Chimney Maintenance

Written By Charlotte Insurance on September 26, 2019. It has 0 comments.

a fireplace belonging to someone who followed some fireplace and chimney safety tips

Winter is just around the corner — don’t let the last few warm days fool you. If you’re dreaming of a crackling fire on a cold night, now is the time to think about your chimney and fireplace. Proper care and maintenance not only keeps your fireplace functioning properly, it prevents damage and disasters. Here’s […]

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Hazard Insurance: What It Is and What It Isn’t

Written By Charlotte Insurance on September 23, 2019. It has 0 comments.

a couple ready to learn about hazard insurance

Are you buying a new home? Did your mortgage lender tell you that you need hazard insurance as a requirement for the purchase and you can’t go to closing until you have it? You know you need homeowners insurance, but you didn’t know about hazard insurance! Don’t panic. Hazard insurance isn’t a special kind of […]

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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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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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The Ultimate Guide to Home Insurance Discounts

Written By Charlotte Insurance on July 2, 2019. It has 0 comments.

a home that qualifies for home insurance discounts

As a homeowner, you need home insurance, but that doesn’t mean you want to play anymore than you have to. Many owners want to know what kinds of discounts they can get. Here’s your ultimate guide to home insurance discounts to make sure you’re not paying too much for coverage. Bundling Discount The most common […]

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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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