods and other dangers after a […]

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Starting a Home-Based Business? Consider This, First!

Written By Charlotte Insurance on March 25, 2021. It has 0 comments.

a woman sitting at a desk at her computer researching insurance options for her home based business

Starting a business, especially one you can do from your home, is exciting and nerve-wracking. You’re taking control of your income, following your passion, and doing something you love! Of course, you’re thinking about supplies, marketing, how much to charge, what tools you need, and everything that goes into running a successful business. Maybe you’re […]

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Preparing Your Home for Windy Weather

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

an uprooted tree due to high winds

Storm winds cause more than half of all reported damage after a storm, according to the NOAA. Damage sustained to a home can be costly and devastating. Protect your home by preparing it for potential high winds and storms before they hit. Check for Necessary Repairs Routine maintenance around your home can help prevent unnecessary […]

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Signs You Need a New Roof

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

contractors replacing the roof on a house

The roof of your home is one of the most important elements. It keeps out water and protects the interior of your home. It’s also expensive to replace and is something most people put off until they have no choice. You know you need to replace your roof at some point, but how do you […]

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Home Inventory Basics

Written By Charlotte Insurance on February 2, 2021. It has 0 comments.

the interior of a home that needs to have an inventory taken for insurance purposes

A home inventory is something every homeowner (and renter) needs. It lists all of your personal possessions so if you ever need to file an insurance claim for damage or theft, you receive the right amount to replace what was lost. Here are a few home inventory basics to keep in mind when you make […]

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Financial Resolutions for the New Year

Written By Charlotte Insurance on January 7, 2021. It has 0 comments.

list of new year resolutions

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to figure out what you’ll do better than the year before. With rapid changes to the economy going on all around us, many people have added finances to their goals for 2021. Here are a few common financial resolutions you might have — and tips […]

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