Your 'old KY home'
KFB loves Kentucky. That’s why we want to help protect you against life’s mishaps.
Welcome to Life’sBLUEPRINTS, where you’ll find information that will help keep you and your loved ones safe and savvy – whether you’re on the road or in your old Kentucky home.
Homeowners impacted by strong storms may find themselves in need of contractors to repair damaged homes or clean up fallen debris. When major storms hit, it is not unusual for “storm chasing” contractors to arrive on the scene looking for work. Hiring these contractors can be risky.
April 1-7 is National Window Safety Week.
The highest risk of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in Kentucky typically occurs from March to June.
Kentucky is one of 16 states at the highest risk for earthquakes, according to the United States Geological Survey.
Frozen water can wreak havoc on metal or plastic pipes, no matter their strength. According to the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, a 1/8th inch crack in a pipe can spew up to 250 gallons of water a day!
It’s tempting to crank up that space heater for some extra bedroom warmth or to de-ice your cold toes at the office, but take these precautions before turning that dial to the maximum setting.