October 19, 2020

What to Know About Hurricane Evacuation in Florida

For up to date information on evacuation orders in Florida, please visit’s Evacuation Orders page. Floridians generally have three questions about evacuations: Am I in a county with an evacuation order? Where should I go if there’s an evacuation order? Do I really need to evacuate? There are long and short answers to […]
August 8, 2020

How to Figure out What’s Covered by Your Homeowners Policy and What Isn’t

Many homeowners don’t realize just how convoluted the rules and exceptions of their policy are until they call up their insurer to file a claim only to be told, “Sorry, that’s not covered.”   The first step to figuring out what is and isn’t covered by your policy is finding your insurance contract – […]
August 7, 2020

What You Should Know About Water Damage in Your Home or Business

Florida homeowners understand that storm surge is not the only water risk posed by hurricanes. Even homes inland can suffer moderate to severe water damage during a storm. Tropical storms pose a risk to buildings, especially when they topple trees into homes or ravage older roofs. If it were up to the insurance companies, […]
August 7, 2020

Safety Gear For Flood Situations & Hurricane Clean Up (Inforgraphic)

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August 7, 2020

What’s Your Insurance Company’s Claim Management Reputation?

When people are shopping for insurance coverage – whether it’s health insurance, auto coverage or homeowners insurance – they often gravitate towards the cheapest solution. Homeowners in Florida should look past that one differentiator and consider each insurance company’s reputation when it comes to claims processing. If you talk to three different homeowners who […]
August 7, 2020

The Dangers of Failing to Properly Remediate After Flooding

The number one priority when dealing with a property that has been damaged by flooding or flood waters is drying out what can be salvaged and removing the rest. This relates to all parts of the structure that are wet as well as any damaged items or debris remaining in the home. If proper […]
July 30, 2020

10 Most Active Atlantic Hurricane Seasons

July 30, 2020

Why Are Hurricanes So Common in Florida

Residents of Florida and other Gulf Coast states may wonder why they seem to so frequently get pummeled by tropical depressions, tropical storms and hurricanes yet West Coast communities never seem to have the same problems. It’s not just a fluke or matter of luck. Northern hemisphere hurricanes begin in tropical or subtropical areas […]
July 30, 2020

Hurricane Myths and Facts

Myth: Category 1 Hurricanes Aren’t that Dangerous Facts: Even tropical storms, with winds under 74 miles per hour, can cause significant damage. Tropical Storm Josephine, which made landfall in Florida’s Taylor County in 1996, spawned over a dozen tornadoes, produced 9.3 feet of storm surge, damaging more than 3,700 homes and knocked out power […]