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clock May 28, 2019 comments No Comments flowchart Flood InsuranceHomeowners InsuranceOur Blog tag LiabilitySafetyWeather

If you live in Rhode Island, almost every year at least one or two storms make their way up the Atlantic coast. Many residents felt the impact of Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and scientists also suggest we can expect more intense storms during hurricane season, because of rising ocean temperatures. Consequently, it is more important… Read more »

clock October 2, 2018 comments No Comments flowchart Family & Home CareHomeowners InsuranceOur Blog tag SafetyWeather

Even though you can’t necessarily escape the wrath of a hurricane, you can certainly prepare for the worst. Here are some of the best ways to prepare for the hurricane season. Create A Home Inventory Most people do not have a record of the property they own, and hurricane survivors say that’s a big mistake…. Read more »

clock August 2, 2018 comments No Comments flowchart Homeowners InsuranceOur Blog tag LiabilitySafetyWeather

We’re right in the middle of hurricane season and many people assume that their Rhode Island homeowner’s insurance will cover all damages caused by a hurricane, but that’s not the case. What Do Most Rhode Island Homeowner’s Policies Cover? Typically, in Rhode Island, homeowner’s insurance policies cover wind damage such as a tree falling on… Read more »

clock April 24, 2018 comments No Comments flowchart Flood InsuranceHomeowners InsuranceOur Blog tag Property MaintenanceWeather

You can’t control the weather, but you can make wise decisions to protect your home from flooding. To better understand your risk, start by looking at the FEMA Flood map, but don’t stop there. Floods occur in all 50 states, and not just in high-risk zones. Talk to longstanding neighbors and ask them if they… Read more »

clock September 14, 2017 comments No Comments flowchart Flood InsuranceHomeowners InsuranceOur Blog tag LiabilityWeather

Flood insurance used to be a type of coverage that most people in low-risk areas thought was simply “nice to have.” However, the chances of flooding are much greater than they once were, making it something that every homeowner should consider. According to a senior scientist at the U.S. National Center for Atmospheric Research, climate… Read more »

clock October 6, 2016 comments No Comments flowchart Homeowners InsuranceOur Blog tag Property MaintenanceWeather

A flooded basement is not only inconvenient – it causes substantial damage and additional problems. According to FloodSmart.gov, all 50 states experienced floods or flash floods in the past five years. In high-risk areas, you’re more likely to deal with flood than fire. Here are a few tips to prevent basement flooding no matter where… Read more »

clock June 9, 2016 comments No Comments flowchart Homeowners InsuranceOur Blog tag Property MaintenanceSafetyWeather

Hurricanes are a powerful force and can be a major threat to your home, if you’re not prepared. Some measures to protect you and your possessions are very simple and inexpensive to do. Wind speeds in a hurricane can reach 200 mph, hurl debris at your home, and cause devastating damage if you’re not ready…. Read more »