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Utility Line Protection – A Hidden (or Buried) Treasure?

By Claims, corrosion, coverage, decay, deterioration, drainage system, endorsement, Home, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, Insurance, perils, Personal, rust, sewer lines, underground piping, utility line, wear and tear

Our office had a couple of interesting conversations regarding digging up yards recently. In one instance, the husband of one of our account managers started to dig up someone’s yard to help them replace sewer lines. To his surprise, when…

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Preventing the Risk of Distracted Driving

By Accident, Auto, cell phone, cell phones, Central, discounts, distracted driver, distracted driving, Distracted Driving Awareness, Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Education, Insurance, passengers, Personal, Prevention, Saving Money, smart phone, smartphone, teen driver, teenSMART

Distracted driving is something that some of us forget to think twice about. Consider your daily commute or your weekly trip to the grocery store. These are routes you have taken so often and are comfortable with. You probably change…

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Extra Time on Your Hands? Why Not Spring into Spring?

By air conditioner, air conditioner maintenance, gutters, Home, home maintenance, home repair, homeowners, Household Inventory, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, roof, roof inspection, spring, storms, trees, windows

Spring has always been one of my favorite seasons. All winter I look forward to planting flowers, the warmer weather, and my birthday! But spring also brings rain, storms, and other perils that could cause damage to your home. Most…

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Stay Cyber Secure When Connecting Remotely

By Business, Commercial, Communication, computer attacks, cyber, cyber hygiene, cyber risk, cyber security, cyberattack, CyberScout, cybersecurity, data, Employees, hackers, Insurance, Internet, malware, malware attack, mobile security, Personal, phishing, Prevention, ransomware, scam, secure, security, smishing, Technology, vishing, webcam

COVID-19 has forced people from their workplaces and schools. Working from home and homeschooling means that millions of Americans are using video conferencing for the first time. With this surge in new users, there will be many cybersecurity challenge…

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Daylight Savings Time is Time to Check Your Smoke Detectors

By battery, daylight savings, Daylight Savings Time, Fire, fire prevention, fire prevention tips, fire protection, Home, home fire, house fire, Household Inventory, Insurance, National Fire Protection Association, Personal, Prevention, smoke alarm, smoke detector, smoke detectors

Daylight savings time is coming up this Sunday! We’re going to “SPRING forward” our clocks (which means Spring is just around the corner. Yay!). Another important thing to do this weekend: check our smoke detectors! A general rule of …

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Medical Payments – The Forgotten Homeowner Insurance Coverage

By bodily injury, Central, Claims, comprehensive protection, coverage, coverage limits, exclusion, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, Insurance, Liability, medical payments, Personal, personal liability coverage, protection, slip and fall, slip and fall accidents

There are a few homeowner insurance coverages that almost everybody has but very few think about. Personal liability is one of those coverages and even lower on the totem pole is medical payments coverage. However, that doesn’t mean it isn’t…

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Winter Driving and Auto Claims Tips

By Accident, accident claims, Auto, auto accident, auto claim, auto insurance claim, automobile accident, car accident, Claims, claims process, driving safety, driving safety tips, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, road conditions, safe driving, Weather, Winter, winter weather

Winter storms often bring a rash of auto claims. Winter driving can be dangerous, so it is essential to stay alert and be smart. Let’s talk about winter driving safety tips, and steps to simplify the claims process should you be…

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