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Have you ever left for vacation with a nagging feeling that you forgot something? Maybe you forgot to leave the answering machine on, or didn’t give your neighbor a set of keys to water the plants. To ensure your home will be in the same shape as when you left, we’ve prepared some tips to help you prepare your home so that you can leave your worries behind and head out for a great vacation.

Here’s a list to get you started… Read more

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Gulfshore Insurance, along with our carrier partners, works closely with clients to implement risk control activities that prevent the occurrence of accidents and injuries. However, with all the prevention in the world, it doesn’t ever completely stop accidents from happening. When faced with a Workers Compensation (WC) claim, it is important to keep in mind one critical recommendation: Pay Attention to Indemnity Payments! … Read more

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The new FEMA Flood Zone changes in the City of Naples and Collier County are fast approaching! While the implementation date for new construction projects was March 30, 2012, the new Flood Zone Maps for existing homeowners and condo associations, including those in unincorporated Collier County as well as the cities of Naples, Marco Island and Everglades City, take effect May 16th for insurance purposes. … 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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