6 Signs Your Tree Might Be About To Fall

in insider, hurricane, wind damage, homeowner tips, homeowners insurance, Virginia, tornado, hurricane season, severe weather, spring, coverage, claim, trees, home insurance, home, hurricane prep Apr 14, 2020

Hurricane-force winds and other severe weather can turn trees into crushing giants to homes and property.  The twisting winds of even an EF1 tornado can quickly transform our lovely oaks and maples into destructive monsters, as we often witness during spring in the Commonwealth.

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What is Personal Umbrella Insurance?

in insider, driving, homeowners insurance, auto insurance, Virginia, coverage, claim, car insurance, umbrella insurance, home insurance, accident, teen driver, local agent, laws, home, car, insurance claim Mar 26, 2020

Umbrella insurance follows your home and auto insurance policies. In a nutshell, it's extra liability insurance that comes to the rescue if a claim exceeds your regular insurance coverage, with a few exceptions. Here's a story of how it could protect your assets.  My friend, Liane, and her husband were going out to lunch. It was a beautiful spring day, not a cloud in the sky. Out of nowhere, a car came straight across their path attempting to...

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How to Prepare Your Teen Driver For A Car Accident

in insider, safety tips, driving, report a claim, auto insurance, Virginia, claim, car insurance, family, crash, accident, teen driver, parenting Mar 12, 2020

Do you remember what it was like to learn to drive a car? For me, it was both exciting and scary at the same time. I remembered this when I began teaching my own kids to drive, so it was important to me to make sure they understood the freedom and the responsibility that comes with driving.  The Behind the Wheel Program through Virginia's public school system is fantastic. Students learn how to yield at a 4-way stop, navigate a traffic...

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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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20 Home Inspection Pictures That Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

in insider, homeowner tips, safety tips, homeowners insurance, Virginia, claim, diy, fire prevention, cleaning, home heating, home maintenance, fall, local, home insurance, home fire Oct 3, 2019

Yikes! This picture looks like a post-apocalyptic scene from a zombie movie.

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