Wednesday, May 5, 2021 / by Sonya Reiselt
There’s no denying that smart homes and new constructions that come fully equipped with the latest technology are more and more becoming the norm in the housing market and the Lowcountry is no exception to this. While these features will give just about any homeowner piece-of-mind, there are also safety issues that should always be well-thought-out and understood when any new technology is put in place within your home.
Make sure to always follow these steps when dealing with the technology throughout your home and your family’s everyday life:
Personal Wi-Fi and Routers – Since just about everything that has to do with technology in your home will go directly through your family’s personal Wi-Fi, it’s important to start here when it comes to ensuring your home is safe and secure
· After you change the password, make sure the router is password protected. You should NEVER have a router in your home that is pu ...
Thursday, August 13, 2020 / by Sonya Reiselt
How secure is your home in Beaufort County? This isn't a question that's meant to scare you, but it's a question every home owner should ask. 3.7 million home robberies happen every year. And of those break-ins, only 17% had some sort of security. Having an effective home security strategy will protect you and your family whether or not you're home. Do you have any security features in place to protect you and your family in case of a break-in or other emergency?
If your home doesn't have any security features, here are some effective ones that you should consider:
1. A security system.
It's a general fact in most places that when the number of home security systems increase in an area, the number of home invasions decrease. And this not just for the homes with systems, but for the whole neighborhood.
There is, of course, many types of home security systems to choose from, and way to many to list here. You should look for a system that allows you to use the late; ...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 / by Sonya Reiselt
When you buy a new home in Beaufort County, you want to make sure it's taken care of. There are many ways that you can protect your Lowcountry home, from security to caring for unexpected issues.
Here are five ways to make sure your home is protected as much as possible.
Insure Your Home
Having homeowner's insurance is an important way to make sure your home is protected against the unexpected. Insurance will protect you against the cost of repairing your home if it's damaged and personal liabilities. Homeowner's insurance can also cover hurricane and flood damage, which can be a concern here in Beaufort County.
When you get an insurance policy for your home, make sure you check the details of your policy to make sure it will cover what you need so you don't encounter any setbacks if something does happen to your home. The last thing you need in an emergency is finding out you're up a creek without a paddle.
Get a War ...