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5 Florida Friendly Flood Management Landscaping Tips

Flooding is the top natural disaster in the United States, according to FEMA, causing $3 billion in flood insurance claims every year. While a storm surge can wreak havoc on your neighborhood, there are measures you can take to help mitigate the worst of the damage, from planting hardy native species to directing water flow […] The post 5 Florida Friendly Flood Management Landscaping Tips...

10 Spring Cleaning and Maintenance Checklist Items for Floridians

While the rest of the country struggles with cold rainy weather, March in Florida is dry, clear and sunny, making it the perfect time to go through your annual maintenance list as you spring clean.  Check these ten items to help protect your home and belongings. Landscaping Have you noticed erosion caused by poor water […] The post 10 Spring Cleaning and Maintenance Checklist Items...

7 Things Floridians Need to Know About Flood and Flood Insurance

Do you live in Florida? Do you have flood insurance? If your answer to the first question is “Yes,” then that should be your answer to the second question, too. Why? Because Florida and flood are two sides of the same coin. Here’s what you need to know about flood and flood insurance as a […] The post 7 Things Floridians Need to Know About...

Home Plumbing Checklist: Helping to Prevent Leaks and Water Damage

Want to prevent water leaks in your home? Start with checking your home plumbing – it could be the best way to catch and identify potential problems before a pipe or fitting breaks. When plumbing problems occur, they can do so with a suddenness and severity that causes upheaval in your normal routine. A quarterly […] The post Home Plumbing Checklist: Helping to Prevent Leaks...

4 Hidden Home Fire Hazards and How to Mitigate Them

To start off the upcoming New Year, Olympus Insurance is presenting our latest Homeowner Insights series on Home Safety. Last article, we covered how smartphones can be used to remotely manage home safety features. This week, we’re concluding our series by highlighting lesser-known causes of home fires. Most home fires start in the kitchen, where […] The post 4 Hidden Home Fire Hazards and How...