Jonathan Geissler February 27, 2019 No Comments

Tips on What to do Before and After a Storm

When any type of big or destructive storm is expected, you need to make sure you take the right steps to ensure your assets are covered. The first step? Check your insurance policies because not all of them cover the following expenses: Tree or any other debris removal Water damage Water/Sewage back-up (for sewers, drains, […]

Michelle Dixon January 5, 2015 4 Comments

7 Points on How to Handle a Car Accident

Leaving the scene after a car incident, even if it is just a minor fender bender, without contacting the police has a likelihood to be in violation of law. Being informed on actions to take in the event of an accident can alleviate liability, stress, and time. Contact the police so those who are in need of aid can receive […]

Stuart Durland June 11, 2014 No Comments

Saving Money on Rental Cars — The Right Way!

Most rental car businesses are strict with their minimum 25 years of age to rent AND drive their cars. This is mainly because statistics show that drivers under 25 years of age are more likely to be involved in an accident. Nevertheless, there are some car rental agencies that allow 21 to 24-year-old’s to rent […]

Michelle Dixon August 22, 2013 No Comments

Back-to-College, Things you Should Know

Already summer is coming to a close and some of our sons/daughters are heading off to college. Many of our students will be departing with thousands of dollars worth of personal items such as cars, laptops, wallets, cell phones, iPods, televisions, text books, clothes, furniture, bikes, and more. Every year personal items such as these are damaged, stolen, […]

Michelle Dixon May 22, 2013 No Comments

Tailgating, “Stay Off My Bumper!”

When we say “tailgating” we are not talking about the tailgating where you enjoy food and drinks with friends right before a football game. Tailgating is when a driver rides up on the back end of another car in front of them too closely. According to research by the Highways’ Agency, tailgating is of the top […]

Stuart Durland February 6, 2013 No Comments

Winter Freezing!

Our area is subjected to cold weather, consisting of snowfall and freezing temperatures that can be a recipe for disaster in homes. Being that ice is slippery, heavy, and it expands when it freezes, is something to always be cautious about. Here are some points on how to make sure you aren’t contacting your insurance agent because of […]

Stuart Durland April 17, 2012 No Comments

Avoid Barbecuing Yourself and Home, Grilling Safety

The NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) states there are about 475,000 total structures lost to all fires. The dangers of grilling result from burns, carbon monoxide poisoning, or lacerations. According to the United States Fire Administration, each year there are around 5,000 Americans injured because of charcoal and propane grill fires. Nothing spoils a cookout quicker than […]

Stuart Durland March 13, 2012 No Comments

Powerful Storms in Neighboring States, Will You be Ready if Need be?

Just recently on February 28th to 29th and March 2nd to 3rd two powerful storm systems ripped through the mid-east of the United States, producing hundreds of deadly tornadoes, leaving many injured and some dead. For these two particular storms, there is an initial estimate of insured losses at about 2 billion dollars. The hardest-hit […]

Michelle Dixon January 18, 2012 No Comments

Winter Safety Tips

Our office see’s three major types of losses during the winter that are very much preventable.  They relate to Wood Stoves and Fireplaces, Pipes freezing, and Ice Dams.  One of our key companies, Preferred Mutual, provided a two page Winter Safety Tips with Do’s and Don’ts for preventing these losses!    Just click on this link Winter_Safety