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 homeowners insurance
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[...]
Make shopping for Father’s Day more fun and less of a chore! Being a dad is hard work so show him how much you appreciate him on Father’s Day. He pushed you on your bike before you learned how to balance, never missed a soccer game, and gave advice when life got tough. There probably isn’t any gift that can repay him for all his wise words and long shifts at work[...]
It is important for the safety of pet owners and pets, to have a plan in place for caring for pets during a disaster. In the chaos that comes with a storm, one of the most vulnerable members of your family can be forgotten about...your pet. The best way to protect them is to plan ahead. Prepare every member of your family for storm season with these helpful tips.
Hail storms can develop quickly and without much warning. Not every storm produces hail, so planning ahead can provide you peace of mind. These tips can help guard your home and property against the damaging effect of hailstorms and avoid costly, time-consuming repairs.
Not everyone is able to leave their home to prepare for a storm. Almost half of all American’s will need to rely on neighbors before and after a disaster hits. A little bit of empathy goes a long way, and complete community preparedness requires involvement from the entire community. Start planning now with these community strategies.
A disaster can happen without any notice which is why it’s important all members of your household are prepared for the unexpected. Plan together in advance so that everyone in the household understands where to go during a different type of disaster such as a hurricane, tornado, or wildfire. A storm could take down communication towers rendering cell phones and[...]
There’s no way to know what will happen when a storm makes landfall or when a river overflows. Understanding what is covered in your homeowner’s policy before a disaster strikes can help you get the most out of your coverage and make filing a claim much smoother.