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The National Hurricane Center’s declaration that Sandy became a “post–tropical storm” just before it made landfall, provided cost savings to homeowners along the northeast coast. Although Sandy was designated a hurricane for the majority of time it traveled up the coast, it failed to sustain hurricane-force winds at landfall, so it was officially a tropical storm. … 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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Hurricane damage can’t always be prevented or eliminated, but with some careful forethought, it can be mitigated long before a storm arrives. There are some obvious preventative measures that can be conducted that require out of pocket expense like inspecting, repairing, and upgrading the roof cover and perimeter flashing or installing hurricane shutters, but for the purposes of this article we will focus on the activities that businesses can perform that require no more investment than time and energy. These are broken into Pre-Hurricane, Warning, During, and After-Hurricane phases… Read more

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After you’ve created a Business Continuity Plan and reviewed your insurance policies with your agent, the rest is common sense…or is it? We share four tips that you may not have considered to help prepare your business in the event of a major hurricane… Read more

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With Hurricane Season on the horizon, it is important to stay up to date on all of the great technology and resources available. We’ve compiled a list of the best Smartphone apps, Facebook and Twitter accounts, and web resources available… Read more

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