You’ve prepared your children, made an emergency communication plan, threw in some extra essentials for your pets, but what have you done to prepare your finances? Natural disasters aren’t the only type of emergency you may face. Other potential types of emergencies to prepare for include things like the loss of a job, divorce, or an accident. While supplies and[...]
With today’s advances in technology and innovation, we have the power to easily use less energy and make a difference in our environment. Sometimes the steps to make your home energy efficient can seem expensive and time-consuming, but there are small modifications you can make every day to save on your electric bill.
When the weather is nice, most of us venture outdoors. While picnics and barbecues are a given during great weather, even the clearest of days can bring its share of problems if things don’t go according to plan. From food borne illness to fires, prepare for your next outdoor party with these helpful tips:
You see your home every day, but how often do you really inspect it? One small leak or crack can lead to thousands of dollars in damage. These problems can go unnoticed for months and when they’re eventually found, the damage is already done. Take the time to thoroughly inspect all parts of your home for cracks, leaks, corrosion, and other damage before a small[...]
According to Save the Children, an estimated 69 million children are separated from their parents/guardians each day when they go to work. While apart, things don’t always go according to plan. A disaster can strike at any moment and won’t wait for you or your family to be prepared and together. While we have warnings for hurricanes and most storms, what about car[...]
June 1st is a date that strikes fear and apprehension for most insurance professionals. Hurricane Season begins on June 1st each year and runs until the end of November, however, hurricanes can form earlier than June 1st and continue into December depending on the temperature of the water and the conditions of the ocean. If conditions are “right,” a hurricane can[...]
Home renovations are exciting, but they can also be very stressful. We choose to remodel for many reasons. Whether you are renovating due to updating an old structure, adding more square feet, replacing a damaged structure or if mother nature jumpstarts a remodeling project, check out these three major things you need to know about whether your insurance policy is[...]
At Lighthouse, we are focused on the service we provide to our insureds, our agents, and our employees. We believe our employees are a vital part of our company’s continued success and advancement. Our Employee Spotlight is an opportunity for you to get to know our employees better by celebrating their accomplishments and learning a little about them. Get to know[...]
Outdoor BBQs are a favorite summer activity. While July is a peak month for grilling fires, don’t be another statistic and practice safe grilling techniques! Keep your home safe this summer, and avoid costly insurance claims or injuries to you and your guests by following these five grilling safety tips.
Summer is in full swing and you’re all packed to spend a week at a vacation home with your friends and family. You’ve prepared your home for your absence, but there is one last thing on your check list: does your homeowners policy cover you when you rent a vacation home? You might be wondering if it is even worth it, but consider this: you’re bringing personal[...]