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Team eLocal

Does Insurance Cover if a Tree Falls on Your House (Even if No One Is Around to Hear It)?

Insurance sometimes covers tree-related damage, but coverage may depend on the circumstances. Liability can get more confusing if a tree damages neighboring property.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How to Properly Maintain Your Hardwood Floors

When was the last time you gave your hardwood floors more than a quick sweep? Here's how to give them all the TLC they need.

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Team eLocal

What Is an Affidavit?

If you’re verifying financial information, recovering from identity theft or going through a divorce, you may need to write an affidavit.  These sworn legal statements provide declarations of facts.

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Oriel Roy

What Is a Writ of Habeas Corpus?

If you believe you've been wrongly detained by the state or federal government, issuing a writ of habeas corpus is a way to challenge your imprisonment.

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Team eLocal

Should I Insure My Engagement Ring (and Other Valuables)?

Engagement rings have significant sentimental value, but losing a ring can also be a considerable monetary loss. Here's what to know about insuring them.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

What's a Finished Basement?

Before you get nervous that the contractors aren’t 100% done working on the home you’re pining after, you should know that a finished basement refers to material finishes, not the degree of completion.

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Shelley Frost

What Is an Insurance Adjuster and What Do They Do?

Understanding the role of the claims adjuster makes the process easier to navigate and could help you get better results from your insurance claim. 

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

What Size Generator Do I Need?

A home generator can be a lifesaver during a power outage. Learn how to choose the right generator size to keep your essential appliances running.


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