How to Avoid Frozen Pipes at Home This Winter

in insider, homeowner tips, homeowners insurance, Virginia, winter, claim, diy, fall, cold weather, home insurance, weather, home, insurance claim, frozen pipes, damage, emergency, home repair, save money, protection, house, water damage, burst pipes, plumbing, arctic freeze, January, February Nov 1, 2020

Fall is a busy time. The holidays are expensive. We get it. And this year, dealing with the pandemic may mean you have an even more limited budget for home maintenance. We highly recommend prioritizing some basic winterizing to your home to avoid more expensive problems when temperatures drop. We know, from years of home insurance claims, fire is a significant winter hazard for families, so be sure to address fire prevention. Then, if you...

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What’s the #1 Fall Driving Danger if You Live in Virginia?

in insider, safety tips, driving, report a claim, auto insurance, Virginia, winter, coverage, claim, car insurance, fall, distracted driving, crash, accident, roadside assistance, speeding, weather, car, insurance claim, driving safety, drivingrules, texting and driving, pedestrians, protection, deer Sep 25, 2020

Did you know that October is one of the most dangerous months of the year on Virginia highways? In October 2019, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles reported 12,568 traffic crashes statewide, which resulted in 86 fatalities and 6,036 injuries, the highest totals for any other month last year. November brings it's own unique challenges for Virginia drivers and your car insurance.   With summer in the rearview mirror and kids back to...

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Fall Means Peak Hurricane Season For Virginia

in wind damage, homeowner tips, safety tips, homeowners insurance, flood insurance, flooding, Virginia, hurricane season, severe weather, coverage, car insurance, home maintenance, fall, home insurance, home inventory, local agent, weather, home, hurricane prep Aug 14, 2020

Peak hurricane season is at our doorstep, Virginia! August 15th to Nov 30 is when we see some of our most active weather in the tropics. September 10th statistically marks the height of Atlantic hurricane season. NOAA has just updated their forecast from above average normal tropical activity to an extremely active 2020 season. Experts are now predicting up to 19 to 25 named tropical storms for the Atlantic hurricane basin. Those numbers...

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Hurricane and Home Insurance Claim FAQS

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Do you have a question about your insurance coverage or a claim related to hurricanes? While this article will provide some general answers to frequently asked questions, it's important to remember every policy is different based on individual choices for coverage. The best solutions will most likely come from your independent agent or a call with our team.  We want to encourage everyone to put your safety and your family's safety, above all....

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Have a Family Plan For a Virginia Hurricane

in hurricane, safety tips, Virginia, hurricane season, severe weather, diy, family, parenting, weather, home, hurricane prep Jul 22, 2020

Property Casualty 360 named Virginia as a top 10 state most at risk for hurricane surge damage in 2018. They suggest 409,129 VA homes are at risk with an estimated $1.6 trillion in potential construction costs along the Atlantic and Gulf coast in any given hurricane season. Here at NNINS, protecting homes and property is in our DNA. We know the major risks for storm damage to your home and property like flooding and downed trees. 

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