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 Roof Ready for Virginia's Severe Weather Season?

in wind damage, homeowner tips, Virginia, severe weather, hail, spring Mar 23, 2021

Wind and hail storms are expected as spring rolls in warmer temperatures through Virginia. They result in numerous home insurance damage claims for our members. In March 2017, a storm swept quarter-size hail and powerful wind gusts across central Virginia, leaving significant damage to homes. My family’s Stafford home was right in the storm’s crosshairs, resulting in a $22,000 insurance claim including roof replacement from a weather event...

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Is Your Virginia Home Covered for Flood Damage?

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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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Everything You Need to Know About Potholes in Virginia

in snow, ice, driving, auto insurance, winter, severe weather, spring, coverage, claim, car insurance, cold weather, crash, accident, roadside assistance, travel, weather, car, car maintenance, insurance claim, driving safety, how-to, service, air pressure, tires, tire pressure, winter driving safety, VDOT, road conditions Feb 26, 2021

It's officially pothole season! As Virginia's fluctuating winter temperatures rise and fall, moisture in our roadways expands and contracts. Add in snow and ice, salt, and the continual passing weight of heavy cars and trucks. By late winter and early spring, that cycle of precipitation and stress result in a bloom of car-eating craters!

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