Why is my Car Insurance Going up?

Dec 6, 2022

  We pledge to provide straight talk from our NNINS Virginia insurance experts. Read the Northern Neck Insurance INTEGRITY PROMISE. Why is my Car Insurance Going Up? If you notice your car insurance rate jump for your 2022 or 2023 policy renewal, you are not alone. Nationally, car insurance rates are increasing on average by 4.9% due to record inflation affecting over 62 million policyholders and more than half of all Virginians, including...

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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes at Home This Winter

Nov 28, 2022

As a local home insurance provider, we know winter weather can take its toll on Virginia homes. We highly recommend prioritizing basic winterizing to your home to avoid more costly repairs this winter. We also know everything is so expensive right now and the holidays are coming. If you don't have extra money set aside for basic home maintenance right now, there's one thing we can recommend you absolutely shouldn't skip. Protect your plumbing....

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Real vs. Fake Christmas Trees: Which is Better?

Nov 27, 2022

Real or artificial Christmas tree? I'll never forget our first Christmas together. Family was coming to visit for the holidays from the west coast and we wanted everything to be perfect right down to the fresh smell of balsam from a perfectly shaped evergreen. 

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Your Fireplace Needs One Simple Thing Before The Holidays

Nov 14, 2022

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire… Are you ready for the holidays? Here at NNINS, we look forward to spending time in meaningful ways by visiting with family and friends. There's nothing as joyful and happy as a decorated home! But with decades of home insurance experience, we know your house needs a little more than twinkling lights and balsam wreaths as you come in from the chill to celebrate. Your fireplace, or wood stove, should be safe and...

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How to Prepare Your Home's Heating Systems for Winter

Nov 13, 2022

    We've had some cold nights but don't commit to the flannel sheets yet. Virginia's weather can be fickle this time of year! According to NOAA, we should get used to this mixed bag of weather as La Niña climate patterns develop. Virginians have an equal chance of above, near, or below-normal precipitation this winter. Past La Niña winters have brought warmer-than-average temperatures for the commonwealth but precipitation can vary greatly. 

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