Hurricane Preparedness Guide For Virginians

in insider, hurricane, wind damage, homeowner tips, safety tips, homeowners insurance, flooding, Virginia, hurricane season, severe weather, family Jul 6, 2021

We know how scary the weather can be. From wildfires to excessive rainfall and flooding, the news and forecasts can be a source of worry and uncertainty. Hurricane season can bring its own headlines, especially this year's predictions of peak hurricane season for Virginia. As a Virginia insurer, our company has lived through Atlantic hurricane seasons and insuring homes since 1896.  So we know the peace of mind that comes from being prepared....

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Is Renters Insurance Worth It? | NNINS

in insider, Virginia, coverage, family, home fire, renters insurance, travel, burglary, home, renting, apartment May 1, 2021

Lisa, from our marketing team, lives with her husband and son in Richmond. She knows, first hand, how important renters insurance is to protect her and her family from a big financial loss within their rented home. Here's her straight talk:

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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, airports in Virginia, VDOT, travel delays, road conditions Feb 1, 2021

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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Basic Home Maintenance for Virginia

in insider, hurricane, homeowner tips, carbon monoxide, fireplace, wood stoves, electric heaters, homeowners insurance, flood insurance, flooding, Virginia, tornado, hurricane season, severe weather, diy, fire prevention, cleaning, trees, home heating, home maintenance, fall, cold weather, family, home insurance, Air conditioning, hurricane prep, frozen pipes, water damage, burst pipes, plumbing Sep 14, 2020

Who doesn’t love fall in Virginia? The kiddos are back to school, pumpkins don our front porches and the weather is changing the foliage from green to gorgeous. It’s also a busy time of year for families and our homes need attention before colder weather arrives, like those fireplaces and wood stoves. Everyone wants a warm and safe nest with good air quality to hunker down in for winter. 

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How to Make a Good Home Hurricane Kit

in homeowner tips, Virginia, hurricane season, family, home, power outage, hurricane prep Jul 30, 2020

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