Category Archives: Personal

How to Stay Safe While Clearing Snow

How to Stay Safe While Clearing Snow Using a snow blower or snow plow can be the perfect way to give your back a break from shoveling snow. However, it is important to take the proper safety precautions to avoid unnecessary injury while clearing snow this winter. There are some important precautions to take before…
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How Can I Prepare for a Flood?

How Can I Prepare for a Flood? With Hurricane Maria still churning towards the east coast, it's time to make sure you're properly prepared. Flash floods can occur within minutes or hours of excessive rainfall, a dam or levee failure, or a sudden release of water held by an ice jam. Overland flooding, the most…
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Hurricane Harvey: Would I be covered in the event of a flood?

Hurricane Harvey: Would I be covered in the event of a flood? Homeowners Insurance vs. Flood Insurance With the recent catastrophic damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, we thought it was a good time to reiterate why flood insurance is so important, even if you aren’t in a flood prone area.  Did you know that the…
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Disaster Donation Scams

Disaster Donation Scams Make Sure Your Donations Reach the Right Cause The damage caused by Hurricane Harvey is prompting people to help in whatever ways they can. Unfortunately, there are dishonest people who prey upon people’s good intentions, creating fake charity campaigns to exploit victims and take advantage of those who want to help. Despite…
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Renting Your Home

Renting Your Home Protecting Your Personal Property You may be considering renting out your home for extra income while you’re away for an extended period of time. Though this seems like an ideal solution for families with extra room to spare, it can pose liabilities. Take the following considerations to heart in order to protect…
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