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2014-01-03 12:22:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As consumers dig out from yesterday's winter storm, the Pennsylvania Insurance Department offers the following advice and tips about homeowner's and auto insurance policies. First, damage to your house and its contents caused by weight of snow or ice, creating a collapse, is covered under standard homeowner's insurance policies. Freezing conditions such as burst pipes or ice dams, when water is unable to drain properly through the...

2013-12-31 23:20:24

The New Year is about to begin, consumers should take the time to review all their insurance policies and update their current coverage. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 The New Year is on the horizon and now is a great time to take stock of insurance policies and determine what changes should be made in your coverage. Homeowner’s insurance offers an amazing amount of coverage for a great value. Policyholders need to look at all the exclusions and limitations and decide which...

2013-12-31 12:20:40

Five Tips to Cut Your Insurance Costs, Without Being Dangerously Underinsured NEW YORK, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trimming ongoing expenses is a popular New Year's resolution for many people. While there are smart ways to save on homeowners and auto insurance, making the wrong choices can result in being dangerously underinsured, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). "There are simple steps you can take to cut the cost of your home and auto...

2013-12-27 23:04:46

Home Security NW releases a new article teaching homeowners how to break into their own homes. Thinking like a thief and completing this break-in process will help homeowners find security weaknesses. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 In the United States, over 2 million home burglaries are reported each year, and approximately 270 home intrusions occur per hour. Across the nation, homeowners who thought their homes were secure are finding they were gravely mistaken. In order to help...

2013-12-16 23:23:37

Miller Public Adjusters, insurance claim advocates and loss consultants, officially opens its doors in Appleton, Wisconsin to help insurance policyholders who have suffered setbacks due to property loss, settle their insurance claims for maximum settlement. APPLETON, WI (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Loss consultant and licensed Public Adjuster, David Miller, announces the official launch of the Appleton, Wisconsin office of Miller Public Adjusters. Servicing Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota...

2013-12-13 23:19:59

Providing homeowners with a tax incentive to harden their homes will reduce the amount of property damage caused by disasters. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) today announced its support for the Disaster Savings Account Act, recently introduced by U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross. “This initiative benefits homeowners, communities and the government by ultimately reducing the amount of property damage caused by natural disasters,”...

2013-12-11 12:27:32

MARYVILLE, Mo., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A savings incentive is on the horizon for mitigation-minded homeowners who take measures to safeguard their property from natural disasters and destructive weather perils, said the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI). The "Disaster Savings Accounts Act of 2013" is proposed federal legislation that would help provide tax-free disaster mitigation by allowing homeowners to deduct up to $5,000 per year through tax-preferred...

2013-12-10 23:21:31

MyAlliedInsuranceQuote.com introduces discounted insurance packages to homeowners and drivers when they purchase life coverage. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Bundled internet/TV/phone service has converted how people buy their communications services for the past decade. Now consumers can access the same kind of bundled discounts for their insurance needs. In addition to the discounts given when bundling your home and auto policies, Allied Insurance is now offering further discounts when you...

2013-12-07 12:20:07

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Dec. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter weather like the ice, snow and freezing temperatures that just hit across much of the country can cause significant damage. Allstate customers whose homes or automobiles have been damaged by this winter storm can contact Allstate by calling 1-800-54-STORM (1-800-547-8676) or visiting Allstate.com. Allstate and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety offer the following tips when people are checking their home or car for...

2013-12-04 23:19:52

Local independent insurance agency hopes to keep Michigan families safer this holiday season through these holiday decoration and fire safety tips. Dowagiac, Michigan (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 According to the National Fire Protection Association, there are about 230 home fires across the United States caused by Christmas trees each year. In order to help keep local families safe this holiday season and decrease the likelihood of this dangerous situation occurring, the John Scott and Dale...