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How Are You Preparing for Fall?

How Are You Preparing For Fall?

Are you prepared for fall? This is the time of year when you start to bring out all of your boots and jackets. Ok, we might be exagerating a bit with this one. It is south Texas after all. You can however, play in the leaves and finally enjoy cooler weather 

There are some fun things to do throughout the fall months, but there are also some risks that you need to be aware of. You don’t want any of these to ruin any of the fun that you are going to have.

Various slip and fall hazards may take place in and around your home. With the accumulation of leaves on your walkway, it can be easy for you or someone else to stumble and fall. As you plug in holiday lights, there may be cords left across the walkway, and this can cause a fall as well. Additionally, you may be doing a lot of entertaining and a simple spill can result in someone slipping on your floor. 

You want to take caution against all of these slip and fall hazards. Place non-slip mats near all of the exterior doorways. This will make it easier for people to dry off their feet before they enter tile or hardwood areas.

It is also a good idea to remove debris from all of the walkways in your yard. This can be done by raking or by using a blower. Whether you do it on your own or you hire someone to do it, it needs to be done on a regular basis, especially when you have a large number of leaves in your yard.

Having home insurance can protect you against a variety of issues. You can do a lot in order to prepare for fall, but in the end it comes down to having a good policy so that you can file a claim in the event that something happens. For example, you will want to have liability coverage in the event that someone hurts themselves while at your home.

Call or Visit to talk to one of our independent agents today. We are happy to give you some additional tips to prepare for the fall months and answer questions that you have about homeowners insurance. We can guide you through the process of shopping for a policy. We can also get quotes from some of the top insurance companies in the state to help you with comparing rates so that you get the best price possible. 

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