No Insurance Leaves Iowans Adrift After Floods of 2016

Sadly, Iowa’s great floods of 2016 and Hurricane Matthew’s remorselessly 120 mph wind wrath have left too many American families up a creek of financial disaster without a paddle.

Families that chose to battle the United States’ two major natural disasters of fall 2016 without flood insurance are now facing a two-front storm: 1) The immense physical damage inflicted on their home and personal possessions; 2) The full throttle financial migraine of repair and replacement.… Read the rest

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Finding Calm After the Storm

Knowing what your insurance covers is critical to recovering from Iowa’s Floods of 2016

When the rivers finally crest and the waters recede from Iowa’s floods of 2016, the last place Iowa homeowners want to find themselves is high and dry without adequate insurance coverage.

Don’t wait to read the fine print of your home’s insurance policy to find out you have no coverage from the damage caused by the second most severe flooding event in the Hawkeye State’s history.… Read the rest

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Big Roofing Maintenance Mistakes Lead to Big-Time Roofing Problems

It’s the important home roof maintenance decisions we don’t make that come back to haunt us the most.

Our home’s first line of defense against the outside elements needs educated, fiscally-smart, attentive care to allow it to effectively do its job and stand up against nature’s often harsh wrath.

Performing regular roofing maintenance can extend your roof’s life by many years and enable to better protect the most important investment of your life.… Read the rest

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The Most Expensive Home Repair Issues

On any given day, the average American home faces numerous potential damage and potential costly repair threats.

That means on any given day, the Average American homeowner faces numerous potential damage or costly repair headaches that can’t be fixed by a 1000 milligrams of Excedrin.

Keeping your home defended from the many threats it faces on a daily basis is an impossible task, but being aware and alert to the most common and likely threats your home faces can give you some peace of mind, and a ready response plan for when disaster strikes.… Read the rest

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How to Beat the Summer Home Energy Cooling Blues

Sweet summertime brings the the funnest and hottest days of the year. Alas, summer also brings the most expensive home cooling days of the year.

Keeping your family and pets cool during the sizzling summer heat can be an expensive endeavor.

United States Department of Energy statistics show that heating and cooling costs account for about 48 percent of the energy use in the typical American home.… Read the rest

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How to Survive Black Water Nightmares

It’s called black water for good but dirty reasons.

Sewage is a smelly, ugly toxic nightmare that comes to ugly life for thousands of American homeowners each year. You haven’t known pure plumbing terror until you’ve walked down to check on your basement after a storm and discovered a terrifying black mass of raw sewage invading from the drainage pipe.… Read the rest

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Spring Prime Time to Review Home Fire Safety Check List

“A spark neglected makes a mighty fire.”
– Poet Robert Herrick

As spring prepares its welcome dawn on the American Midwest and families prepare for spring cleaning season for the scary thought of finding out just what’s been gathering dust in the attic, it’s a prime time to go over smart home fire prevention measures, for as a popular fire proverb reminds us, fire takes no holiday.… Read the rest

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