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Category: Home


Hail: Yes, No or Maybe So?

Early spring is usually the kick-off to hail season.  As you are likely aware, hail can do significant damage to anything it comes in contact with depending on the size of the hail.   Hail is a solid form of precipitation…

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Dwelling Value vs. Market Value: What Are You Insuring?

With home values significantly reduced for the past few years, I have grown accustomed to phone calls from customers insisting that the dwelling value listed on their insurance policy is way too high. They typically say, “I could never sell…

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Ten Home Maintenance Essentials for Spring

In many parts of the country, spring has arrived. The calendar even recognizes what we’re seeing before our very eyes: the vernal equinox this year is tomorrow! With the arrival of spring, so too arrives that long list of spring…

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Walking for Heart Health and Home Maintenance!

The life of a claims adjuster is fast-paced and action packed.  The constant onslaught of e-mails, telephone calls, and other daily job requirements can lead to a great deal of stress.  One of my favorite ways to deal with stress…

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The Cold Truth about Ice

Two of my all-time favorite movies are A Christmas Story and National Lampoons Christmas Vacation.  I just can’t wait to dust off those classic movies every year and stick them back in my DVD player.

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How I Became a Raccoon Wrangler

As a claims adjuster, I wear a lot of different hats on a daily basis.  On one hand, I am always trying to provide the best customer service, but I am also focused on the steps of adjusting a property claim or investigating…

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Mother Nature Takes a Toll on Homeowners Insurance

If you’re like me, you’ve probably noticed an increase in your homeowners insurance premiums.  While it doesn’t make it any easier, it’s important for you to know that you’re not alone.  Most homeowners insurance companies across the nation are increasing…

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