Sun-Sentinel: Q&A: Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty

Although it has been four years since Florida was directly hit with a hurricane, many Florida homeowners are still feeling the affects. What are some of the biggest problems in the state's property insurance market and what can be done to solve them? Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty fielded que... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
9.23.10

Preparing your pantry for a storm

As a storm approaches, the last place anyone wants to be is on line at the supermarket, fighting for whatever supplies are left on the shelves. Although many people wait until a storm watch or warning to purchase their food, water, and other materials, having these items on hand in advance of a stor... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
9.23.10

South Florida based homeowner’s insurance company stresses the importance of hurricane preparedness

As summer comes to an end, several weeks of the 2010 Hurricane Season still remain. After the devastation caused by the storms of ’04 and ’05, many learned the importance of being prepared for a storm. According to the Florida Division of Emergency Management, one of the simplest yet mos... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
9.03.10

The Many Options of Hurricane Shutters

When a hurricane warning has been issued, Florida residents begin the sometimes stressful task of preparing their home for the storm. Hurricane shutters remain to be the most popular way to protect your home, however, installing shutters does require time and attention. If installed incorr... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
9.03.10

Bathroom Safety in the Home

Bathrooms have proven to be one of the most dangerous rooms in the household. Accidents may include drowning, burns, falls, poisoning, or electrical shock. Here are some tips for bathroom safety. In order to prevent falls, install a grab bar by the bathtub and shower. You may choose to put non slip... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
9.03.10

Baby Proofing Your Home

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, accidents at home is the number one cause of death for young children. The truth is that your baby's safety becomes a challenge once your little one begins to move around the home. Be prepared by childproofing areas around your home before your baby b... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
9.03.10
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