Tag: Earthquake

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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Earthquake Hits in the San Francisco Bay Area

Recently, an earthquake with a 4.0 magnitude hit the East Bay area near Oakland and Piedmont, California last week. The tremor was reported near 7 o’clock in the morning, and was felt strongly near Oakland, Berkeley, and the other Eastern

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How to Prepare for an Earthquake

Everyone who lives in an area that is prone to earthquakes needs a good earthquake disaster plan. You also want to minimize the damage done to your house and your belongings, and be sure you’re able to replace anything that

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