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Consider Ongoing Maintenance Issues before Installing a Pool

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Pools cost thousands of dollars to install. Although you may save the money to have a pool installed, you may need to consider the ongoing costs of regular maintenance, insurance and property taxes prior to making such an addition to your property. Also, should you want to sell your Houston home later, your pool may … More

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Make Your Houston Home Unattractive to Burglars

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Order in the Playroom

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Do You Know what is in Your Garage?

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Taking an inventory of the items in your garage may yield some surprising results, especially when you figure the cost to replace it all. You may want to check with your Houston home insurance agent to make sure your policies include enough financial protection. Aside from automobiles, you may have motorcycles, bicycles, lawnmowers and other … More

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Attic Ventilation Vital for Conserving Energy in Your Home

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) combined efforts to form the Energy Star program, which is designed to help Americans save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. Making your home as energy efficient as possible is important, as is choosing the right Houston home … More

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Preparing a Place in Your Home for Your First Grandchild

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The birth of a first grandchild is a joyous occasion, and you may want to arrange a room in your home to serve as a nursery for that first time your new grandchild spends the night. It may be wise to check with your Houston home insurance agent to make sure you have the financial … More

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Finding Ways To Cut Your Budget

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The economic downturn in the U.S in the last five years has forced some families to reevaluate their budgets, cutting back or even eliminating some items. Cutting back on your Houston home insurance may not be wise; however meeting with your agent to review your policies may lead to a more cost-effective use of your … More

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Downsizing May Be a Wise Move

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Many people approaching retirement age find themselves living in a large multi-level home with a big yard. When children have grown up and moved out to live independently, that large house can start to feel like more like a burden than a comfortable home. In this case, downsizing might be on the cards and typically, … More

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Building a Storage Shed on Your Property

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After living in your home for several years, you may find that you are beginning to outgrow your space. Moving to a larger home may not be an option, but building a storage shed in your backyard could be a possibility. You may want to check your existing Houston home insurance coverage. Outbuildings may be … More

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Inspecting Your Home with Houston Home Insurance

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When considering the purchase of a home, it is generally wise to have an inspection conducted. Whether the seller pays or you pay for the inspection, it is a good idea for you to be in attendance while the inspection is carried out. Additionally, you might like to contact your agent at this stage, to … More

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