Category Archives: Homeowners Insurance

How Should You Prepare for a Vacation?

HOW SHOULD YOU PREPARE FOR A VACATION? There are a number of hazards that could affect your home while you’re away, including lightning, theft and flooding. In order to keep your property safe while you’re on vacation, consider the following: Unplug small appliances and electronic devices. Stop the newspaper and mail. To do this online,…
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Summer Swimming Pool Safety

SUMMER SWIMMING POOL SAFETY Though splashing and diving is carefree fun, owning a backyard pool comes with serious responsibilities, too. From poolside party safety tips to supervision, there are many general safety precautions you can take to make sure your friends and family enjoy your pool safely. Here are some general recommendations for swimming pool…
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Flood Insurance

Flood Insurance Just a single inch of water from flooding can cause costly damage to your home. Here’s what you need to know about insuring against damages caused by flooding. What Protection Does it Offer? A standard homeowners policy does not cover damages from flooding. A separate flood policy is needed to cover losses to…
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Emergency Generator Safety

Emergency Generator Safety Did You Know? The capacity of a generator is calculated in watts. For instance, you may own a 2,000-watt generator. Therefore, if you have an appliance that requires 120 volts and uses 10 amps, the appliance will require 1,200 watts of power. By doing this calculation, you can determine what appliances can…
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Winter Weather Safety Resources

Winter Weather Safety Resources Developed by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), these winter weather safety resources can prove to be invaluable when it comes to preventing significant property losses as a result of severe winter weather. We wanted to share them with you in an effort to avoid potential roof collapses,…
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