Archives for 2018

5 Things to Consider When Deciding on a Metal Roof

When you are considering roofing for your home, there’s a lot to think about – like materials, style, cost and installation. When weighing your options, metal roofing systems provide an alternative to traditional asphalt shingles. Here’s what to think through before you make your decision. Materials Metal roofs can be manufactured from a variety of metals and alloys including steel, aluminum, copper, zinc and terne (zinc-tin alloy).... Read Article

Quiz: 5 Questions to Test Your Fire Safety Knowledge

November 28th, 2018 by Biondi-Franklin Insurance... Read Article

Fact or Fiction? Debunking Deer Collisions

Watching deer in their natural habitat can be an enjoyable, peaceful experience. But encountering one on a roadway? That’s a different story.  If it’s happened to you… you’re not alone. More than 1.5 million drivers are involved in deer collisions each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, causing nearly $1 billion in vehicle damage. (Learn how auto insurance can help you if... Read Article

Winterizing Your Home Checklist

There’s no denying it: Winter is on its way.  Winterizing your home can help lower your energy bills, prevent bigger more costly repairs later on, and reduce the risk of accidents like a home heating fire. (Side note: That’s why having the right homeowners insurance can give you peace of mind, too.)  Ready? Let’s walk through the big list of projects to tackle this fall.... Read Article

5 Common Problems Caused by Clogged Gutters

Raising a ladder to dig mud and leaves from your gutters never sounds like a fun job. But if you’re a homeowner, it’s worth the hassle. That’s because cleaning your gutters can help prevent anything from bees’ nests to a bad foundation. Your gutters and downspouts are designed to divert the flow of water away from your home. It’s an important job, because even a... Read Article