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.
The highest risk of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in Kentucky typically occurs from March to June.
Storms can loosen and rip apart materials built with asbestos, launching these invisible cancer-causing particles into the air we breathe.
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.
Floods are the nation’s most common and costly natural disaster, producing millions of dollars of destruction every year, according to the National Flood Insurance Program.
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.