Most Dangerous Mistakes Homeowners Make: Tips for a Safe, Secure Home

Most Dangerous Mistakes Homeowners Make: Tips for a Safe, Secure Home

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More than large gestures, neglect and small actions every day put homes at greater risk than anyone thinks, says Marvcus Williams, an insurance consultant and former claims investigator and adjustor based in St. Louis, MO. “The things people do and they way they live put them more at risk than they think,” says Williams. “Just being aware of the dangers that could arise can prevent many claims.” No new home inspections. “You’d be surprised how many people don’t get an inspector to come when they’re buying a new home,” Williams says. While the first inclination may be that new homes don’t require the thorough once-over accepted on older homes, think again. Inspectors can uncover otherwise unapparent items such as furnaces that aren’t vented properly or slow-leaking plumbing. [caption id="attachment_598" align="aligncenter"…
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