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Top Ten Things You Can do to Stay Prepared All Year

Be prepared before a hurricane comes your way. See how you can incorporate planning to avoid being caught off-guard.
07/07/2018 @ 02:07 PM

Fireworks and Fire - Avoidable Consequences

This 4th of July you can prepare for unexpected fires to protect your home, family and community.
07/07/2018 @ 08:07 AM

Disaster Proof Your Home

Disasters can be a huge impact on your home, but there are ways to minimize this impact.
06/06/2018 @ 09:06 AM

Smart Home America Awarded Travelers Excellence in Community Resilience Award.

Smart Home America recieves the Excellence in Community Resilience Award at the 8th Annual Travelers Institute Hurricane Prepardeness Event in Houston, Texas.
05/05/2018 @ 06:05 AM

Building Education Program Started in Mobile, AL Expanded to Four States

The Allstate Foundation and Smart Home America teach volunteers how to build better homes
11/11/2017 @ 04:11 PM

Home Foundations: Making Sure You Know the “Base-ics”

A home is only as strong as it’s weakest link and getting the foundation right keeps the rest of your home upright.
10/10/2017 @ 06:10 AM

We have you Covered - Comparing Shingles and Other Roofing Materials

Your roof protects your house from the elements and keeps the water out. But how do you choose shingles or other materials that look good AND perform well?
08/08/2017 @ 06:08 AM

Summer Hot Topic: Air Conditioning!

When it’s hot, you want it to work. You also don't want to pay a fortune. How do you know what is the best deal? We have you covered.
08/08/2017 @ 05:08 AM

Resilient Landscaping?

Choosing the right landscaping can be the difference between a tree being in your living room (Oh my!), or increased protection from wind and flooding.
08/08/2017 @ 08:08 AM

5 Flood Facts You Should Know

Floods, according to National Geographic, cause about $6 billion worth of damage and kill nearly 140 people every year in the US. Most people don’t know that every state is at risk for flash floods or that everyone is a flood zone. Test your flood knowledge with our 5 flood facts you may not know.
08/08/2017 @ 06:08 AM

Volunteers Learn About FORTIFIED Construction with Habitat for Humanity

Hands-on class shows how new building method strengthens homes and saves money on insurance, all while doing good.
08/08/2017 @ 06:08 AM

The 5 Insurance Facts You Probably Don’t Know

Understanding what to do and what’s covered before a disaster happens gives you peace of mind. The worst question to ask after a calamity is “ Is this covered?”
08/08/2017 @ 07:08 AM