Category: Natural Disasters

Get Ready for the Great California ShakeOut

It’s the 10th anniversary of the Great California ShakeOut, which takes place this year on October 18th at 10:18 A.M! Everyone is encouraged to participate in this earthquake drill, whether you’re at home, work or school. The main goal of

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Hurricane Florence: What Virginia and Carolina Residents Need to Know

Carolinians should be aware that Hurricane Florence is approaching with wind speeds of 130 mph that will likely exceed 157 mph by Thursday. Towards the end of the week, Florence is expected to strengthen from a Category 4 to a

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After a Hurricane: Safety Precautions and Tips for Rebuilding Your Life

Rebuilding your home after a destructive hurricane is not only expensive but it is emotionally draining. The best hope for the victims of Hurricane Florence is that they are covered with the appropriate Homeowners and Flood Insurance policies. A standard Homeowners

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Flash Floods and How to Avoid Car Damage

It’s peak flash flood season, which means that you need to drive extra carefully. August and September typically see the most flash floods, which can happen anywhere at any time. It’s important that you’re aware of the dangers of flash

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How Do I File a Business Insurance Claim and What Should I Expect?

If you’re a business owner in California you’ve heard about the increased number of people having to file insurance claims for their home or business. Many residents and business owners in Santa Barbara and Ventura County are now having to

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What to Do to Protect Yourself Before an Earthquake Strikes

Some people who live in earthquake-prone areas just push away the thought of the next big one destroying their home. While it does little good to live anxiously expecting the worst to happen, it is a wise idea to look

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Catastrophic Insurance: What Is and Is Not Included in Your Homeowner’s Policy

Many people don’t really understand that certain kinds of disasters are not included in their standard Homeowners Insurance until it’s too late. Either their insurance agents didn’t explain very well or the homeowner was only thinking short-term and bought the

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The Coverage Cycle: All the Insurance You Need in a Lifetime

When people ask why it’s better to work through an agency as opposed to going directly to an insurance company, the main reason is the fact that people need different types of insurance at different stages in their lives. A

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What Now? Surviving the Flood in the Aftermath

Some people live in areas where floods are a common disaster. They have learned the hard way that being prepared for such a natural disaster is very important. For many of us, however, a flood may not only devastate us

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What to Do to Protect Yourself Against a Hurricane

Hurricane Matthew took many people in the South by surprise but hopefully Hurricane Florence will be less brutal. Some are more prepared than others. However, many are learning the hard way that you shouldn’t wait until a disaster unexpectedly strikes to

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