Christmas Tree Fire Safety

Who doesn't love the smell of a real, live Christmas tree? A live tree evokes memories of childhood holiday seasons. But, a real tree does introduce some hazards to your home. Christmastime is one of the busiest seasons for firefighters, and tree fires are...

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Homeowners Insurance – Fire Claims

In 2016, fire departments in the US responded to fires on average every 24 seconds! Here's some additional statistics from the NFPA One home structure fire was reported every 90 seconds. One civilian fire injury was reported every 34 minutes. One civilian...

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Are Trees Covered By Insurance?

If a tree falls and hits your house, are you covered? The short answer is, yes. The coverage is quite straightforward: if a tree hits a home or other insured structure, such as a detached garage, standard homeowners insurance policies provide coverage for the damage...

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Identity Stolen? Here are Some Helpful Tips

According to the Insurance Information Institute, over half of identity theft cases are a result of a lost or stolen wallet/purse, but online theft is increasing. We hear about it all the time on the news — this store had a customer data breach, these people's emails...

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Homeowners Quote Information

Here's a handy guide from one of our partners, Travelers Insurance, on the information we'll need to give you a complete homeowners insurance quote. If you're not sure about any of them, just give us a call and we'll talk you through the process. Getting a...

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Tips to Save Money on Car Insurance

One of our jobs is to find you the right car insurance policy, at the right price. That's why we represent multiple insurance companies, because no single insurance company can possibly be a good fit for every situation. Here's some things to think about...

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Tips for Buying a New Car

We represent Travelers Insurance. Below is an article from them with 5 Tips for Buying a New Car we thought you might find useful and informative. It's appealing to buy a new car that looks great and is fun to drive, but it also pays to look beneath the...

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Understanding Insurance Deductibles

Understanding the role deductibles play when insuring a car or a home is an important part of getting the most out of your insurance policy. A deductible is basically the amount “deducted” from an insured loss. Deductibles have been an essential part of...

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Summer Storm Safety

Summer is back and so are thunderstorms and lightning. Lightning is a very common cause of home fires and the destruction of electronic devices. The Insurance Information Institute has compiled a list of lightning myths that we wanted to share with you: MYTH 1 –...

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Driving Safely on Your Summer Road Trip

It's summer time and that means road trips to fun places near and far. Below are some tips from one of our insurance company partners, Auto-Owners put together to make your trip. Driving Safely on Your Summer Road Trip There's no doubt about it — summer is road trip...

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