How to Find a Good Home Contractor in Virginia

in insider, homeowner tips, homeowners insurance, Virginia, claim, local, home insurance, home, checklist, insurance claim, damage, home repair, renovation, home contractor Aug 5, 2020

Everyone requires the service of a contractor to work in or around their home from time to time, especially after storm damage. You may need your home painted or your roof replaced or repaired. Perhaps a tree fell in your yard or needs to be removed. Even contracting regular lawn service requires a little homework. Many of our members hire contractors as part of a home insurance claims process. Catastrophes, especially after a severe weather...

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Hurricane and Home Insurance Claim FAQS

in hurricane, wind damage, homeowners insurance, auto insurance, flooding, Virginia, hurricane season, severe weather, coverage, claim, local, home insurance, customer service, home inventory, roadside assistance, local agent, weather, home, hurricane prep, checklist, insurance claim, damage, emergency, Covid-19, coronavirus, home repair, home contractor, house Aug 4, 2020

Do you have a question about your insurance coverage or a claim related to hurricanes? While this article will provide some general answers to frequently asked questions, it's important to remember every policy is different based on individual choices for coverage. The best solutions will most likely come from your independent agent or a call with our team.  We want to encourage everyone to put your safety and your family's safety, above all....

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How to Make a Good Home Hurricane Kit

in homeowner tips, Virginia, hurricane season, family, home, power outage, hurricane prep Jul 30, 2020

Virginia has been fortunate in recent years when it comes to hurricane impact, but we know from experience, any hurricane season can produce a devastating storm. In 2003, Hurricane Isabel would rank as the worst hurricane in Central Virginia's history, producing wind gusts of 73 mph in Richmond.  The hurricane blew down thousands of trees across the area, knocking out power to over two million households. Its combination of strong winds and...

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Have a Family Plan For a Virginia Hurricane

in hurricane, safety tips, Virginia, hurricane season, severe weather, diy, family, parenting, weather, home, hurricane prep Jul 22, 2020

Property Casualty 360 named Virginia as a top 10 state most at risk for hurricane surge damage in 2018. They suggest 409,129 VA homes are at risk with an estimated $1.6 trillion in potential construction costs along the Atlantic and Gulf coast in any given hurricane season. Here at NNINS, protecting homes and property is in our DNA. We know the major risks for storm damage to your home and property like flooding and downed trees. 

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Got Mold? We Have a Simple Solution

in insider, homeowner tips, air quality, homeowners insurance, Virginia, diy, cleaning, home insurance, summer, weather, home Jul 22, 2020

Virginia weather is anything but predictable. But this time of year, it’s reliably hot and sticky! Heat and humidity are really uncomfortable and make your A/C work twice as hard. But the mold it invites into your home is the bigger villain of this mischievous moisture that plagues Virginia summers. Many types of mold naturally play a part in nature by breaking down dead organic matter, such as fallen leaves and dead trees. Indoors, it can...

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