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Loss Control: “Not another safety training blog!?”

Recently, I went to a meeting where the guest speaker presented a training session on ladder safety. My first reaction was, “Not another ladder safety training session!”  This had nothing to do with the quality or expertise of the presenter, nor…

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Ice Dams: The Bane of New England Winter

Snowstorms continue to punish the Northeast, leaving many in the region wondering what they did to make Mother Nature so angry. As snow continues to accumulate and freeze, many are dealing with the issues caused by the excessive snow, one…

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Tree Damage – Are You Insured?

With all the tree damage from the recent storms, we’ve seen a lot of online conversation about insurance and the coverage or lack of coverage for tree damage.  One person posted “Did you know that insurance only covers to have trees…

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Is Your Roof Tops on Your Home Maintenance Checklist?

Spring cleaning may bring to mind thoughts of washing windows and cleaning out closets, but it’s not just for the inside of your home.  It’s also a great time to get outside and perform regular maintenance to the exterior of your…

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Navigating the Roof Claim Process

It’s springtime again and Mother Nature is already sending us strong winds and hail that may affect the one thing that offers the greatest protection to our home: the roof. Most of us have many questions when it comes to…

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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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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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