Blog/News Room

Blog/News Room

30
May

5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for a Hail Storm

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.

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12
May

Plan, Prepare, and Help Your Neighbors

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.

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05
May

Emergency Communication Plan

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[...]

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27
Apr

Do you have the right coverage if disaster strikes tomorrow?

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.

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27
Apr

Weather Alert Apps to Keep You Safe

There is no way to know what will happen when a storm makes landfall. And while you can’t prevent a storm, the sooner you know it is happening the more time you have to prepare. Instead of waiting to hear weather alerts on television or the radio, there are smartphone apps that offer push notifications when a storm is on its way, offer tips to prepare and[...]

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17
Apr

Emergency Preparedness Kit

Being prepared for a storm can mean the difference between life and death. You don’t need to spend a lot to be prepared. Having a basic disaster supply kit can be a great aid in the event of an emergency. This isn’t something you want to worry about when you hear a storm watch is in effect, so make sure you build this in advanced.

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17
Apr

What to do if you are caught in a tornado

Sometimes you may find yourself in a location you aren’t familiar with when a tornado hits. Here are our tips on what to do if you get caught in one of these locations.

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17
Apr

Tornado Watch vs. Tornado Warning

The difference between a tornado watch and a tornado warming is huge, but most people think they are synonymous with each other. A tornado watch means that a tornado is possible within your area and you should be prepared. Listen to the local news for updates on the approaching storm. Have a plan and know where to take shelter if the watch turns into a warning.

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29
Mar

Organize your home two minutes at a time

The beginning of spring seems to be the reminder to freshen your home with some deep-down cleaning. However, cleaning your home can sometimes seem like a time-intensive effort. Instead of waiting for that big day every year to squeeze in all the cleaning projects you’ve been putting off, try breaking down projects into two-minute tasks every day to make clearing[...]

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03
Mar

2017 Tropical Storm Names

For every year, there is a pre-approved list of tropical storm and hurricane names. These lists have been generated by the National Hurricane Center since 1953. Originally, the lists contained only female names, but since 1979 the lists alternate between male and female. Hurricanes are named alphabetically from the list in chronological order. The lists contain[...]

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