Is Your Home's Heat Ready To Ride Virginia's "Polar Coaster"?

in homeowner tips, air quality, air filters, electric heaters, Virginia, winter, fire prevention, cleaning, home heating, home maintenance, fall, cold weather Oct 31, 2019

You may not have committed to the flannel sheets yet. Virginia's fall can be fickle! And according the Farmers' Almanac, we may as well get used to it. Predictions for the 2019-2020 winter has already been anticipated to be a "Polar Coaster ". Rain, sleet, snow, rain; we're talking bouts of unseasonably warm days followed by frigid dives into colder than normal temperatures and all the precipitation in-between. Sounds like a wintery ride!...

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The One Thing You Should Do To Your Home This Fall

in homeowner tips, Virginia, winter, diy, fall, cold weather, weather, home, insurance claim, frozen pipes, damage Oct 20, 2019

Fall is busy. The holidays are expensive. We get it. We still highly recommend you to some basic winterizing to your home to avoid more expensive problems this winter. Fire is a major winter hazard for homes, so make sure the next thing on your list includes fire prevention measures. But if don't have a lot of time or money to do things to your home right now, there's one thing you absolutely shouldn't skip.  

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4 Simple Home Winterizers for Virginia

in homeowner tips, ice, Virginia, winter, diy, home maintenance, fall, cold weather Oct 15, 2019

It's super windy on this late fall day in Stafford, Virginia. And that chilly wind is doing a good job of blowing the majority of leaves off the trees. I can actually feel a teensy draft sitting near a window in my house. That brings us to some last-minute things to shore up outside before Old Man Winter’s first lasting freeze. Let’s keep your home protected from the elements and keep the utility bill down to boot!  

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20 Home Inspection Pictures That Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

in insider, homeowner tips, safety tips, homeowners insurance, Virginia, claim, diy, fire prevention, cleaning, home heating, home maintenance, fall, local, home insurance, home fire Oct 3, 2019

Yikes! This picture looks like a post-apocalyptic scene from a zombie movie.

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SAFE & SOUND: What’s the #1 Fall Driving Danger if You Live in Virginia?

in insider, safety tips, driving, Virginia, car insurance, fall, distracted driving, crash, accident Sep 23, 2019

October and November have the highest number of car crashes of any other months of the year, according to monthly data in the 2017 Virginia Traffic Crash Facts Report by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. With kids in school and back to business as usual, our roadways become more dangerous not only due to activity, but also from seasonal changes. Let’s countdown the top 5 fall dangers for Virginia drivers.

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