For many people, especially those with school-age children, summer is peak travel time.

In addition to vacations, there's also likely to be a surge in weekend travel as people take long weekends to the shore, the mountains or nearby parks.

But while you're traveling, what's happening to your home? Farmers Insurance has analyzed the last three years of actual home-related claims from around the country to highlight the common dangers you face in the summer and provide suggestions to help reduce homeowners' risk.

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Rosalie Donlon

Rosalie Donlon is the editor in chief of ALM's insurance and tax publications, including NU Property & Casualty magazine and NU You can contact her at [email protected].