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!


Debunking 7 Popular Florida Flood Insurance Myths

As we enter Florida’s rainy season, we’re debunking seven common myths about flood insurance, so you can make sure your home is properly covered in the event of a flood.

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Expert Tips for Staying Safe During a Lightning Storm

In recognition of Lightning Safety Awareness Week, we asked weather tech pioneer and WeatherSTEM creator Ed Mansouri what Floridians can do to protect themselves and their homes during a lightning storm. Here are his lightning safety tips.

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Are You Prepared for These 4 Damaging Parts of a Hurricane?

Hurricanes have often been called “The Greatest Storms on Earth.” These powerful storms can travel across water and land, wreaking havoc on neighborhoods in their path. Here are four common hurricane-related hazards and what you can do to protect your home and family.

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2016 Florida Hurricane Season Forecast & Storm Names

Hurricane Alex shattered records in early 2016 when it became the first hurricane to form in the month of January since 1938. Was Hurricane Alex a sign that the tides are turning in 2016? Will Florida’s lucky hurricane-free streak finally run out?

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