Reducing your risk of homeowner insurance hazards in fall and winter

An ounce of prevention may prevent a pound of headaches As the weather turns cooler—and in New England, downright cold—we spend more time in our homes, and the risk for some types of potentially catastrophic home damage increases. The two most common type of seasonal loss reported by homeowners in the fall and winter months are water and fire damage.

Read More

Love that dirty water? Not when it’s in your home

3 misconceptions about flood insurance In Massachusetts, we enjoy the classic rock hit “Dirty Water,” especially during baseball season in the summer. But it’s a whole different story when that dirty water invades your home. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States, affecting every region and state. Yet

Read More

Recovering from a Disaster

By John E. Dowd Jr. Change in the business environment is expected. From regional landscape shifts and government regulations to emerging technologies, international competition, and more, it’s important to consider all the reasons why and how to insure your business. And while some changes are predictable, others are not, but there are ways to plan for both. What if you

Read More

Take Active Steps To Reduce Your Flood and Water Damage Risk

Water damage from naturally occurring floods and mechanical breakdowns cause extensive and catastrophic losses to homes every year. But there are numerous ways you can safeguard your home from these losses, including the following. Your home’s drainage system should be checked to verify that proper water drainage occurs. For example, gutter downspouts should extend the proper distance from the foundation.

Read More

Reasons To Buy Flood Insurance

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is one of the few sources of insurance for flood-prone communities that include millions of American homes and businesses. The program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency deserves recognition for NFIP insurance being the great bargain that it is. They list a few good reasons to purchase Flood Insurance.  To read more, click here.

Read More

National Flood Safety Awareness Week

Its A Good Time to Review Your Flood Insurance Policy The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is pleased to support The National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA)-sponsored 2008 National Flood Safety Awareness Week, March 17-21. Floods threaten homes from coast to coast – and they can happen anytime, anywhere and without warning. The damage from a flood is not covered

Read More

Spring Rainfall, Snow Melt Can Cause Flooding

BOSTON – Throughout New England, residents are at risk for flooding during spring , the time of year when the warming sun and increased rainfall begin melting the winter snow pack, releasing its often high water content. The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urges New England residents to be prepared.

Read More

Dispelling Myths About Flood Insurance

Buying flood insurance can provide protection and peace of mind. Flooding is one of the most common natural hazards in the United States. State and federal officials want to ensure that all are aware of the benefits of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  To see some common myths and misconceptions about flood insurance, click here.

Read More

We use cookies on this site to enhance your user experience.
By clicking the Dismiss button on this page, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies.
Privacy Policy

Dismiss