When It Pours, It's Raining: Driving Tips in the Rain

Sep 9, 2022

Virginia has four seasons and each of them can pose challenging driving conditions. Winter's snow and ice bring serious driving hazards with so little experience compared to our northern neighbors. Spring and summer bring their driving dangers as severe weather rolls through and vacations uptick travel. Even our beautiful fall season can bring unique dangers for drivers.

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What To Do When Your Basement Floods

Sep 6, 2022

Virginia's severe weather can pack a punch from the home damage duo: wind and water. Unexpected heavy rain can cause heavy trees to fall, your home's gutter system to fail, and your basement to flood. You can take measures to prevent your basement from flooding, but it's important to know what to do if the worst happens. Home insurance does not typically cover flood damage, but you may be able to file a flood insurance claim to help cover the...

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Home Safety: How to Protect Your Home From Theft | NNINS

Sep 1, 2022

Why is it important to protect your home? When it comes to crime prevention in your home, it's essential to be proactive and prepared. There are plenty of low-cost ways to employ commonsense preventatives and not inadvertently invite crime into your family home. Whether you're home or away on vacation, considering a few security strategies will give you peace of mind and lower your home insurance rates.

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How Has the Pandemic Affected Car Insurance?

Sep 1, 2022

Major global supply chain issues and delayed shipments are not only driving up the cost of car parts, repairs, and repair times. The aftermath of a global lockdown from the Covid pandemic is impacting car repairs, car insurance claims, and auto insurance rates like never before. 

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How to Make a Good Home Hurricane Kit

Aug 28, 2022

Virginia has been fortunate in recent years when it comes to hurricane impact, but we know from experience that 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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