How to Prevent Mice and the Damage They Can Cause to Your House

in prevent mice in house, preventing mice from entering house, what keeps mice out, how to keep mice out of kitchen, mice problems, mouse damage to house, how mice get in, does insurance cover mice damage, how to prevent mice from chewing ac wires, how to prevent mice in garage, mouse chewing wires May 20, 2022

Mice are super resourceful creatures, and your home offers plenty of resources such as shelter, food, and warmth. They can also cause significant destruction. It's important to be aware of the first signs of a rodent problem to avoid expensive home damage. You may notice chewed boxes or bags of food and pet food products, knawed wood or electrical wiring, the smell of urine, or dark droppings of feces that look like tiny grains of rice along...

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3 Grilling Dangers That May Surprise You

in insider, safety tips, coverage, claim, fire prevention, home maintenance, home insurance, home fire, home inventory, grilling, cooking safety, cookout, Memorial Day, Does home insurance cover grill damage May 4, 2022

May is National Barbecue Month, just in time for Memorial Day celebrations across backyards in the Commonwealth. It's an especially good time to avoid the emergency room, so let's grill safely! You probably have a solid knowledge of basic safety practices if you’re the designated family griller. As most of us know, it’s important to keep kids and pets away from the old barbie and use it outdoors to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning. But when...

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4 Signs You Should Stop Using Your Deck Today

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Spring and summer in Virginia are the perfect times to enjoy the outdoors at home. Whether it’s a graduation party, 4th of July cookout, or good old-fashioned family reunion, decks are a popular gathering place for good food and great memories. But happy occasions can be dangerous when a larger than normal crowd put extra stress on a failing deck. In honor of Deck Safety Month, let's take a look at the problem and ways to ensure your deck is...

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The 2022 Hurricane Season: Top 4 Risks For Your Virginia Home

in insider, hurricane, wind damage, homeowner tips, homeowners insurance, flood insurance, flooding, Virginia, tornado, hurricane season, severe weather, spring, claim, diy, trees, home maintenance, home insurance, weather, damage, how-to, protection, water damage, home safety tips, tree maintenance May 1, 2022

May is Hurricane Preparedness Month, Virginia! A 7th straight consecutive above-average season is forecasted for 2022 by the National Weather Service, predicting sixteen to twenty named tropical storms between June 1st and November 30th in the Atlantic hurricane basin. Three to five of those could turn into major hurricanes, category three or higher. Here at NNINS, we never underestimate the possible impact any big storm can have on Virginians,...

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Insurance Company Taking Pictures of Your Home? Here's Why

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