April Showers Can Cause Water Damage

April showers bring May flowers, but they can also bring rainstorms that can cause flood damage to your property! Be sure to take the proper steps to protect your property. Check out FEMA’s “How to Prepare for a Flood,” which includes flood basics, info on emergency notifications and how to protect yourself before, during and…

Red Cross Month – Are you a hero?

Most communities with clubhouses have AED's installed in either the workout facility or pool area. However, you need to make sure someone knows how to use it! It is shockingly simple! In honor of Red Cross Month – try to get a few neighbors together and take a first aid and CPR class. Let's be…

Natural Disaster Seminar to be Held in Ocean City in March

Are you prepared when a natural disaster strikes? Join Deeley Group team members, along with local and state experts on March 23rd for the CAI Breakfast Seminar. Don't miss this chance to learn ways to help avoid situations before Mother Nature strikes. Registration link and more info here: http://www.caimdches.org/pdf/18-EasternShoreBreakfastSeminar-March23.pdf Hope to see you there!

Ocean City Fire Marshal Ryan Whittington visits Delmarva Condominium Managers Association

In the middle of the cold snap, the Ocean City Fire Marshal visited the members of the Delmarva Condo Managers Association. We enjoyed an excellent chicken and dumplings luncheon supplied by the great people at The Princess Royale, while Mr. Whittington asked us to help spread the word on what we all can do to…

Heating your Home Safely

Half of all home heating fires occur during the winter months, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Therefore, it is imperative to heat your home safely this winter season. FEMA shared some great tips to heating your home safely this winter: Have a professional inspect your furnace or wood stove each year. Keep anything that…

Food Safety After a Power Outage

Hurricanes and other natural disasters are frequently accompanied by a power outage. Oftentimes, the lack of power is as great a danger as the storm itself. If the power is out for less than four hours, the food in your refrigerator is most likely fine, provided the door was left shut. After four hours, things…

Controlling Windstorm Damage

Homeowners can suffer a magnificent amount of damage from windstorms and hurricanes. Homeowners can reduce their exposure to these losses by protecting the roof, windows, entry doors and garage doors. Roof Protections: Have your roof inspected to make sure that it’s up to code and has enough nails per shingle. Make sure gables are securely…

Named Storm Deductibles

The heavy rainfall, high wind and storm surges associated with hurricanes and other intense storms can devastate any business, even those located hundreds of miles off a coast. Because these storms have the potential to cause tens of billions of dollars in damage, insurance providers generally use special, “named storm deductibles,” to provide coverage in…