Stop Traffic – It’s the Pope

Thanks to a great newsletter and updates on the Delaware Motor Transport Association website, we know motorist need to avoid I-95 and the Delaware Memorial Bridge during the Papal visit on September 26-28th. Need more information: New Jersey Papal Visit Traffic Pennsylvania Papal Visit Traffic As the Papal visit makes big news and draws an…

National Preparedness Month – Week 1 – Floods

September is National Preparedness Month. What can we do as an insurance agent help you prepare for a disaster? This month we will review four different disasters and the recommendations from the Federal Emergency Management Association and for this great information. www.ready.gov is full of great information to help you prepare for a flood. Week…

Document your Property & Belongings

In almost every blog I read about protecting your belongings, one common thread appears over and over. Document your possessions with photo and videos. This is supposed to help a claims adjustor replace your lost items. It is recommended by every insurance agent – at all times. Home or business common sense says – take…

Traffic Violations Can Impact Insurance Rates

All types of traffic violations have the potential to impact your auto insurance rates. Generally, the type and severity of the violation will determine exactly how your premiums are affected. Here are some examples of incidents that could impact your rates: Speeding Failure to use a seat belt DUI convictions Illegal use of a cellphone…

Frozen Pipes in Summer?

This year it happened in our office. Our frost free hose bib burst. We thought we had made it through the winter unscathed and then…. Wet spring/summer had us not using our outside hosebib to water any of our shrubs. By mid-June we still had not turned the water on outside. We began renovations in…

Five steps to help avoid frozen exterior hose bibs

Frost free doesn't mean freeze proof! Winterize all outside water lines whenever cold weather approaches or you leave your unit for more than 48 hours. Always remove the hose from the hose bib. Shut off exterior water prior to the first frost, or whenever you leave your unit unoccupied for more than 48 hours. Open…