Ice Dams and Your Home Insurance Coverage

If you own a property with a roof on it, please pay attention…or forward this memo to someone you know that does own property.  February is setting up very similar to the winter of 2014/2015 when we experienced record snowfall in the month of February 2015.  One obvious difference was that February 2015 was one of the coldest Februarys on record thanks to the Polar Vortex from... Read Article

What to Do After a Major Water Leak or Indoor Flood

It’s happened. There’s water everywhere—in your walls, under your carpets and soaking into your belongings. Whether caused by a burst pipe, a broken water heater or a flood, there are things you can do immediately to salvage belongings and limit damage or loss. 1. Stop the Water If water is coming from inside your home, from a burst pipe or water heater malfunction, shut off... Read Article

Doubt; Insurance Commercials Create it Everyday

It makes for great advertising.  Commercials about insurance have gone from serious to comedic to grab your attention.  Those 30 seconds are also filled with tidbits attempting to make you doubt your automobile or homeowners insurance.    Here are a few of my favorites:   Allstate’s Mayhem test-drives a motorcycle that some unlucky Allstate customer is selling.  Mayhem proceeds down the road and dumps motorcycle into... Read Article

Renters Insurance and Local Fires = Interest in Insurance

Local fires at apartment buildings always spark interest in Renters Insurance coverage at our office. We have a handful of clients that live on Country Club Drive and there was a serious fire at one of their buildings this morning. We are available to take your calls and help get you set up with other living arrangements if you have a Renters Insurance policy. If... Read Article

Great Thank You Email from a Auto & Home Insurance Client

Here is a nice e-mail from a client that recently had a claim with one of our carriers.From: Carolyn Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 11:23 AM Subject: RE: ClaimThank you very much for the update to my claim. The Tower Group Insurance company has been great in this matter. The services rendered were exceptional. Thanks to everyone starting with my agent Keith Beausoleil, CPCU and... Read Article