How to Handle a Power Outage in Cold Weather

How to Handle a Power Outage in Cold Weather

Severe winter weather can cause power outages and loss of heat. Here are some tips on how to help handle an outage during the winter. Before the storm • Set your refrigerator and freezer to the coldest settings. • Check flashlights and portable radios. • Be sure to...
How to Operate and Use a Fire Extinguisher

How to Operate and Use a Fire Extinguisher

We should all have at least one fire extinguisher somewhere in our home, but it’s not enough to simply keep one under the kitchen sink. If there is a fire, your safety—and the safety of your home—depends on knowing how to properly use that fire extinguisher. As your...
Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness

Planning for a hurricane is one of the most important precautionary measures you can take before one occurs. We live in a state prone to hurricanes, and it’s critical for you to have a clear understanding of what hurricane preparedness is. We want to help you...
Summer Fire Safety Tips

Summer Fire Safety Tips

According to the National Fire Protection Association, there are an average of 385,500 residential fires every year. While taking out a homeowners insurance policy with fire insurance coverage will help protect you from the costs incurred from a house fire, following...
Prepare for Winter to Help Avoid Potential Insurance Claims

Prepare for Winter to Help Avoid Potential Insurance Claims

With winter months comes inclement weather. It’s important to ready your home to withstand the harsh conditions. Making home maintenance a priority can help identify potential problems early, prepare your home and property, and reduce the chance of an insurance claim...