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hurricane-shutters-insuranceHurricane opening protection and wind mitigation have two major benefits particularly as we approach hurricane season. There are the wind mitigation discounts which we receive on the wind portion of the homeowner policy which often generate significant savings. Then there are the physical benefits for strengthening the home which allows the home to be more wind resistant in the event of a major storm. Read more

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water-damageDid you know that water damage is one of the most commonly cited claims on home insurance? This should not come as a total surprise considering the many possible causes of water damage – heavy rain, bursting of pipes, and the bathtub accidentally overflowing. After making sure that you and those you live with are safely out of harm’s way, here are five important steps you should take if you experience water damage in your home. Read more

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Does your current disaster plan take account for items that may not be covered under your insurance policy?

Many associations know by now that in the event of a hurricane or windstorm event, they will have a large deductible that may be two, five, or even 10 percent of the coverage amount, but what about those items for which the policy does not provide coverage? … Read more

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