On Halloween, you probably expect spooky sights like ghosts and goblins — but there are additional, unexpected risks that can make this holiday even scarier. Continue Reading
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You might be surprised to know that everyone in the United States, according to standards set by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), lives in a flood zone. The agency classifies the country into three risk categories: low, moderate, and high.
But living outside of the high-risk areas doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be prepared for a flood and consider some measure of flood insurance. Continue Reading
During these cold winter months, the risk of pipes bursting rises dramatically due to the increased potential of frozen water. There are precautions you can take both at your home and workplace to help prevent water damage from a burst pipe. Continue Reading
Are all of the valuable contents in your home sufficiently protected?
When a hurricane or major storm hits, it can be devastating, leaving significant damage in its wake. If your home has sustained damage, there are steps you and your family can take to ensure safety precautions are met and repairs can be made as efficiently as possible. Continue Reading
In addition to preventing hurricane damage to your home, there are specific items that are necessary to do and account for when a major storm is within hours of hitting. PSA wants you to be aware of the following steps that will help protect you, your family and your home.
With the Mid-Atlantic region already affected by severe thunderstorms and high winds this summer, we wanted to provide some advice on how to best protect you and your home. We will be writing several blog posts over the next few weeks to help you best prepare for inclement weather conditions. Today’s post, our first of the series, will focus on preventive measures you can to take to help reduce exposure to hurricane losses and wind damage related to your home. Experts advise directing your risk control efforts on four parts of your home – roof and rain gutters, windows, entry doors, and garage doors. Continue Reading