The Agent Blog

Feb 27, 2019, 5:28 AM
Insurance is so much more than just something you legally have to have. So instead of searching out strictly the cheapest insurance or going online to buy your own, find yourself a trustworthy agent that is willing to educate you and answer your questions… because who knows when you’ll need it?
Feb 22, 2019, 8:25 AM
You’ve worked hard to accumulate your belongings. Would you be able to remember all of your possessions if they were stolen or destroyed in a disaster? By taking the time to document your belongings before the unexpected happens, you can help ensure that you can fully recover afterward. Learn the biggest reasons why you should have a home inventory list, plus tips on how to begin creating one, with help from The Agent Insurance Services.
Feb 6, 2019, 4:53 AM
Forget hot cocoa and a blanket—these products could save your life in a serious snowstorm
Jan 29, 2019, 10:14 AM
Extreme cold temperatures put your home or business at risk for frozen pipes. As water freezes, it expands and puts pressure on pipes. When there’s too much pressure on pipes, they burst.
Jan 24, 2019, 8:29 AM
Winter is the absolute worst time for a car battery to go. When temperatures drop to near or below zero, it is common for drivers to get stuck with a car that won’t start. This is because your car battery loses 33% of its power during the cold winter months, making it susceptible to failure. To prevent a dead battery in the middle of winter, your car’s battery needs its own care and maintenance.
Jan 14, 2019, 4:11 AM
Familiarize yourself with the different types of water damage, how you can prevent them and if they’re covered in a standard homeowner’s insurance policy. It’s important to review your policy with your insurance agent to understand what coverage you have in your policy and what coverages you may want to consider adding.
Jan 8, 2019, 11:21 AM
True or false: When in doubt, file a homeowners insurance claim… While some people may believe a "might as well" approach is best, it can actually hurt your cause. Whether or not you should file a claim depends entirely on the amount and type of damage.
Nov 28, 2018, 9:24 AM
If you think you’re safe from the expense and heartbreak of rodent-caused fires, think again. You may be surprised to learn that rodents invade 21 million U.S. homes each winter. In fact, a recent survey from pestworld.org found that 37 percent of Americans have spotted a rodent in their home in the last year. That means you or one of your neighbors has likely had a rodent problem. Yikes!