So, we’ve all heard the expression “batten the hatches.” (If not, that’s okay.) Basically, it means to tighten and seal all the doors and windows and hunker down because a storm’s coming and it’s a fierce one. Wind damage is a major threat to a house – Mother Nature doesn’t play around, especially when summer rolls in and those storms sweep on through. It’s important to protect your house from the “water” part of storm damage, but you can’t forget about wind. Here are nine tips to protect your home from wind damage.
Okay, so we’re getting pretty pumped about the premiere of the new Avengers movie, Endgame. The last Avengers movie, Infinity Wars, left off at such a cliff-hanger that we’ve been tapping our feet in impatience ever since. Anyways, we greatly enjoy the superhero antics (and squabbling) in the movies, but we noticed that there’s a lot of destruction that goes on – collateral damage if you will. We can’t help but wonder what would happen if we lived in the Avengers universe with the gaggle of superheroes – and supervillains – running around. More specifically, we’re wondering how much insurance the average person should carry if they shared a city with these guys. In case you forgot, New York City gets pretty trashed.
So, usually, we have a little introduction to articles where we take a real-life news story and examine it from an insurance angle. But with this one, it seems easier just to dive into the “what happened” section. Basically, a semi-truck exploded.
Okay, we get that it might seem a little early to be talking about hurricane season. There’s nothing to worry about quite yet, is there? There’s still time before the big storms hit, right? Well, sure, but the thing is that it’s important to give yourself time to get your insurance situation sorted out. Here are five things to know about hurricane season and home insurance – we’ll explain why it’s never too early to prep your insurance for hurricane season.
So, you’re ready to leave for work in the morning, and you grab your keys and your phone and hustle out the door. You step onto the porch and immediately drop everything. Apparently, your car did something to antagonize the tree next to the driveway…because that tree has decided to fall over and squash your car like a bug. Clearly, you’re going to be late to work, but you’ve got bigger worries right now: does auto insurance cover you if a tree falls on your car? Let’s explain.
If you have an auto body shop, you’re probably on the hunt for the best auto repair shop insurance out there. Businesses need a financial safety net – and that’s where your insurance comes into play. There are a number of coverages out there to protect your auto body shop, but how do you get auto shop insurance? What is the process of getting great auto body shop insurance? We’ll explain how to get insurance for your business.
So, here’s a great hypothetical for you: what happens if a meteorite hits your house? What about an asteroid? Or what about a satellite that makes the life-changing decision that its true fate is no longer to be in space but to crash-land down to earth? Because, you know, stuff that’s meant to be in space (asteroids, meteorites, and satellites, for example) don’t always stay in space. Sometimes they decide to, you know, relocate to earth. On top of your house. Because clearly, that’s a great place for it to be. Anyways – back to the question at hand: does home insurance cover a meteorite, asteroid, or satellite if it crashes through your roof? Let’s explore that.
If you’re in the trucking industry, the possibility of having an accident is probably a very real fear. Crazy things happen on the road all the time, and driving a truck is not easy. In the course of a split second, what started out as a normal drive can take a horrible (metaphorical) turn and become a bit of a disaster. We’re going to explore one such story. It involves a tanker truck and some milk.
Having an auto body shop can be hectic and busy with constant activity, but there still has to be the time in the schedule for safety. Though your employees might have lots of experience and they might be very careful, there are a lot of hazards at an auto body or repair shop. In an instant, an employee could have an accident that leaves them injured. Here are ten ways to keep your employees safe and manage your workers’ comp risk at your auto shop.
When you get home insurance, it’s important to ask the right questions. But what are the right questions to ask? How can you know what questions to ask if no one ever told you? They don’t exactly teach Insurance 101 in school. To help you figure out what you should be asking the insurance agent helping you with your policy, we’ve come up with a list of seven questions.