AAA Insurance issues tips to homeowners in the face of nationwide cold snap

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As frigid temperatures descend on states across the country, the insurer reminds of the risk of frozen pipes. AAA Insurance has issued a list of tips meant to help homeowners to protect their homes and possessions from damage that would occur if pipes were to freeze in the recent and upcoming dropping temperatures. The Arctic blast making its way straight through the central US will worsen over the weekend. “Freezing temperatures put your pipes at risk, and recovery can be difficult and costly,” explained AAA Insurance managing director Dan Scroggins.…

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Discover The Most Common Construction Defects You Need To Be Aware Of

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If you’re looking to buy a property then you’ll want to know that it’s worth the money you’re spending. Your mortgage company will verify the value of the property but they are unlikely to check for structural issues.  If you don’t then you may find yourself in a house that is unsafe to live in but you can’t afford the repairs, all while paying the mortgage. That’s why you need to employ a reputable construction consultant and be aware of the most common construction defects. It will ensure you are…

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State Farm publishes list of 10 states with highest frozen pipe losses

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Water pipes can freeze in parts of the country known for very cold weather, but not always. State Farm Insurance has released a top 10 list of the states most affected by frozen pipe losses. It is serving as a stark reminder that it’s not just the parts of the US known for the coldest weather that can be affected by this costly damage. Homes with both copper and plastic water pipes can suffer from damage from freezing and bursting. Frozen pipe losses aren’t as simple to repair and clean…

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Farmers unveils personalized direct to consumer insurance policies

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The insurer announced the launch of the new line of customizable products for Mississippi customers. Farmers Insurance has announced the launch of a new and completely customizable direct to consumer insurance line. These products are available to Mississippi residents. Mississippi residents can use the insurer’s website to obtain fully customized coverage quotes. The new range of direct to consumer insurance products in Mississippi lets residents across the state obtain quotes and purchase coverage personalized to their needs. The company is selling home, auto condo and renters’ products through this new…

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How to Get Insurance to Pay for Water Damage Restoration

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Water can cause a lot of damage to your home. Whether it’s a flood, sewer backup, or a burst pipe, it can cause quite a bit of destruction. Luckily, insurance companies will pay for most of the unexpected water damage that occurred in your home. Still, if you want to make sure your claim is successful, there are a few things you should be mindful of. Here’s what you can do if you’re wondering how to get insurance to pay for water damage restoration: How to Get Homeowners Insurance to…

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Homeowners insurance non-renewal protection issued to several Californian communities

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Residents of almost 2.4M homes will benefit from a one-year moratorium against wildfire risk cancellation. Almost 2.4 million policyholders will be protected against homeowners insurance non-renewal for the next year. Millions of property owners faced having their policies cancelled due to increased wildfire risk. The historic wildfires that blaze their way through the state every year have caused homeowners insurance non-renewal trends to skyrocket in California. This has threatened the ability of many residents to find affordable coverage, or any coverage at all. That said, on December 31, California Insurance…

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The Definitive Guide to Types & Placement Of Home Fire Extinguishers

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You probably have a first aid kit at home, including some plasters and basic medical aids. This is a good idea to help deal with issues before the professionals arrive. It’s likely that you have a smoke alarm or two as well. But, have you considered what else needs to be in your fire safety kit? Take a look at the impressive array of items offered by fire safety equipment suppliers and you’ll quickly realize that there are a number of useful additions to your home. Potentially the two most…

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