Chimney Safety Tips

Chimney Safety Tips

Leaning toward an old wood-burning fireplace to help cut your heating bill this winter? Before you spark a log you should know, fireplaces and chimneys are involved in 42% of all home-heating fires. So before you use your fireplace, ensure you know how to properly use...

Spring Home Maintenance

🌷Spring is here!  🌸  After a long dark and cold winter, the bright sun and warm winds of the spring are a breath of fresh air! The only downside? All that sunlight helps you see your leaf-filled gutters, cracked sidewalks, and dead plants in the flower beds....
Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall is a beautiful time of year. The air is cool and crisp and the leaves are changing colors. As homeowners, it can also be a very busy time of year! Take advantage of the moderate weather to repair any damages to your home before the first frost sets in. Taking the...
Hiring a Contractor for Home Updates

Hiring a Contractor for Home Updates

 If you own a home, chances are at some point you will need to hire someone to do repair work.  At Bender Hatch Insurance, we know that hiring a contractor or handyman to perform work on your home often comes with risks. Below are nine things for you to consider...
Grilling Tips for Safety

Grilling Tips for Safety

As the weather warms and summer returns, it’s time to GRILL!   There are risks that come along with grilling, regardless of which type of grill you are using. Every year, 7,000 Americans are injured while using barbecue grills. It’s usually a case of good...