How Homeowners Can Prepare for a Hurricane and Tackle the Damage it Might Bring

How Homeowners Can Prepare for a Hurricane and Tackle the Damage it Might Bring With the devastation of hurricane Harvey still fresh and more hurricanes building out in the ocean it is important as a homeowner to know how best to prepare for a hurricane and what you should do. To keep safe during a hurricane and other natural disasters it is Read More

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Jose

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Jose   We are deeply saddened by the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey and Irma.  Our Thoughts and Prayers are with those who have been affected and for those who are in the Path of Hurricane Jose.   For more information or answers to your insurance questions, contact us at Allan Block Read More

Still on the Fence About Flood Insurance?

Still on the Fence About Flood Insurance? If you own your house outright or your lender does not require that you purchase flood insurance, you might still want to secure this protection. Twenty percent of flood insurance claims are made by homeowners who live in areas that are considered low-risk for flood, and losses can be extensive even Read More

Think your business doesn’t need flood insurance?

Think your business doesn’t need flood insurance? This business owner didn’t think he needed flood insurance. When he was forced to obtain flood insurance as part of his line of credit application, he wasn’t happy.  When they sustained devastating damage from a flood, their business survived while many around them didn’t. Hear their Read More

Summer Floods

Summer Floods As summer approaches, some areas will experience frequent downpours, which are prime contributors to flooding. Owners of commercial property located in a designated flood zone are often required to purchase flood insurance as a term of a mortgage. However, a majority of properties are not located in flood zones, leaving the Read More

Tips to Avoid Flood Risks

Tips to Avoid Flood Risks Only a few inches of water can cause tens of thousands of dollars of damage. Here are some tips you can do to prevent flood and water damage to your property. Keep water out with barriers, sandbags and other devices. Relocate materials from lower levels. This includes moving items from lower shelves to higher Read More

What You Need To Know About Flood Insurance

Flooding & Flood Insurance 101 In the past half century, every single state has experience flooding of one type or another. The current flooding in Texas reminds us of how devastating rising waters can be, underscoring the importance of securing a flood insurance policy to protect your home. When you do, here are a few things you should Read More