Telltale Signs Your Roof Needs to be Fixed or Replaced

Telltale Signs Your Roof Needs to be Fixed or Replaced
Unless the ceiling has water stains, many homeowners do not prioritize fixing the roof. The underlying reason for neglecting needed repairs is usually because of anticipated costs or homeowners not recognizing the warning signs, according to roofing specialists. While the average cost of replacing an asphalt shingle roof can be expensive, homeowners should know that maintaining their roof can be a...
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Protecting Yourself in the Home Sharing Economy

Protecting Yourself in the Home Sharing Economy
Anyone who has stayed in one of New Hampshire’s rustic cabins for a night will tell you that home sharing is not a new phenomenon. People have been earning income by ‘sharing’ their home or a part of it for decades. One aspect that is new to the home sharing economy has been the rising popularity of companies such as Airbnb, FlipKey, and HomeAway, which have made it easier than ever for landlords ...
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Five ways to keep your home dry this Spring

Five ways to keep your home dry this Spring
A rainy season could cause basement flooding Just when New Hampshire homeowners thought they could rest from the tumultuous weather patterns of winter, the month of April can bring enough rainfall and melting snow to flood their basement. To help families prevent or minimize flood damage, the Insurance Center has suggestions that can help homeowners beat a rainier than expected season. Insur...
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Protect your home with these preventative measures

Protect your home with these preventative measures
‘Spring Cleaning’ has a whole different meaning for homeowners After a long and snowy winter season, New England residents are welcoming warmer days. Before you plan an excursion through our woodlands, homeowners may want to consider some preventative measures to protect their home from further degradation. To help homeowners prioritize projects, the Insurance Center has outlined some key areas...
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These tips will keep you warm all winter long

These tips will keep you warm all winter long
Carelessness can make heating equipment dangerous With biting cold temperatures hitting New Hampshire, homeowners may be looking for creative ways to fight the cold. As you dim the lights and cozy up to your portable heater, the Insurance Center would like to suggest some precautions that homeowners should consider for a safe and toasty winter. “Family members that are looking to stay warm s...
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Protect yourself from slip and fall claims

Protect yourself from slip and fall claims
As blankets of snow covered neighborhoods across New Hampshire in early January, some people were undoubtedly injured for a variety of reasons that include slipping and falling. With the average slip and fall injury easily ballooning hospital bills, the Insurance Center would like to remind homeowners how to be proactive about slip and fall liability claims. “It’s difficult to completely el...
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Tactics to discourage home thefts during the holidays

Tactics to discourage home thefts during the holidays
More than 1 million home burglaries are estimated to cost households roughly $3 billion in losses every year, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. But what you may not know is that December is one of the peak months for home thefts in many states. Since home burglaries are not a new phenomenon, the Insurance Center would like to pass on some widely accepted home security tips that can...
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Thanksgiving is a joyous time, and we want to keep you protected

Thanksgiving is a joyous time, and we want to keep you protected
Although turkeys have become centerpieces for most on Thanksgiving, the feathery bird has also gained a reputation for causing home fires when fried. Whether you fry your turkey or bake it for several hours, Insurance Center would like to warn homeowners that home cooking fires usually peak on Thanksgiving according to the U.S. Fire Administration. “Homeowners can prevent the majority of these ...
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Look out for these November driving obstacles

Look out for these November driving obstacles
Many Granite State residents already are experiencing snow this season, but snow flakes could be the least of your concerns for road conditions awaiting drivers in November. From the growing number of deer to darker days, The Insurance Center would like to remind motorists why comprehensive auto coverage is more important than ever. November can bring a variety of dangerous road conditions that...
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Four tips for safe driving this fall

Four tips for safe driving this fall
Wet leaves are as dangerous as driving in snowy conditions The shades of cherry colored leaves are definitely an attraction for drivers. While it’s mostly safe to take glimpses during scenic fall trips, drivers should be aware of the potential dangers for fall driving. “We wouldn’t think about it, fall being so beautiful, but when those falling leaves hit the roadway they can be very slick b...
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