April 3, 2017
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.
Holiday parties will abound this season. If you’re the host and will be serving alcohol to your guests, you should consider a few things to ensure your guests’ safety and limit your liquor liability. More »
Every year, hundreds of people fall from ladders while hanging decorations. In 2010 alone, 13,000 people were treated for decorating related injuries, so be careful this 2017 holiday season. More »
More than 14,000 people will go to the emergency room this season for injuries caused by holiday decorations, like candle fires. Here are some tips to make sure you’re not one of them! More »