Homeowners: Take A Good Look Around Your House This Spring

Weather Stripping

Your house has been your refuge this winter, sheltering you from countless storms. Now that the weather has broken, it’s time to get outside into the fresh air and sunshine and give your house some love. Here’s a short list of projects that you and your house will feel really good about from top to bottom, inside and out.

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Winter Thaw May Bring Spring Floods

Spring Thaw Flood

While many equate flooding with rainy conditions, winter weather and spring thaw can also lead to many flood risks. According to FEMA, areas that receive a lot of snow can see flood risks increase when it begins to melt. This year, the Northeast has seen record snowfall and ice jams– rapid snowmelt and intense rainstorms may follow, all of which lead to high chances of localized flooding. Read More

Who Needs An Umbrella Policy?

Who Needs Umbrella Insurance?

The sun was shining this morning, but now the sky is overcast and you hear a distant rumble of thunder… aren’t you glad that you listened to the weather forecast and grabbed your umbrella on the way out the door? Remember the time you didn’t? We’ve all been there…

It’s same with adding Umbrella Liability to your Insurance Coverage… when the time comes that you need it you’ll be very glad to have it! Read More

Insure Your Family’s Treasure

Insure Your Family's Treasure

It may not be a pirate’s bounty, but we all have precious items including family heirlooms, antiques, artwork, musical instruments, collectibles and/or high-tech electronics that we wouldn’t want pay to replace in the unfortunate event of a loss. If you have not already, it is a good idea to conduct a Home Inventory of these items and take stock. That way, IF you experience a loss due to fire or theft you will have all of the information needed to make a claim. Read More

Your Annual Insurance Check-Up: A Resolution We’ll Help You Keep!

Insurance check-up

The New Year is always a time for resolutions. Unfortunately, many of our best intentions can fall by the wayside long before Groundhog Day. Contact us at 401-846-9629 to schedule a free Policy Review; we’ll help you to identify the best plans for you and your family. Read More

Prevent Identity Theft

With the holiday shopping season in high gear, it is more important than ever to protect yourself from identity theft! There are many ways that thieves can get your information in person, by telephone or online by stealing your wallet, rifling through trash or by compromising your credit or bank account. The sources of information are numerous; minimize your risk by following these guidelines suggested by the FBI: Read More

Holiday Travel Tips

Thanksgiving Travel by Dave Granlund

The Thanksgiving Holiday is known to be the busiest travel time of the year with notorious transportation delays, traffic and travel snags. With a bit of foresight and some planning, you may ease some travel headaches whether you’re heading home for the holidays or escaping for a drama-free adventure. Regardless of your plans, you’ll be thankful for these holiday travel tips. Read More

Tricks For Making Your Halloween Party A Safe One

Halloween Party

Halloween can be a fun time of trick-or-treating, jack- o’-lanterns and costume parties, but it can also be a deadly time of increased drunk driving. Anyone hosting a Halloween party should take steps to limit their liquor liability and make sure they have the proper insurance.

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Protect Your Home From Water Damage

Protect Your Home From Water Damage
Water damage is one of the most common and costly disasters affecting U.S. residences accounting for billions of dollars in losses to homeowners and renters annually. In addition to water that comes from outside of your home due to weather events or flooding, water inside your house from leaking pipes or malfunctioning appliances can be equally destructive to your home.

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Understanding Hurricane Insurance Coverage

Hurricane Irene

 

With peak hurricane season upon us, it’s time to pull out your homeowners insurance policy to check if you have a hurricane or windstorm deductible, and make sure you understand how it works in the event you have to file an insurance claim. Read More

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