Lots of people travel over the holidays to visit friends and family, whether they’re driving, flying, or teleporting (just kidding – but we wish we weren’t.) Taking a few days to go out of town and see loved ones is great, but you don’t want to be worrying about your house while you’re away. Before you leave for holiday vacation, check out these tips for securing your home against burglary while you’re away.
There’s something about trampolines that is irresistible to kids. And it makes sense – what kid wouldn’t want to touch the sky while bouncing merrily on a spring-loaded surface? But before you give in to the kids’ puppy-dog eyes and begging, you also have to consider your home insurance and how your insurance company will react to a new trampoline.
Unlike kids, home insurance companies typically aren’t crazy about trampolines. There’s a good reason for this: bouncing, while fun, is not without risk – of the broken bone and concussion variety. The chances that someone, perhaps an innocent, unsupervised neighborhood kid, could stumble upon your trampoline and promptly proceed to crash are too high.
So, we’ll go over what you need to do where your home insurance is concerned if your kids really, really want that new trampoline.
With summer here, your thoughts might be focused on vacation, time off work, and fun in the sun. But there’s something else that we should all put some effort into – preventing storm damage from summer thunderstorms. Strong winds and heavy rains can wreak havoc on your house, but you can outsmart Mother Nature with the following tips.
Are your children at risk?
If you are a parent and have children, then read closely to what we are about to discuss. Your children are precious to you and they mean everything.