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Is Hurricane Damage Covered by Homeowners Insurance?

Damage from flying branches, falling trees, heavy rainfall, and flooding are some risks you face during a hurricane if you’re a homeowner. In fact, nine million homes face the risk of damage from a hurricane storm surge, according to the CoreLogic Storm Surge Report in 2018. Hurricane season in the Eastern Atlantic is from May […]

Home Insurance Claims Process

Whenever you experience a disaster or emergency in your home, it can feel like your world is crashing down around you. After all, your home is your safe harbor. And, at the time of a disaster or home emergency, it‘s in a state of disarray at that moment — leaving you feeling adrift in the […]

What Information Do You Need to Get a Homeowners Insurance Quote?

Getting a homeowners insurance quote is usually pretty straightforward.  There are, however, a few key details you’ll need to have on hand to get the right quote. Whether you’re purchasing your first home insurance policy or you’re just exploring your options, this is the information you likely need to get a quote. Information about the […]

The Risks of Being Underinsured

You probably know by now how important it is to have insurance coverage. What you may not know, until you find yourself filing a claim, is that being underinsured on your home, auto, personal umbrella, renters, flood, or liability insurance protection can be really painful as well. In fact, it can be financially devastating for […]

Explain My Coverage

Understanding the types of insurance coverages available is a critical part of protecting you and your families financial security.  Below are some of the top insurance coverages the average household requires. Auto Insurance Coverage Auto insurance coverage provides financial protection if you are in an auto accident. The type of protection you receive depends on […]

Who is Liable for a Slip and Fall on Ice at Your Home?

Slip and fall injuries are tricky things, legally speaking. That doesn’t mean that homeowners bear no legal responsibility, or liability, for slip and fall injuries occurring on their property. When people slip and fall on ice at your home, whether it be a guest, the mailman or a stranger, a few things must be proven […]

What is Replacement Cost on Contents and Building?

When buying insurance or shopping around for policies, you’ll come across many terms that might seem foreign to you. At least in the concept of buying insurance. One of those terms is “replacement cost.” You need to take the time to learn about this one because it’s an important term to understand. Whether you’re insuring […]

Does My Insurance Policy Cover HVAC Failure?

Your home’s HVAC system helps keep your family comfortable inside its walls regardless of what’s going on outside. In the summer, a properly functioning HVAC system will keep your family cool and comfortable. During the winter, it will keep you cozy and warm. When your HVAC system isn’t functioning properly, though, things can get very […]

Winter Safety Tips for Wood and Gas Burning Fireplaces

After a full day of sled riding or building a snowman with the kids or shoveling the driveway and sidewalk, there is nothing like coming out of the cold, making some hot chocolate and warming up in front of your cozy fireplace. However, your fireplace, whether it is a wood burning or a gas fireplace, […]

Will My Policy Premium Stay the Same Every Year?

Because so many things can change in a year, it’s important to review your policy annually to determine which, if any, changes you need to make in coverage. These are some of the things that can affect your policy premiums from year to year. Claims The unfortunate reality is that insurance is a business of […]

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