Category: Personal Property

  • Start the New Year with a Home Inventory List!

    As we come to the end of 2019 and look forward to 2020, many will declare a New Year’s Resolution. Many times, these resolutions revolve around health. Sometimes, around relationships or time management. But may we add a suggestion? Consider creating a home inventory list. While this might not seem as life-changing as joining a […]

    December 18, 2019

  • Flood Awareness Week: Know Your Flood Risk and Be Prepared

    With all of the snow we have experienced here in the Twin Cities metro this winter, it is imperative that we share information about flood preparedness. The National Weather Service (NWS) has declared March 10 through March 16 as Flood Safety Awareness Week. Do you know if you live in a floor zone? According to the Professional Insurance Agents […]

    March 11, 2019

  • April Showers bring … basement flooding??

    Okay, that’s not quite how the poem goes. But all of the precipitation in April and following months can really cause a headache for both homeowners and business owners alike. What are the main causes for structural flooding? And what can we do to prevent it? According to West Bend, flooding can occur for many […]

    January 14, 2019

  • Why you shouldn’t post about your vacation while ON vacation.

    Planning some amazing spring break travel? Working on a road trip for the summer months? Getting away, seeing new places, and making memories are all so important. But here’s something to keep in mind. Do NOT post about your vacation while ON vacation. Why? This alerts everyone in your social network that your house and […]

    January 14, 2019

  • Do you own a home-based business? What you need to know for insurance!

    Do you own a home-based business? Perhaps you make jewelry. Or are a family photographer. Maybe you sell product through one of the many direct-selling companies (think Mary Kay, Rodan and Fields, Tupperware, etc.). Or freelance in graphic design. Whatever your home-based business, you have tools, office supplies, inventory, a computer, or other business-based items. […]

    October 10, 2018

  • Water Damage Prevention Tips for Your Home

    According to this infographic from Safeco (Source:, “water damage is the second most filed loss experienced by homeowners and renters each year”.  The graphic goes on to further detail that 1 in 50 insured homes file a property damage claim each year from water or freezing. What can you do to minimize your chance […]

    October 3, 2018

  • Home Renovations Your Insurance Agent Needs to Know About

    Home renovations are exciting! You’re picking a contractor, deciding on finishes, maybe adding on to your home. There are so many things to consider! One thing often overlooked is an update to your insurance coverage. You don’t want to spend all of this money and time on something and leave it exposed and at risk! […]

    October 3, 2018

  • Homeowners Insurance: Surprising Survey Results from

    Homeowners insurance. If you own a home, you probably have your policy filed away someplace. But do you actually know what is covered? Do you know how much you are responsible in a replacement situation? Do you know what’s excluded? surveyed 1,000 homeowners to find out what they know about their policy. Turns out, […]

    August 3, 2018