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Hail Damage, Shingles, Roof, Roof Damage

Spotting Hail Damage, Stopping Hail Fraud

Posted By: Shamara Glover on March 26, 2021

Spring storms bring an increased chance of hailstorms. Hail results in some of the biggest homeowners claims each year. According to NOAA’s Severe Weather database, there were 5,396 major hailstorms in 2019.

Tree Damage, Severe Weather, Storm Damage

Insurance 101: What if My Neighbor’s Tree Falls in My Yard?

Posted By: Amy Casey on March 10, 2021

Sometimes one strong storm is all it takes to bring down a perfectly healthy tree, and sometimes when a tree falls, it falls in a very unfortunate place. Common damages caused by trees include damage to fences, vehicles and roofs.

HVAC Units, Roof

Hail Guards: Protecting Roof-Mounted HVAC Equipment

Posted By: Amy Casey on August 24, 2020

Hailstorms can wreak havoc on your roof-mounted heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment. Severe damage can result in loss of heating and cooling, water damage and loss of use of the facility.

Severe Weather, Power Line Damage, Storm Damage

Power Outages: The Do’s & Don’ts

Posted By: Shamara Glover on July 24, 2020

If you experience a power outage, whether it be from severe weather, a collapsed tree, or something else – you’ll want to keep these do’s and don’ts in mind:

Severe Weather, Thunderstorms, Storm Approaching

Severe Thunderstorms: Preparing for 5 Major Threats

Posted By: Amy Casey on June 24, 2020

Do you get just as nervous for a severe thunderstorm warning as you do a tornado warning? Everyone knows how seriously a tornado warning should be taken, but make no mistake, a severe thunderstorm warning should be taken just as seriously.

At Home, Severe Weather, Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain, Home Maintenance, Rainfall

5 Ways to Protect Your Home from Heavy Rain

Posted By: Amy Casey on April 24, 2020

A rainy day can bring more than a gloomy mood – it can bring unwanted water damage into your home. While you may not be able to stop every water issue, there are a few things you can do to safeguard your home from being exposed to excessive water:

Sump Pump, Maintanence

Testing Your Sump Pump in 3 Easy Steps

Posted By: Shamara Glover on April 3, 2020

Your sump pump is responsible for moving excess ground water away from your home. If your pump stops working, water could get into your basement and foundation walls, causing mold and mildew. If enough water gets in, the basement could flood.

Wet, Outdoor Seating, Chairs, Table

6 Ways to Prepare Your Business for Spring Storms

Posted By: Amy Casey on March 20, 2020

Spring storms may be unpredictable, but your business’s reaction to them doesn’t have to be. By utilizing the proper precautions and planning, your business should be able to bounce back from whatever Mother Nature throws your way: