Category Archives: Personal

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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How to Winterize Your Car

Baby it's cold outside! Is your car winterized? While the amount of danger from winter weather varies across the country, nearly all Americans, regardless of where they live, are likely to face some type of severe winter weather at some point in their lives. Winter storms can range from a moderate snow over a few…
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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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