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Don't Believe These Home Insurance Myths

flooded cityIt's a law of human nature: people don't want to spend money on something that they might never need. As a result, insurance is often viewed with distrust and suspicion. Although some insurance plans really are unnecessary (phone insurance, anyone?), home insurance is not. Purchasing your house is likely to be the largest financial commitment of your life, so you need it to be protected! The average person could never afford the home repairs that often follow disasters, which is why most mortgage lenders require you to purchase home insurance. Unfortunately, there are a number of misconceptions out there that can cause a serious headache when you need it least! Here are some of the biggest myths surrounding home insurance, and why they shouldn't be believed.

Don't Forget These Areas During Spring Cleaning

Spring is HERE! This means that it's time for one of the season's classic events: spring cleaning! If you're anything like me, you relish any opportunity to clear out all of the clutter and grime that builds up inside during the winter months. Everyone does the obvious things like washing the floors and wiping off the tables, but there are lots of inconspicuous places in your home that can easily go overlooked. In this post, you can see which areas need a little more attention in order to ensure a thorough deep clean this spring!

These Cleaning Myths Are Holding You Back

If you're like me, then you love to have a clean house. Now that a lot of us have the extra time to devote to cleaning we should be wise to some of the common myths that exist. Tasks such as vacuuming, putting away clean dishes, and emptying the laundry hamper each provide a short respite on an otherwise hectic day. However, certain tasks could be reducing the effectiveness and efficiency of your your most basic cleaning habits! Keep reading to learn how to take your tidiness to the next level.