Homeowner’s Academy

 

This is your guide to interesting facts, tips and general homeowner information. We hope you find the information useful – and feel free to share with friends!

 

Why Is Florida Homeowners Insurance Going Up?

The perfect storm brewing in the state’s property insurance marketplace has made landfall

Top Locations Overdue for a Natural Disaster - A Survival Guide

Here are the U.S. locations that may be considered “overdue” for a natural disaster. Here’s why…

How to Prevent Vandals from Entering Your Home

We’ve outlined some steps you can take to deter theives from targeting your house.

Why Is Florida Homeowners Insurance Going Up?

The perfect storm brewing in the state’s property insurance
marketplace has made landfall.

Top Locations Overdue for a Natural Disaster - A Survival Guide

Here are the U.S. locations that may be considered “overdue” for a
natural disaster. Here’s why…

How to Prevent Vandals from Entering Your Home

We’ve outlined some steps you can take to deter theives from targeting
your house.

Does Home Insurance Cover Theft? What Is & Isn’t Covered

Does Home Insurance Cover Theft? What Is & Isn't Covered by Chantel Robillard | Feb 17, 2021 If you have homeowners insurance, your house and your belongings are covered to the extent of your specific policy, including instances of burglary and theft. Home insurance...

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View our Hurricane Michael Response

by Brooke Gold Hasson | Apr 29, 2019 See how People's Trust Insurance and Rapid Response Team helped policyholders recover following the devastation caused throughout Florida by Hurricane Michael. We prepare every single day of the year so that we're ready when...

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How to Clean your Dryer Duct

How to Clean your Dryer Duct

by Brooke Gold Hasson | Mar 18, 2019 Not only can cleaning your dryer duct prolong the life of your dryer, it can also prevent a fire. Dirty dryer ducts can be a serious fire hazard, so cleaning them is a must. According to NFPA, clothes dryers accounted for 92% of...

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How to Keep Your Home Safe When Traveling

by PTI Marketing | Jun 24, 2019 Starting to pack for your summer vacation? Whether you are going 20 or 1,000 miles away from your home, for a weekend or 4 weeks, you should always do these certain things before you lock that door and head out for your vacation. These...

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Do You Have to Have Homeowners Insurance?

by Guylaine Cadorette | Feb 17, 2021 You don't have to have homeowners insurance. With increasing monthly premiums, forgoing a home insurance policy may seem like a simple way to reduce the overall costs of homeownership. And if you're able to pay for your home...

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5 Best Places to Visit in Florida During Summer Vacation

by Brooke Gold Hasson | Jul 02, 2019 As Florida homeowners, we all know the lure of Florida during the winter: mild weather, cool ocean breezes and a getaway spot from the snow. But for us, we’re here year-round and we know that summer can be just as great! It may be...

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Cool Interior Painting Ideas for Your Florida Home

by BROOKE GOLD HASSON | Jan 04, 2017 Out with the old and in with the new! A fresh coat of paint is the perfect way to welcome a new year. To help out, we’re sharing six easy and creative ways to reinvent your space with – you guessed it – paint! Which of these simple...

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Is My Homeowner’s Insurance Tax Deductible?

In most cases, unfortunately, homeowner’s insurance is not tax deductible. While homeowner’s insurance is included with your house payments, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) classifies it as a nondeductible expense, which means it cannot be deducted on your federal...

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Tree Trimming 101: Why, When and How to Do It

by BROOKE GOLD HASSON | Feb 07, 2017 Hurricanes Hermine and Matthew and the other severe weather that’s been hitting Florida lately clearly demonstrated how trees can pose a serious hazard to your home during a windstorm event.Every year, falling trees and limbs cause...

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