Category Archives: Property

Preventing Frozen Pipes

Preventing Frozen Pipes Increase precautions when the temperature drops Temporary measures During extended periods of sub-freezing temperatures, increase thermostat settings to at least 60° F throughout the home to help ensure adequate temperatures are maintained in colder spots. Open bathroom or kitchen cabinet doors that run along outside walls so that warmer roam air can…
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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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Restoring Your Business After a Flood

Restoring Your Business After a Flood Floods can be miserable ordeals, even with extensive preparation. They can spring up with little to no warning and saddle you with the responsibility of a lengthy, expensive restoration period. Your business could be underwater in a flash, and you could be faced with mounting repair bills and extended…
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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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