Buying & Selling
Home staging can come with countless benefits, but is it right for selling your home? This guide can help.
What are the challenges of home ownership versus renting a home? Here are five questions to consider that may help you figure out what's best for you.
An important part of the process of purchasing a home, is the required home inspection. Here are some questions to ask potential candidates.
Ever wonder what it takes to buy a second home? Check out these six tips to learn more.
Home Protection: Water
Water damage due to a plumbing problem in your home can be life-changing. But there are some common signs that homeowners can look for, and steps they can take, to help avoid a major water issue at home.
Do you want to reduce the chances of water damage in your house? Here are some home maintenance tips that Travelers risk control specialists recommend.
Most water damage that occurs at home is due to leaks in pipes and connections, and the cause frequently is maintenance issues. The good news is, you can help prevent an unhappy homecoming from a water incident.
Kitchen fire safety extends beyond cooking, as these types of fires can also be caused by appliances.
What causes a gas grill to catch on fire? We'll take a look at three of the leading causes, and explore the science behind gas grill fires.
Swimming pool safety should be top-of-mind for anyone owning or using a pool. Help keep yourself and your family safe with these pool safety tips.
Backyard activities, such as swimming in a pool and grilling, have their own set of risks. Help prevent accidents with yard safety tips from Travelers.
Water damage, roof damage, frozen pipes, theft and fire are some common risks facing homeowners. Learn how to help make your home less risky with Travelers.
Planning on grilling? Protect yourself from potential grilling dangers.
Smart home technology offers ease and convenience. It can also help protect your home and reduce home insurance costs.
Installing smart lighting in your home is more than just smart. It’s easy, too. Watch our how-to video to find out more.
No house sitter? Smart tech can help keep your house safer. See how the CNET Smart Home® helped this man control all of his smart home security tech with one simple command.
If you're planning to move, consider the pros and cons of moving yourself vs hiring movers. Explore moving costs and other considerations with Travelers.
This day-by-day guide will help you pare down and pack all of your possessions, so you can move as efficiently and safely as possible.
When moving from an apartment to a house, consider some of these homeowner to-do's. Get tips for moving from an apartment to a house from Travelers.
Knowing how to pack for a move can help make the moving process much easier.
Use the Call Before You Dig hotline, 811, to research underground lines that may be buried on your property before doing any digging.
If your home isn’t insured to its estimated replacement cost, your homeowners policy may not cover the full cost to rebuild.
Getting a homeowners quote can take only a few minutes when you have the correct information.
Owning a home can mean dealing with the unexpected. Knowing how the home insurance claim process works can help give you peace of mind.
What is bundling? Learn how you can save time and money by bundling your coverage with Travelers.
Use our hiring a contractor checklist tips as a guide to help you when selecting a contractor.
FORTIFIED homes are generally stronger than most state building codes require and can protect against severe weather.
From identity theft to car break-ins, help prevent theft with these tips.
Landlords are responsible for handling building maintenance and quickly fixing problems. To ensure you are always ready, here are the ten most common rental property repairs.
If you’re a landlord, you might’ve wondered if your tenants should have renters insurance. Find out if landlords can require renters insurance with Travelers.
Considering renting out your home or investing in a small residential property with a couple of apartments to generate extra income? Here's what you need to know about landlord insurance.
Make sure you have the coverage needed for your rental properties. Whether you're a seasoned, new, or accidental landlord, learn about landlord vs. homeowners insurance.
Moving with your cat, dog or other pet can be stressful for both you and your pet. Follow these tips for moving with pets to help with a smooth transition.
Cat owners frustrated with scratching may consider declawing their cats, but the procedure can be damaging. Learn more about alternatives to declawing.
Dogs can communicate many things, but can you tell when they’re sick? Learn more about signs and symptoms that your furry friend may not be feeling well.
Keep your dog or cat happy when they’re stuck indoors. Check out these fun games to play with your pet.
College students living in dorms likely won't have any dorm insurance. Learn more about on and off campus renters insurance for college students from Travelers.
Renewing your passport can be a daunting task. Unsure where to start? Learn how to renew your passport with this helpful guide.
Travel insurance helps protect you when unexpected things happen before or during trips.
Traveling soon? You should consider travel medical insurance to help protect yourself in the event of an accident or illness. Learn more about your options today.
Some people love the process of planning a vacation. But what may be less enjoyable, for some, is the essential task of packing for your trip. Here are 10 tips on how to pack a suitcase for vacation
Booking travel insurance ahead of time is crucial to kick off a stress-free trip. Read on to learn more about when you should consider purchasing travel insurance.
Though technology can ease many of the challenges associated with working from home, it can't always help you stay productive. If you're finding it hard to stay on top of your tasks or meet your deadlines while working from home, these 10 tips can help.
If you work from home, properly setting up your home office can help avoid painful injuries and time lost from work in the future.
With companies having their employees working from home (WFH) during the coronavirus pandemic, many people have abruptly found that they need to juggle their daily work activities with caring for their children.
The juggle of work and home life has taken a different form for working parents of school-age children. Learn 6 tips for working from home with your kids.
Learn a few recommendations to help your kids with remote learning during this time.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to compel millions of Americans to shelter-in-place and work from home for the foreseeable future, the coronavirus social distancing requirements may be viewed as an opportunity to reconnect as a family.