Tips to Better Deal with Power Outage

Tips to Better Deal with Power Outage Coping with a power outage is never fun or easy but with a few household items you can help your family stay safe and comfortable.   Let There Be Light – Fill a gallon milk jug with water, strap a flashlight or headlamp to it facing in towards the jug, this will create a lantern to fill the room Read More

Keep Your Cool: AC Maintenance to Prevent Costly Breakdowns

Keep Your Cool: AC Maintenance to Prevent Costly Breakdowns As summer heats up and air conditioning in your home is one of the best ways help to cool down. Prevention is the key though to avoiding an air conditioning emergency in the hottest parts of summer. Clean Your Coils – Dirt buildup can cause machinery to work harder. Be sure to Read More

Top tips for getting your home ready to sell—fast

Top tips for getting your home ready to sell—fast Having your home impeccably clean is crucial! You’ll want to declutter and rearrange the furniture to open the spaces of your home. You want potential buyers to focus on your home, not on the items in your home. Should you “neutralize” your home by, for example, painting over saturated wall Read More

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes Each year more than 225,000 homes are damaged by water pipes that freeze and burst. A burst water pipe can cause thousands of dollars in damage to your home, furnishings, important papers, photographs, and family heirlooms. Even during a mild winter, frozen pipe claims on average can have more than $5,000+ in Read More

Safety Tips for Your Backup Generator

Safety Tips for Your Backup Generator When a natural disaster strikes power outages are all too common and generators can be a great investment for people who live and work in areas regularly affected by them. However there are some tips you should be aware of to make sure you are using your backup generator safely. Backup generators Read More

Congratulations on your New Kitchen Appliances! But, Can your electrical panel handle it?

Congratulations on your New Kitchen Appliances! But, Can your electrical panel handle it? You’ve spent tons of time researching the perfect appliances with all the features you could have wanted, everything is exactly what you wanted and you’ve finally gotten the brand new kitchen or home theater of your dreams. In all of your planning though, Read More

How to Maintain Your Pool

How to Maintain Your Pool Learn how to better maintain your above ground pool during the winter months and make the most of swim season.   For more information or answers to your insurance questions, contact us at Allan Block Insurance Agency, www.ambins.com, located in Tarrytown, NY in the heart of Westchester County, a key Read More