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January 25th, 2018 by Biondi-Franklin Insurance

Hiring a Contractor Checklist

Hiring a contractor is one of the most important steps you make during a home improvement or repair project, according to the Better Business Bureau. Whether you’re looking for someone to do a small repair, or adding an addition to your home, it’s important to make sure you’ve hired someone you can trust to do the job. We’ve pulled together some tips to consider when... Read Article

Preventing Frozen Pipes (And what to do if they end up freezing anyway)

Frigid winter temperatures can cause pipes to freeze. While we can’t control the weather, there are things we can do to prevent pipes from freezing. We’ve pulled together tips to help prevent frozen pipes and list of suggestions for you to follow if they do. Prevention could be the difference between dry or damagedFrozen water pipes and the damage they can cause are a reality... Read Article

Frozen Water Pipes Still a Danger

Your home is your castle, and nothing beats a warm night inside when the cold sweeps in. But while your home protects you from bone-chilling weather, it’s under attack from blowing winds and frigid chills. One of the biggest dangers to your home during this time of year is frozen water pipes. There is still plenty of time for Mother Nature to wreak havoc this... Read Article

How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

If you enjoyed a real tree all holiday season, you might now be wondering how to recycle your Christmas tree. If you’re like the majority of people, you’ll simply dispose of your tree after the holidays. Most cities have special curbside pickup schedules, so make sure to check out what your city offers. Another option is to see if your area has a recycling center... Read Article

Five Home Improvement Tips to Make Your Home Safer

It’s impossible to prevent every accident or disaster, but there are some simple steps you can take that will go a long way to protecting your biggest investment.   Know your shut-off valves. Few people know where the emergency shut-off valves are located for gas, water and electricity. Take a moment and find them, and make sure everyone in your house knows where to find... Read Article