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Heavy Rain? Be on the Lookout for Heavy Damage

Your home protects you from the elements, but heavy rains can weaken that protection. With a little maintenance and a lot of vigilance, it’s not hard to stay safe and dry. Spring rainstorms are a fact of life in many...

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How Business Insurance Covers Your Risks

Business insurance can be complex, and it takes an experienced insurance agent to help you get the right commercial coverage for your business. You need an agent who can service not just one portion of your business...

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Why Does Homeowners Insurance Exclude Certain Dog Breeds?

If you’re a dog lover, you probably look at your dog and think warm fuzzy thoughts. Your insurance company, on the other hand, probably sees danger signs.This is especially true if the dog’s breed happens to be...

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Caught outside in a lighting storm? Here's what to do!

As many golfers and other outdoors enthusiasts can attest, thunderstorms can often strike with little to no warning, especially during the warmer months of the year. The lightning strikes that accompany these...

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Caring for Your Precious Possessions

We all remember the day we received our diamond engagement ring, those sapphire earrings for a special birthday or the emerald pendant gifted to us by our family. Those items are near and dear to our hearts, so they...

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Help Your Dog Love Apartment Living

Apartment living can have many advantages: low maintenance, close to work and entertainment, and ease of changing residence. But, if you’re a dog owner, apartment living can present some difficulties. You probably won’t...

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Why are car insurance rates rising?

The reality is car insurance rates are rising and there is not much we can do about it. Here are a few reasons why:1. More cars on the road2. More technology in cars means they are more expensive to repair and/or...

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I want to drive for Uber or Lyft. Am I covered?

The simple answer: probably not. Most personal auto insurance policies excludes vehicles being used as "public or livery conveyance" such as taxis or ride-sharing services. We call this a "gap in coverage". When are you...

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Look Before You Lock - Never Leave Kids or Pets in Cars as the Weather Warms Up

We've all been guilty of it once or twice, we're only running in "just for a minute" and we leave our pets and/or kids in the car. As the weather warms up, it takes less than 10 minutes for the inside temperature of...

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Insurance for Your Construction Business

- After years of experience working with construction companies, from the small general contractor to regional entities, we know that protecting your business from risk requires a deep understanding of the industry....

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