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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

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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 […]
July 30, 2020

How to Prepare for a Hurricane if You or a Loved One Have Disabilities or Functional Needs

Everyone should approach hurricane preparedness with careful consideration and planning, but things can be especially complicated for people living with disabilities or limited mobility. Individuals and families with these additional concerns should take extra preparatory measures based on their specific needs. Some hurricane plan modifications may simply be additions to what you pack in […]
June 5, 2020

The Early Storm Season in 2020

Florida can expect to see semi-regular tropical storm and hurricane announcements over the next five to six months now that the 2020 Hurricane Season officially started on June 1, 2020. Although storms in May and June aren’t especially common, they do occasionally form. With three named storms so far in 2020, the earliest part […]