Tag: Homeowners

Seven Grilling Safety Tips

Grilling out is one of America’s favorite pastimes.  According to a study by The Hearth, Patio, & Barbecue Association, “seven in 10 U.S. adults own a grill or smoker, and in Canada, ownership is 8 in 10; more than a third (35%) of U.S. adults plan[ned] to purchase a new grill or smoker in 2017.”  However, backyard barbecuing’s popularity is exceeded only by its potential...

Safer (and Funner) at Home

Even though 2020 will most likely be remembered as the year of the virus, there are so many good things that can come during our times at home, things we've never tried, people we otherwise may not have called, or things we never had time for - like planting a rose garden or baking fresh bread. YES- even with all of our current difficulties there...

Hiring a Contractor? Read This Before You Do

Middle Tennessee has seen a housing boom in the last three years, both in the realms of new home construction and remodeling.  According to a report from Nashville NBC-affiliate WSMV, over 100 new people move to the Nashville area daily, and over one million more are projected to arrive in the next 20 years.  Those newcomers to Music City are buying new homes and renovating...

Meet your Local Agent Scott Johnston

Middle Tennesseans can’t watch television, listen to the radio, or even leave their house without getting bombarded with ads for insurance carriers.  The media is saturated with the next silly commercial trying to grab your attention. The temptation can be great to call one of those companies and get a quote from one of their call centers. With so many carriers to choose from, what...

Coverage for Restaurants

While Nashville is known first and foremost as Music City, it is quickly gaining the secondary designation as a foodie destination.  According to a recent survey by U.S. News & World Report, Nashville ranked eleventh in the nation for food-themed vacation locales. Statistics also show that Nashville is a haven not just for those who love to eat food but those who love to cook...