Cold Season Home Maintenance Tips

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Winter can cause wear and tear on your home. Homeowners in colder parts of the country are aware of ice, snow, hail, wind, below zero temperatures that cause harm to homes. Frozen pipes can burst, ice dams can cause havoc to a home’s attic, siding, gutters, and more, and if your home is not properly […]

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Your Ice Dam Questions Answered!

The best part about owning a home is that you have a place to make your own and to protect you and your family from the elements.  Homeowners sometimes forget that a home also needs to be protected from the elements.  Whether you live in a warmer climate or a cooler climate, our home is […]

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Leaves, Debris, and Ice. What’s in Your Gutters?

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Gutters can often go neglected by homeowners because the function of rain gutters becomes forgotten.  This is a reminder that keeping your gutters functional is IMPORTANT. Gutters protect your home’s basement, siding, windows, foundation, and even your landscaping.  They are a vital part of preventing costly water damage to your home. 3 Ways Gutters Get […]

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3 Steps to Recover Your Home After Storm Damage

Weather happens, the weatherman can give us predictions and warnings as to when storms might happen and where, but they can’t predict what damage will happen to your home. Since we can’t see the future, homeowners purchase insurance to protect themselves from unexpected costs associated with repairing storm damage. Review these 3 steps to be […]

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4 Spring Roof Maintenance Tips

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The snow is melting, the sun is shining and Spring is in the air. For many homeowners that means spring cleaning is right around the corner. When thinking of spring cleaning, do you think about the exterior of your home? Mainly your roof? If not, you are not alone. Many homeowners cannot wait to throw […]

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Tips to Prevent Residential Tree Damage

Take a look around your yard… do you see any trees close by? If you do, are those trees a potential danger to your home? The average tree collapse insurance claim ranges from $3,000-$5,000 in the Midwest. Make sure that you’re in the clear by following these tips to prevent residential tree damage.   One […]

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Summer Home Maintenance Tips from ARC

Is your home ready for summer? Chances are you already started, if not finished, spring cleaning your home. But did you get everything? Especially now that summer is just around the corner there are some things that are highly suggested you do before we start consistently seeing higher temperatures. Here are some summer home maintenance […]

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Things You May Not Know About Flood Insurance

Last week we talked about preventing basement flooding this spring. Now let’s talk about why it’s important. Not just because you don’t want your stuff to get wet, but because your insurance plan probably doesn’t cover flood damage claims. Homeowners and landlords with property in high-risk areas are required to purchase flood insurance in order […]

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