A couple of summers ago, my family was planning a vacation to Texas for a wedding. Flights were booked, hotel rooms blocked, and all of our bags were backed. The morning we planned on leaving for the airport, we got…
Category: Home, Personal, Prevention, Weather
Tags: home damage, home insurance, Personal, storm damage, tree damage property damage, tree maintenance, tree removal, trees, wind
Hurricane season is here. Meteorologists are at work and love to make predictions about how many hurricanes will make landfall and their potential severity. People in high-risk areas will be directly affected, of course, but everyone still needs to pay attention….
Category: Business, Claims, Commercial, Financial, Home, Risk Management, Weather
Tags: claims, claims adjuster, claims process, claims service, coronavirus, COVID-19, disaster, disaster plan, disaster preparedness, emergency kit, emergency response plan, emergency supplies, FEMA, flood, flood insurance, flood zone, flooding, hurricane, hurricane season, natural disaster, personal pretective equipment, social distancing, storm damage, storms
If the wind was strong enough to pick up Dorothy and Toto and pull her entire house into a tornado and send them to the magical Land of Oz, there is no telling what it could do to your property….
Category: Claims, Home, Household Inventory, Liability, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, Weather
Tags: hail, home, home maintenance, home repair, homeowners policy, property damage, rain, Safety Tips, spring, storm, storm damage, storms, tornadoes, tree, tree damage, tree damage property damage, trees, wind, wind claims, windstorms
The storm has passed and the immediate danger is over. Now it’s time to survey the damage and decide on the best course of action. Here are some steps to mitigate further damage and get started with repairs.
Category: Claims, Home, Personal, Prevention, Weather
Tags: bad weather, contractors, home damage, home repair, house damage, property damage, roof damage, storm, storm damage, storm disaster
The recent severe weather in the Midwest is a reminder we can experience significant storm damage to our homes anytime of the year. Unfortunately, these storms also bring out many roofers, contractors, and workers who all want your repair business….
It happens four to six months after every major storm – claims start rolling in with unusual descriptions of loss: “Neighbor has hail damage.” “A roofer came to the door and said there was serious damage in the neighborhood.” “My…
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…
Category: Central, Claims, Home, Personal, Weather
Tags: claim, claims adjuster, deductible, hail, insurance agent, roof, roof inspection, roof leaks, roof replacement, roofer, roofing contractor, shingles, storm damage