Archive for the Home Category

When you know a storm is coming, take steps to prepare

September 01, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Claims, Home, home safety, hurricanes, Safety, Safety Tips, weather

When a hurricane or tropical storm turns inland, it may diminish in strength, but the potential remains for severe damage from winds and heavy rain. When you know a storm is coming, take steps to minimize damage and speed recovery. First and foremost, take whatever precautions are necessary to protect yourself and your family. While…
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Tips to prevent theft and avoid burglaries

August 08, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Home, Home Inventory, home safety, Insurance, pool safety

Residential break-ins and burglaries spike over the summer months. Because as the temperature rises and the weather improves, we tend to do things that make ourselves more vulnerable to theft, like: Opening and forgetting to close and lock our windows, sheds and garages. Leaving our sunroofs open, windows down or convertible tops removed while we’re…
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Protect your home from water damage 10 simple tips

July 20, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: & Frozen Pipes, Home, Home Inventory, home safety, Insurance, Safety, Safety Tips, Travel, vacation

  Whether you’re at home or enjoying your vacation, we’re always looking for ways to make sure you’re protected from every angle and help you avoid the unexpected. Simple, proactive steps can help you minimize water damage or even prevent it from happening in the first place. Before your next vacation, use these tips to…
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When you loan your collection: Tips to reduce risk

July 17, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Home, Home Inventory, Insurance, personal

Your collection is your passion. You’ve put your TLC into a unique grouping of objects that tells the story of your specific taste, love of the arts and desire to preserve these items for future generations. When you’re asked to loan a piece or your collection to a museum exhibit, you have the satisfaction of…
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6 Ways to Make Your Home Safer

July 13, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Home, home safety, House Fire Safety, Safety, Safety Tips

Whether your insurance clients own a house or rent an apartment, there’s no excuse for not making home safety a priority. Along with the peace of mind, these steps will go a long way in mitigating potential liabilities and avoiding costly insurance claims. 1. Check your smoke detectors. Per the National Fire Protection Association, three out of every five…
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7 Tips to Prepare Your Home for a Storm

July 06, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Home, home safety, Safety, Safety Tips, weather

7 tips to prepare your home for storms

While summer typically means warmer weather, it can also bring a variety of harsh weather conditions, sometimes leading to severe storms. Homeowners can take preventative measures to help reduce damage if and when a severe storm hits. Ken Enscoe, senior director of Catastrophe Operations at Nationwide, shared some tips on how to help prepare your home:…
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June is National Homeownership Month – 10 Quick Home Maintenance Tips

June 30, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Home, home safety, Insurance

home maintenance

June is National Homeownership Month! See these maintenance tips to keep your home in good condition. Home maintenance isn’t restricted to repairs. In fact, certain tasks–when performed regularly–may actually prevent things from breaking in the first place. But when things do go wrong (and it’s inevitable that they do), we have some backup plans that you…
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Insurance Options to Cover Moving

June 28, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Home, moving

Moving into a new house can be a very exciting time. You’re getting ready to establish your family at a new place, meet new people and form new memories. As you move from your old place to your new one, you hope that all of your possessions make it in one piece. But what if…
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Lightning Safety – Protecting Smart Homes from Lightning Strikes

June 24, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Home, home safety, Insurance, personal

lightning Safety

What better time than National Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 18 – 24, 2017) to highlight some key statistics about lightning and how to protect homes, especially those with complex technology, against lightning’s harmful effects. • Lightning strikes 25 million times per year in the U.S.1 • The temperature of lightning is hotter than the sun!2…
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Vacation Ready: 6 Pro Ways to Protect Your Home While Away

June 22, 2016

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Home, Safety Tips, Travel

Summer break, road trips, family reunions – plenty of reasons to flee to the beach or head out on a summer adventure. However, studies by the Department of Justice show that burglaries increase by 10.5% in the summer months. With so many home unattended during this time, homes are more likely to targeted. These helpful…
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