Do You Have Severe Weather Claim Questions?

in hurricane, wind damage, homeowner tips, safety tips, driving, report a claim, homeowners insurance, flood insurance, flooding, Virginia, tornado, hurricane season, severe weather, coverage, claim, car insurance Mar 27, 2021

If you have been affected by the recent severe weather, your safety is the most important thing. Put the first aid of your family and neighbors first, property second. Be very careful around any storm damage, downed power lines, and contact emergency officials and your utility company right away if needed.

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Are Your Gutters Ready for Spring Rain?

in insider, homeowner tips, homeowners insurance, flooding, Virginia, severe weather, spring, rain, home maintenance, insurance claim, home repair, water damage, home ownership Mar 24, 2021

The spring season in Virginia has become wildy unpredictable and severe. From thunder hail and windstorms to balmy 70-degree afternoons, weird weather appears to be the new normal. Not that we need more after a usually wet winter, but there's one thing we can always count on this time of year in the Commonwealth: rain! And heavy rains can bring significant troubles of their own for homeowners, not just from flooding. Each spring, we see...

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Is Your Virginia Home Covered for Flood Damage?

in insider, hurricane, homeowner tips, homeowners insurance, flood insurance, flooding, Virginia, hurricane season, severe weather, coverage, home insurance, home, hurricane prep, insurance claim, how-to, protection, house, water damage, home ownership Mar 3, 2021

At NNINS, we know two things: some Virginians are subject to the effects of flooding and many believe their home is covered for flood damage with their homeowners insurance. The fact is standard home insurance policies do not cover flood damage. Let us explain, clear up any confusion, and help your family be as prepared as possible.

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How to Turn off Your Home's Main Water Valve

in insider, homeowner tips, electric heaters, homeowners insurance, flooding, Virginia, claim, diy, home maintenance, home insurance, home, insurance claim, frozen pipes, damage, how-to, home repair, water damage, burst pipes, plumbing, help, home ownership Feb 18, 2021

If you've got water leaking in your home, you need answers quick! Turn off your water supply as soon as you notice a leak to avoid major damage, no matter how minor. Stopping the water from the right source depends on the location of the leak. 

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5 Easy Ways to Prevent Home Damage from Frozen Pipes

in homeowner tips, homeowners insurance, flooding, Virginia, winter Feb 1, 2021

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.

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