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.
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 resources[...]
Between Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, there were over 95,000 paid losses reaching $8 billion in 2017. Many were shocked to learn that the flood damage to their home was not covered by their homeowners insurance and was left wondering “why?” The short answer? It’s a high risk.
Buying a home can be overwhelming, to say the least. A home can be your largest investment and place of security for you and your family. You want it to check all of the boxes on your wish-list, but can it be done? With this guideline, you can be on your way to finding your perfect home!
If your home has suffered water damage, it is important to stop the source of water intrusion and remove the moisture as soon as possible to prevent any additional damage. All water damage restoration jobs are unique, and a professional mitigation contractor can assist you in determining the work that is required to protect your home from continuing damage and begin[...]
You made it through Valentine's Day - the time of the year when love is in the air and the pressure is on for your significant other to remind you how much you are admired (and vice versa). Whether you received chocolates, flowers, or a romantic dinner this Valentine's Day, jewelry was the favorite gift this year with over $4.1 billion spent on jewelry purchases in[...]
Did you recently get married? Congratulations! Marriage is a monumental chapter in life and having a partner by your side can give you a whole new perspective. In the middle of the wedding planning chaos, it’s easy to push items such as insurance to the side but don’t completely overlook it. Luckily for you, marriage may help you save money in these areas!
Food is a great way to bring people together, and putting a meal together is a daily occurrence for some. Many, however, overlook the risk that comes with cooking. Most home fires occur while cooking in the kitchen, which makes cooking the leading cause of fire injuries. Awareness about potential fire hazards and taking simple precautions in the kitchen can go a long[...]
While double-checking that all items on your hurricane prep checklist are accounted for, take time to review your homeowner’s insurance company’s steps to file a claim. If a storm comes through and causes damage, the question is always “to file a claim or not to file a claim?” To help you make the best decision for your situation, we’ve put together some tips on[...]
Life happens. Home insurance is there to provide protection against the unexpected. When you’re dealt the short stick, it’s important to know your provider’s claim process. Regardless of your carrier, follow these three tips when filing a claim.