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The New Parents' Guide to Babyproofing a Home

Did you know that the United States has sustained 298 weather and climate disasters since 1980 where the overall costs exceeded 1 billion dollars? Even if you aren't concerned with hurricanes or other disasters, many different emergencies force families into temporary housing situations. 

If you are the parent of a baby or toddler and have to move into a short-term rental, the first thing you need to focus on is babyproofing that home. 

Property Claim Cost Drivers

Anyone who has recently completed a home repair or renovation understands that costs continue to rise. As a result, the costs of property claims are also much higher for insurers. Upon closer examination, a few key factors influence the change in the cost of a property claim. These are important for insurers to understand in setting up structures to improve claim management.

 

4 Tips for Property Managers to Be Successful in 2021

Many people are not aware that the availability of temporary housing has been decreasing every year since 2013. It was not until January of 2020 that there was a slight increase in the number of temporary housing beds available, and that increase was only 2%. 

Preparing for a Power Outage

In February 2021 around 500,000 properties in Texas lost power. Some of the power outages lasted for more than two weeks during the storm, named Winter Storm Uri. Almost 10 million people experienced some form of blackout during the winter storm, leading to billions of dollars in damages. There have also, unfortunately, been more than 130 confirmed deaths due to the storm.

Home Energy Saving Tips for Earth Day

If you’re looking for ways to make your home a little more “green” this earth day, look no further! The possibilities for home energy savings are endless, and there are plenty of easy changes you can make to reduce your carbon footprint. So, before April 22 rolls around, take a look at the home energy savings tips we’ve outlined below and see if any of these changes will work for your home.

 

An Overview of Home Inventory Apps

Keeping a home inventory has come a long way from the polaroid pictures of the 90s. These days, keeping an inventory of the items in your home is much easier and more reliable. While your pictures and lists of belongings could easily get damaged, destroyed, or lost, a home inventory app opens up a world of security and cloud-based memory that ensures your home’s contents are preserved and protected.