Tornadoes, Hurricanes and Wind –Does my Insurance Cover this? Every state in our country can have a tornado, hurricane or suffer from a severe windstorm, so understanding that your home is protected with the right insurance to cover this type of loss is critical. Browse your policy or call your agent before an event is forecast because once a storm
Protecting your Home from Rodents and Rodent Damage You’ve spent a lot of time making your house perfect and keeping it clean. Don’t let a rodent destroy the inner workings of your home! A single rat can destroy insulation, chew through wires, weaken floor joists and even chew through brick! Not to mention they carry disease and leave droppings wherever
Hiring a Contractor or Other Labor Off of Craigslist? Be Sure to Do Your Homework – Avoid an Insurance Nightmare So, you’re planning a home remodel or some landscape work – great! Most people start this process by laying out exactly what they’d like, then calling out to multiple companies to get the best quotes to have the job completed.
Mills Insurance Services explains how to protect yourself from a dog bite claim in Los Alamitos, CA. According to the Insurance Information Institute, over $400 million a year is paid out for dog bite claims each year by insurance companies. While that may seem like a lot, there is an estimated $600 million that was excess over the home insurance
4 Common Places to Check for Water Damage BEFORE it Happens Sooner or later, a water source in your home will fail. Water damage is one of the most common home insurance claims and the average cost of these claims in 2014 was over $9,000. Water damage can be avoided but knowing what signs to look for is important. Common
Keep and Maintain your Fire Extinguisher in your Home in Case of Emergency! Your home is much more than the place that you live or where you sleep. It is where you create memories, raise a family and have family and friends over to visit. Keeping everyone safe while they’re there should be a first priority. But, when was the
Prevent a Costly Fire in your Home by Following Proper Space Heater Safety Space heaters are undeniably a convenient and efficient way to heat some spaces including garages, bedrooms and workspaces like shops or offices areas. But, an often overlooked fact with space heaters is the dangers that they may catch nearby items on fire. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety
Home Insurance IQ How well do you know home insurance, and the importance of being covered? Here are five quick questions and answers that will give you an idea of how crucial your home insurance policy can be.
Keeping your Home Safe During the Holidays The holiday season is the perfect time to deck your home with holiday decor, but with the joy that this decor brings also comes hazards. The traditions that come with the holidays and the dropping temperatures can lead to fire hazards, vandalism, and even burglaries if you are not prepared. By taking
The Top 5 Home Insurance Frequently Asked Questions For many homeowners, there are several insurance questions that are often looming to ensure that security is in place for the home’s protection. Between the costs to the coverage, there are several factors of home insurance that are important for homeowners to have answered.