The 2020 hurricane season was one of the most active seasons in history, and weather experts predict 2021 will be similar. While hurricanes continue to be among the most catastrophic weather events, the good news is that homeowners have effective and affordable options to help reduce damage.
Spring is a good time to assess how your property weathered the winter and to make a “to-do” list to prevent property maintenance and liability issues.
Imagine sitting down for a delicious meal with your family. You’re about to enjoy your first bite when you hear what sounds like a motorcycle passing in your backyard. You feel your body tremble and shake and realize what you heard was not a motorcycle, but the earth cracking beneath you. How do you keep you and your family safe? What should you do?
Just as you prepare your home for severe weather, consider taking steps to prevent damage to your valuable articles and collections.
You do not have to live in a designated flood zone to be susceptible to flood loss.Because most standard home insurance policies exclude coverage for surface water that damages property, you may need to obtain coverage through the National Flood Insurance Program. Your professional, independent insurance agent can advise you on the best choice to protect you from the financial loss a flood could bring.
The Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1, and experts predict 2020 will be more active than normal. Now is the time to prepare to keep your family and possessions safe.
Safety is a constant concern to those living in an area threatened by wildfire. Consider these tips to help you and your family before, during and after a wildfire.
Coastal dwellers remain on alert during hurricane season, but inland residents can be caught off-guard after a hurricane or tropical storm makes landfall. While the storm may diminish in strength, the potential remains for severe damage from winds and heavy rain. When you know a storm is coming, take steps to minimize damage and speed recovery.
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As the calendar turns to spring, it’s time to assess how your property weathered the winter. This is a good time to make a “to-do” list to prevent property maintenance and liability issues.