Texas Living

July Monthly Checklist

By Callie Leahy 7.1.15

Each month, Texas Farm Bureau Insurance brings you a monthly checklist to help keep your family, household, and insurance needs in order and top of mind, including everything from cleaning and organizing to “don’t forgets” and holiday info.

July 2015 Monthly Checklist:

1. From grilling to fireworks, it’s important to have a functioning fire extinguisher in your home during summertime activities. Be sure to check your fire extinguisher for cracks, dents, and expiring chemicals and replace accordingly.

2. July 19 is National Ice Cream Day! Celebrate with a bowl of five-minute homemade vanilla ice cream from Texas Heritage for Living®. 

3. Did you know using a metallic windshield sun visor could worsen the chips and cracks in your windshield? Tend to your chips and cracks before the summer sun causes them to put a dent in your wallet. For glass-only auto claims call 1-800-266-5458.

4. Before you hit the lake this summer, ask your Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Agent about coverage for your boat, Jet Skis, and other motorized water accessories for exclusive protection and peace of mind.

5. In honor of National Culinarians Day on July 25, do a thorough clean out of your cookware and baking accessories. Throw away any chipped glassware and or damaged baking items that could cause an accident in the kitchen.

6. Protect the longevity of your yard and foundation this summer with a quick application of moisture-rich mulch.

7. Give your grill and fire pit some extra TLC this month with a quick scrub down for the safety of your home and houseguests.

8. Add a trip to your local water or amusement park to your summer staycation without breaking the bank with exclusive discounts on admission for Texas Farm Bureau members.

9. Your air conditioning system has been working overtime to keep you cool during Texas’ warmest months; replace your A/C filter to keep your unit running at maximum efficiency.

10. Member benefit of the month: Great Wolf Lodge Swim, splash, and slide through an adventure located just outside the doors of your rustic-themed suite. The Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine is perfectly located near some of the greatest amenities in North Texas, including DFW Airport, Grapevine Mills mall, and more! Texas Farm Bureau members save up to 20 percent off their stay at Great Wolf Lodge through December 30.

Download and print the July checklist here.

Click here to view all monthly home checklists by Texas Farm Bureau Insurance.


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