4 Signs Your Roof May Need To Be Replaced This Fall

in insider, wind damage, homeowner tips, flooding, Virginia, winter, hurricane season, severe weather, home maintenance, fall, cold weather Sep 15, 2019

It’s your first line of defense. If covers and protects the foundation and bones of your house. It covers and protects your treasures within. And most importantly, it covers and protects your family.

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5 Easy Ways to Prevent Home Damage from Frozen Pipes

in homeowner tips, homeowners insurance, flooding, Virginia, winter Feb 28, 2019

Do you remember Virginia's extended arctic freeze last winter? Those frigid January temperatures resulted in over 500 NNINS home water damage claims from frozen and burst pipes.

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Help! I Think I Have a Frozen Pipe!

in homeowner tips, homeowners insurance, flooding, winter Feb 22, 2019

Do you remember Virginia's extended arctic freeze last winter? Those frigid January temperatures resulted in over 500 NNINS home water damage claims from frozen and burst pipes. Here's what you can do to try to save your pipe from bursting. First, locate your water main. You'll need to know how to turn off your home's water in case of a rupture. Next follow these steps:

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3 Keys to Warm and Healthy Home Air This Winter

in homeowner tips, air quality, air filters, Virginia, winter, cleaning, home heating Feb 19, 2019

I love feeling warm and cozy at home with a hot cup of tea on a cold Virginia winter day.  But seriously! I'm already noticing a change in my skin and hair and winter has just begun. Home indoor air quality can drop significantly during Virginia’s winters when we’re all tucked in and closed up.

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Our Simple Checklist Can Keep Your Virginia Fireplace Safe All Winter Long

in homeowner tips, safety tips, carbon monoxide, fireplace, wood stoves, Virginia, winter, fire prevention, cleaning, home heating, home maintenance, cold weather Jan 1, 2019

Hello winter! Today marks the first day of our coldest season.Thank goodness for fireplaces and wood stoves! If you’re looking into getting one, correct installation by a licensed and certified pro is key.If you already have one, we’re sharing our NNINS expert experience on how to maintain it and protect your home. We've seen first hand what can go wrong.  Heating heroes like fireplaces and wood stoves can become real home fire hazards when...

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