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The Power of Digital Document Storage

Times are changing and the need for cloud-based storage or encrypted data expands. We want to keep you up to speed on the power of digital document storage in today’s world. As cloud storage becomes more common and security becomes an increasing concern, we’ve made it our business to build out a vault feature within the ZYYAH app that safely stores and encrypts your important home documents. You may be asking, “What are the benefits of storing my documents in a cloud?” Here are some answers that will provide you with what you need to know about the perks of digital document storage and how it can create ease in your daily life as a homeowner.


Gone are the days where you have to wait to access important information or documents until you are home. If you’re in a location with a secure internet connection and an accessible device, you can access your documents right when you need them. Digital document storage makes it easy to get to your files in a flash without having to worry.


If you’ve ever misplaced an important file or accidentally spilled coffee on a document you needed for a transaction, you know how frustrating it can be. With cloud-based storage protecting your documents, you don’t have to worry about losing or destroying mortgage documents you’ll need; they’ll be virtually tucked away from unpredictable mishaps. When your important documents are encrypted in the cloud, recovery is easy. You’re able to back up files and submit them to the cloud’s memory so that if you ever need to recover them, you can.


The good thing about cloud-based storage is there’s a team who works endlessly to ensure the tools you use are effective at securing your information. There are often many users of cloud-based tools or platforms utilizing them simultaneously, so developers work to ensure your documents aren’t easily accessible by someone other than you. With keeping files in a folder at home or in a loose file cabinet, you run the risk of someone easily accessing your information. Features like passcodes, fingerprint recognition, 2-step security, and more make digital document storage one of the most secure ways to store your information.

If you’ve been considering utilizing digital document storage for your mortgage files or other important information, explore the benefits of utilizing the ZYYAH Vault™ feature. You’ll be able to get to files in no time when you need to file a claim, reassess your home’s value, refinance a mortgage, and more. You don’t have to worry about security or misplacing your documents in the midst of paper clutter. ZYYAH makes homeownership hassle-free and radically simple so you can enjoy home as you should.

How to Prepare Your Home for Summer

Summer is swiftly approaching, and we want you to get a head start on preparing your home for all of the excitement it will bring. With warmer temperatures come home maintenance and organization needs that need attention. Here’s how you can get prepared.

  1. Tend to Your HVAC – Have you completed maintenance on your cooling system or repaired the coils to your AC yet? If you’ve been putting it off, here’s your reminder to have everything checked out in the coming weeks.
  2. Get Your Ducts Cleaned – There’s nothing like fresh air circulating through the home on a hot day! Having clean ducts will help fight off allergens and keep your home easy-breezy, so you have one less thing to worry about.
  3. Powerwash the Patio – If you’re planning on entertaining or sitting out back on a nice day, it won’t hurt to deep clean the patio. Take some time to tend to the patio and get it ready for all of the barbecues and parties. A deep clean will do wonders for saving your patio or deck from deep wear and tear.
  4. Do the Driveway – Is your driveway plagued with dents and potholes? Or maybe it’s causing the neighbors to do a double take? Refresh your driveway pavement and have it brought up to par. You’ll be glad after a long bike ride to glide right into the garage or to know that your houseguests can come and go without risking a flat.
  5. Clean the Pool – Don’t take a dip without having the pool properly cleaned and calibrated. If you have the luxury of a home pool, treat it with care and be sure to have a seasoned professional do the work!

No matter how you prep your home for summer, we want you to know that tending to your home can be highly rewarding and bring great peace of mind. If you are looking for someone to maintain your home or to do quality repairs quickly, check out our partners at Hello Covered. With their home warranties and insurance plans, you’ll have these things and more covered so you only have to call one place to get your home in order!

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What’s All Your Stuff Worth? You Should Find Out

At some point in time, everyone wants to know what the majority of the things around their home are worth. Whether it’s a fish tank that has been sitting around unused or a smart TV you use to binge watch your favorite shows, there’s a good reason to find out. Once you have a bird’s-eye view of all your valuables, we can help you figure out whether you’re over-covered or under-covered, and what to do about it to make sure your stuff is protected. No matter what the dollar amount is, we know it may be priceless to you.

What is a home inventory?

It’s exactly what it sounds like! A home inventory is just a gathered list of the things in your home worth noting and protecting. The fridge. The television. Your antiques. Anything that you want to protect should be noted when doing a home inventory. When you think of protection, it’s not the just the big stuff that matters. ZYYAH makes inventory easy so that you can list items that have sentimental value to you as well.

Why a home inventory is important

Having a bird’s-eye view of your valuables is essential. There are logistic and financial benefits to knowing exactly what you own. Having a home inventory is one of those things that doesn’t feel important until it’s too late. When filing claims, or for moving, there are not many things you can do that will make your life as easy as if you’ve completed a robust home inventory. ZYYAH makes inventorying your home quick, easy, and error-free through our digital scan tool. Some of the benefits of taking inventory of your home with ZYYAH include:

  • Super-fast, mobile phone inventory
  • An overview of your belongings’ value and coverage
  • You save money by ZYYAH recommending the correct coverage and warranty bundles
  • You dramatically simplify the process when filing claims, if needed

How to calculate your stuffs’ worth

Without knowing what’s in your home, it’s impossible to know your home’s needs. That’s why we’ve built the smartest, easiest-to-use home inventory tool possible. We use AI to analyze photos and videos you upload to inventory what is in your home. It’s simple:

Just three steps:

1. Snap photos or videos of your room and/or the items in it

2. ZYYAH then analyzes your items while you add the cost you paid

3. All done: Your home inventory is set and ZYYAH gives you custom coverage quotes in seconds

Now what? 

When you have a clear picture of your home, it makes moving, maintenance, and warranty or insurance coverage a snap. Protect your belongings and let ZYYAH recommend you the perfect coverage or when an appliance needs a tune-up! When you use ZYYAH, you make it all easier to stay on top of your home so you can enjoy the people and things in it!

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