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Do You Need a Checkup?

It’s summer and that means it’s time to head outdoors. One of the best homeowner insurance tips is to protect your home before it needs it and that requires an insurance checkup.

A typical homeowner insurance policy may not cover everything you think it should.

Summertime Boating Tips

Summer is here and the sun is out! Are you ready for a boat trip? First, stop and check your insurance coverage.

About 32% of Americans will enjoy an outing by boat this year.

If you are among this group, check out the following tips to protect you and your family to help prevent filing a boating claim.

Before You Go to the Beach

Are you hitting the beach this summer for some much needed rest and relaxation?

If you are, make sure that you are informed about the condition of the beach you are visiting and the condition of the water. The water at beaches normally looks clean and safe, but there are a few potential dangers that we need to pay attention to:

Look for storm drains (pipes that drain polluted water from streets) along the beach.

What You Need to Know: Umbrella Insurance

Have you ever worried what would happen if you got in an accident and got sued for thousands, tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, or even a million dollars… a lot more than your coverage offers? How would you pay the difference? How would you be able to survive? You would be a prime target for a lawsuit and could be wiped out financially and lose everything.

Be Prepared for the Storm

Along with flowers and warmer weather, spring can bring something that’s not so pleasant—the threat of severe weather.

I wanted to make sure that you and your family was aware of some important preventative tips to keep in mind if severe storms come your way this season.

Boating Tips to help you Stay Safe

Pretty soon the kids will be out of school and summer will be here. I know many boaters will soon be hitting the water for the first time this year, so I wanted to share with you some important safety information to help you stay safe while enjoying the fun.

April Showers Bring May Flowers…. And Flood

You know how the saying goes: “April showers bring May flowers”, but have you ever thought of what else those April showers bring with them? An increased risk for flooding.

The term “April showers” signifies spring rains that take place in much of the northern hemisphere during the month.

8 Tips for Window Safety

National Window Safety week is recognized in April. This observance was designed by the National Safety Council and the National Window Safety Task Force as a way to teach parents and guardians how to prevent children from falling through windows. It’s also a great opportunity to educate children about using windows as an escape route in case of an emergency.

You Can Do It!

Tax season is here and for many of us, just hearing the words “tax season” bring anxiety and worry… but they don’t have to! Don’t let deadlines and paperwork intimidate you—everything will still be okay after the dust settles on April 17th.

Tips for Keeping that Special Gift Safe

Over the past few weeks I had several customers call the office to ask about insuring big gifts they’d gotten for their loved ones over the holiday season and especially with Valentine’s Day just past.

This time of year is very busy for me as many of my customers have made big purchases or received new gifts and need help making sure they are fully covered.