April 2, 2018
There's nothing quite like the smell of spring rain or the sound of a gentle thunderstorm. As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers! But what happens when that gentle rain becomes a severe thunderstorm? Are you prepared for the possibility of lightning, hail, tornadoes or straight-line winds?
When it comes to hailstorms, a homeowner's biggest concern is the material damage to the roof. The second biggest concern is how their car weathered the storm. Here are a few tips that will help minimize your risk of hail damage:
According to the Insurance Information Institute, thunderstorms (including tornadoes events) caused $13.2 billion in economic losses and $9.5 billion in insured losses in 2010 alone.
Cell phone coverage is often the first utility to be restored after a weather emergency. What was once a luxury form of communication is now often back in service before power & landlines. More »
We all love our furry four-legged best friends, but they may not always behave like we’d expect, especially around strangers or children. More »
Your home may be worth as much or more than your retirement account, so it makes sense to track your home insurance as carefully as you do your 401k. More »
Is your home as efficient as it could be? An energy audit can tell you – Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are... more »