With hurricanes come floods, storm surge, and the occasional mandatory evacuation. In severe weather events that prompt your local or state government to call for a mandatory evacuation, are you prepared to get up and go? Or, suffer the consequences of staying behind? When severe weather systems approach, they may bring persistent strong winds, lashing rain, and rising flood … [Read more...] about Hurricanes, Your Property and Mandatory Evacuations
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The storm of the century clashes into your town and causes millions in flood damages. Both your home and business suffer thousands in losses, and that's when you discover that your homeowner's and renter's insurance do not cover floods. Regular insurance policies are different from flood insurance policies. With our weather patterns changing, flood insurance is becoming more … [Read more...] about What Is Flood Insurance and How Do I Buy It?
Summer is synonymous with grilling, and nearly 60% of all grill fires happen from late spring (May) through late summer (August). Grill-related fires damage approximately 9,200 homes per year on average, and when your house catches fire, it will sustain four principal types of damage: Fire Damage Smoke Damage Structural Damage and Water Damage With this in mind, the … [Read more...] about Home Grilling Safety Tips to Help Avoid a Fire
So, your basement is flooded. Whether the cause is obvious or not, you need to know exactly what has occurred in order for the right insurance policy to cover your losses. The two insurance policies that are in question are homeowner’s insurance and flood insurance. With either of the policies, there are limitations to what they will cover and how much of the damages … [Read more...] about My Basement Flooded – What Will Insurance Cover?
Flood and water damage can result from natural disasters, trees with aggressive roots, faulty appliances, frozen pipes, and hundreds of other possibilities at any time and anywhere. Within our businesses and homes, we thrive on and desire a sense of security. The security that everything is functioning well, and because we have kept up on regular maintenance, we expect that … [Read more...] about Water Damage from Trees, Storms and Pipes