Scroll through the news on your phone or turn on the evening news during dinner before or during a storm, and you’ll hear the same thing: Warnings about potential flooding. In November 2020, Charlotte was hit with historic and deadly flooding. In late March 2021, forecasters warned of flash floods and other dangers after a […]
So you come home and discover a burst pipe and Fido practicing the doggy paddle in the kitchen. After the shock wears off, you’re wondering if it’s going to be covered by your insurance. Water damage can be extensive, and it can ultimately occur out of the blue. It is also one of the most […]
Are you buying a new home? Did your mortgage lender tell you that you need hazard insurance as a requirement for the purchase and you can’t go to closing until you have it? You know you need homeowners insurance, but you didn’t know about hazard insurance! Don’t panic. Hazard insurance isn’t a special kind of […]
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. Anywhere it can rain, it can flood. You don’t have to live near a large body of water to be in danger of a flood disaster. Now that the weather is warming up, spring showers are on the way. Protect yourself from future flooding now. Here’s […]
The sooner you can buy a flood insurance policy, the better off you’ll be. If heavy rains or rising rivers and lakes don’t make you nervous, Hurricane Florence might have been a wake-up call. It’s easy to think of flooding as a waterfront property or coastal problem (and it is), but anywhere it can rain, […]
June 1 was the start of hurricane season. You’ve probably purchased your batteries and flashlights. You may even have a hurricane kit already set up and waiting. The moment a storm is named and headed your way, you know to fill up on gas, stock up on shelf stable foods, and hunker down to wait it out. You’re as prepared as you can be.
Or are you?