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Monday, August 23, 2021Single loss deductible clauses are an addition to your insurance policy that ensure you only pay one deductible in the event that more than one insurance policy is affected.
If you have two or more separate types of insurance from the same company or have purchased a bundled insurance pa... READ MORE >>
Tuesday, August 17, 2021When it comes to your home, making sure you’re adequately insured is of the utmost importance. Despite this, many homeowners are unaware of the “80% rule” for home insurance and, as a result, find themselves underinsured when trying to replace their personal property after a loss. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, June 30, 2021Home insurance coverage can differ from policy to policy depending on a multitude of factors. Being aware of these factors that affect your premium can ensure that you are appropriately covered. Your Personal Information Your credit history, claims history and marital status can all contribute to your premium costs: READ MORE >>
Monday, May 10, 2021National Hurricane Preparedness Week, which is May 9-15 this year, encourages individuals to evaluate their personal hurricane risks and implement measures to keep themselves and their homes protected during a hurricane. Hurricanes have become an increasingly prevalent concern throughout many Southern states and along much of the East Coast. READ MORE >>
Thursday, February 25, 2021Doing laundry at home is a regular task you perform, but don’t let that make you complacent. The majority of clothes dryer fires are caused by failing to follow simple safety tips, like cleaning out the lint trap before and after each cycle, and conduct routine maintenance. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 If you want to know exactly what's up with your home insurance, read your policy and call your agent. There's too much bad information out there that gets passed around and repeated so often that it must be true, but it's not. Here are five of the big ones: READ MORE >>
Wednesday, November 18, 2020Many times, it is very easy to just allow it to renew, year after year, without looking at it and the details within it. Yet, your home’s needs change. It is important to carefully consider the coverage you have. You also want to be sure you choose a policy that represents your specific risks. READ MORE >>