Category: Insurance Tips

  • 8 Tips to Plan a Beautiful Summer Wedding

    Summer weddings are popular! If you’re one of the many people planning a wedding at this busy time of year, these tips can help. June and August are two of the most popular wedding months. Warm weather and flowers make weddings more fun and more beautiful. Summer can be challenging, while reserving the venue and […]

    May 10, 2023

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    Tornado Tips: How to Be Prepared

    It’s important to be prepared and know what to do in the event of a tornado. Know the warning signs and how to protect yourself. This time of year, the trees are budding, flowers are starting to grow, and the skies begin to fill with ominous storms. Late spring and early summer are the most […]

    April 11, 2023

  • April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Distractions & Distracted drivers You’ve seen them on the roads, we have all seen them. On their phones, or worse yet texting. Distractions on the road come in many forms, according to, a U.S. Department of Transportation website. There are three main kinds of distractions: Visual – taking your eyes off the road Manual […]

    April 6, 2023

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    Spring Is Here! Time to Assess the Condition of Your Roof

    It’s time to assess the condition of your roof! In this article, you’ll learn about how to maintain your roof this spring. Now that you’ve made it through the long, hard winter, addressing home repair issues that may have surfaced in the last several months is essential. At this time of year, it’s especially important […]

    March 8, 2023

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    Is Your Insurance Coverage Enough?

    Do you have adequate insurance coverage for your home and vehicle? Would you know if you did? Find out here whether your home is underinsured. Whether auto or homeowners, insurance is a powerful form of protection against disasters. Insurance makes rebuilding possible when something unexpected happens, whether a house fire or a car crash. Unfortunately, […]

    February 8, 2023

  • Danger Carbon Monoxide

    5 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

    Every year, unintentional carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning (not linked to fires) sends 20,000 people to the emergency room and causes more than 4,000 hospitalizations. And, you might consider them the fortunate ones. CO also is responsible for more than 400 deaths in America each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

    September 22, 2022

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    Insurance Coverage for Your New Car

    Congratulations! After weeks of research, comparing makes and models, and taking test drives you finally bought that brand-new car you wanted. But before you take that well-deserved road trip, check one more item off your list: the right car insurance. While some auto coverage options are essential whatever the age of your car, new vehicles […]

    August 15, 2022

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    Moss Removal From Tile Roofs

    Can Moss Grow on Tile Roofs? Absolutely, moss attaches itself to any organic material that is available, and uses this as its anchor, or base, for growing. All roofs are susceptible to moss growth, but moss is particularly common and damaging to tiled roofs in wet climates. If moss and lichen growth is left unchecked, […]

    May 13, 2022

  • Moss Removal From a Metal Roof

    Metal roofs are made with different materials such as steel, aluminum, or alloys/ combination of the two. And even though metals can be galvanized, they won’t be as strong as cemented roofs or brick. Most metal roofs can stand up to you walking on them better than ceramic tiles and some other roofing systems. However, several factors come into play to avoid damaging your roof. To safely walk on your roof, you need to understand the roof type, have the right shoes, use roof-top support equipment, and ensure the conditions are right. What’s more, some roofing industries have other prerequisites for these roofs such as don’t exert force on certain spots of the roof.

    May 12, 2022

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    Spring Roof Moss Removal & Gutter Cleaning

    Moss can dramatically shorten the life of your roof. Moss has excellent moisture retention, meaning it is constantly damp from rain and slow to dry out. This moisture promotes rot in wood shakes. It causes composition or asphalt shingles to lift (allowing water to seep in) and causes the roof to shed its UV- and fire-protective granules. It leads to softening in tile roofs and when the moisture expands and contracts it can cause cracked and split tiles. Once the tiles crack and split, more moisture is allowed to seep into and damage the wood decking and other structural materials underneath. Metal roofs may seem impervious to moss damage however the feeding action from moss growth can actually cause significant damage to a metal roof. Moss holds hold onto water trapping it against the metal roofing. As we all know, water corrodes metal, and over time this damage can become more serious. The water and digestive material can also discolor and stain the roof, making it unsightly once the moss and algae are eventually cleaned off.

    May 12, 2022