Is Your Roof Ready for Virginia's Severe Weather Season?

in wind damage, homeowner tips, Virginia, severe weather, hail, spring Feb 18, 2020

You’re not imagining it. Virginia's weather is getting more severe. Tornadoes and hail storms are common as spring rolls in warmer temperatures. The wind storm and tornadoes that swept through Virginia this spring resulted in numerous home damage claims for our members. In March 2017, a storm swept quarter size hail and powerful wind gusts across central Virginia leaving significant damage to homes. My family’s home was right in the storm’s...

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Are Your Gutters Ready for Spring?

in insider, homeowner tips, homeowners insurance, flooding, Virginia, severe weather, spring, rain Feb 17, 2020

What's up with our weather? Did we even have a winter? The spring season in Virginia has become especially unpredictable and severe. From thunder hail and windstorms to balmy 70-degree afternoons, weird weather appears to be the new normal. Not that we need more after a usually wet winter, but there's one thing we can always count on this time of year in the Commonwealth: rain!  And heavy rains can bring significant troubles of their own for...

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Is Your Virginia Home Covered for Flood Damage?

in homeowners insurance, flood insurance, flooding, Virginia Feb 16, 2020

At NNINS, we know two things: many Virginians are subject to the effects of flooding and many believe their home is covered for flood damage by their homeowner’s policy. The fact is standard home insurance policies do not cover flood damage. Let us explain, clear up any confusion and help your family be as prepared as possible.

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Virginia Winter Storm Survival Guide

in insider, homeowner tips, snow, ice, safety tips, carbon monoxide, driving, report a claim, fireplace, homeowners insurance, auto insurance, Virginia, winter, severe weather, coverage, claim, car insurance, home heating, cold weather, family, roadside assistance, insurance claim, frozen pipes, damage Jan 3, 2020

Whether you're new to Virginia or lived here for some time, we have some super helpful information to help you prepare and protect your family this winter!

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3 Keys to Warm and Healthy Home Air This Winter

in homeowner tips, air quality, air filters, Virginia, winter, cleaning, home heating Jan 1, 2020

I love feeling warm and cozy at home with a hot cup of tea on a cold winter day. I don't miss Virginia's hot and humid summer weather, but I do not like the dryness of my skin and hair from winter heat. Home indoor air quality can drop significantly during Virginia’s winters when we’re all tucked in and closed up.

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