What's the First Thing You Should Do If You Have a Frozen Pipe?

in homeowner tips, homeowners insurance, flooding, Virginia, winter, severe weather, home maintenance, cold weather, insurance claim, emergency, home repair, water damage, plumbing, arctic freeze, help, what to do you you have a burst pipe, how to turn off your home's water, how to find your home's water main, does home insurance cover burst pipes, how do you thaw a frozen pipe, what is the best way to thaw a frozen pipe, how do you know you have a frozen pipe, When should you call a plumber Jan 19, 2022

Do you remember Virginia's extended arctic freeze in 2019? Those frigid January temperatures resulted in over two hundred NNINS home insurance claims from frozen and burst pipes. The most common symptom of a frozen pipe is the absence of water or less water flowing when you turn on your faucet. When your pipe is frozen pressure builds. You want to take action quickly to try to save your pipe from bursting. The First Thing to Do if You Think Your...

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How to Drive Safely in Snow and Ice

in snow, ice, safety tips, driving, report a claim, auto insurance, Virginia, severe weather, car insurance, cold weather, crash, Car accident, teen driver, roadside assistance, travel, speeding, car, insurance claim, driving safety, driving record, tires, winter driving safety Jan 13, 2022

We all know the safest thing to do when snow or ice is in the forecast is to just stay put. But the fact is Virginia’s climate is notoriously fickle. This dangerous mix is a constant possibility during winter and sometimes can't be avoided. And except for our neighbors in southwest VA, most Virginians don't get regular practice driving in these conditions. First Stay Informed and Prepared It's so important to stay aware of the latest weather...

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3 Keys to Healthy Home Indoor Air Quality This Winter

in homeowner tips, air quality, air filters, carbon monoxide, fireplace, electric heaters, Virginia, winter, cleaning, home heating, home maintenance, cold weather, home insurance, allergies, home safety tips, Co2 detector Jan 5, 2022

I love feeling warm and cozy at home with a hot cup of tea on a cold winter day. What I don't love is how dry my skin and hair get during the winter months. Home indoor air quality can drop significantly during Virginia’s winters when you're all tucked in and closed up with your home's heat. We certainly have been spending a lot of time at home trying to stay healthy these past couple of years.

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5 Easy Ways to Prevent Home Damage from Frozen Pipes

in homeowner tips, homeowners insurance, flooding, Virginia, winter Jan 4, 2022

Do you remember Virginia's extended arctic freeze in 2019? Those frigid January temperatures resulted in over two hundred NNINS home water damage claims from frozen and burst pipes. Find out why home pipes freeze in the commonwealth and what you can do to protect yours. 

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Winter Storm Survival Guide for Virginia

in insider, homeowner tips, carbon monoxide, fireplace, homeowners insurance, auto insurance, Virginia, winter, severe weather, coverage, car insurance, home heating, insurance claim, frozen pipes, damage, VDOT, travel delays, Winter weather updates in Virginia, road conditions in Virginia, Virginia travel updates, winter storm prep, how to get your home ready for winter storm, how can you prepare for a snow storm in Virginia, how can you keep pets safe during a snow storm, where do you report a power outage in Virginia, winter storm virginia, driving in snow tips, winter storm preparedness, preparing your house for winter weather Jan 1, 2022

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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