Category: Condominium Insurance

Top Five Dangers to Your House

There are many common myths about potential dangers in and around the home that can keep some homeowners up at night. However, the gap between myth and fact can make all the difference when it comes to reducing risk in your house. So what does the data tell us are the biggest risks to your home? From leaking valves to house fires, a look at...

How Condo Insurance Differs From Home Insurance

Know What You Own Before You Buy Condo Insurance Coverage A condominium is different from a house or an apartment — you own part of a building or a property, but not all of it. Insurance for condominium owners is different, too. Just like homeowners and renters, people who own a condo unit want to be insured against financial loss brought about by such dangers...

10 Tips for More Secure Apartment Living

Smart Strategies to Help You Avoid an Apartment Burglary You may not own your home. But, you still want to feel safe in it. So, what can you as a renter do to make your place more secure? Quite a bit actually. With little more investment than a few minutes of your time, in most cases, these tips may help you reduce the risk of...

Steps to Help Prevent Frozen Pipes—or Unfreeze Them

Freezing Temperatures Can Lead to Frozen Pipes and Water Damage You wake up on a cold winter morning, head into the bathroom or kitchen, turn the faucet and … a trickle. Or, nothing at all. You have a frozen pipe. What do you do now? Better yet, how do you avoid this messy, potentially expensive situation in the first place? Here are some ideas to...

Snowbirds: Winterize Your Home While You're Away

If you are a snowbird heading south for the winter, there are several key things you can do to help protect your vacant home. Taking these steps can help protect your home from theft, water damage, heating or electrical system malfunctions and other possible threats while you are away for an extended period of time. Download the Preparing Your Vacant Home Checklist PDF > 1. Make...