Homeowners Insurance Facts

Homeowners Insurance Facts

When you decide you want to buy your first home, homeowners insurance may not be the first thing you think about. However, most mortgage lenders require you to have homeowners insurance before they will approve your loan. There are a few things you should know about...
Winterizing Your Home – Inside and Out!

Winterizing Your Home – Inside and Out!

With temperatures falling across many parts of the country, it’s a good time to start thinking of preparing your home for harsh winter conditions like snow and ice. This process, called winterization, is usually performed in the fall before excessive cold arrives....
All About Home Inventories

All About Home Inventories

You never know when disaster may strike and all your personal possessions are lost or damaged. Do you know how much your coin collection is worth? Do you know how many pairs of Nikes you have? That’s where a home inventory can help. Having a home inventory can help...
Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall is a beautiful time of year. The air is cool and crisp, and the leaves are changing colors. As homeowners, it can also be a very busy time of year! Take advantage of the moderate weather to repair any damages to your home before the first frost sets in. Taking...
 Hiring a Contractor for Home Updates 

 Hiring a Contractor for Home Updates 

If you own a home, then chances are at some point you will need to hire someone to do repair work on your home.  At Amherst Insurance we know that hiring a contractor or handyman to perform work on your home often comes with risks. Below are nine things for you to...
Spring Home Maintenance

Spring Home Maintenance

Spring is on its way! After a long dark and cold winter, the bright sun and warm winds of the spring are a breath of fresh air! The only downside? All that sunlight helps you see your leaf-filled gutters, cracked sidewalks, and dead plants in the flower beds. Get your...