Home Maintenance Tips for Spring

Although Florida's winter hasn't been so terrible for us, our homes will still require a bit of maintenance as the season changes. Here is a list of areas in your home which may require maintenance to help you stay on track this Spring:  Examine roof shingles: You should conduct a close in... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
3.23.17

Are Your Pets Included in Your Emergency Plans?

Emergencies show themselves in all shapes and forms and each disaster requires different measures to keep your pets safe. It is extremely important you have a plan of action for all scenarios such as hurricane, flood, fire, etc. Here are some simple things you can do in order to be prepared and ke... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
3.21.17

Why You Should Have Pet Insurance

Many of us see our pets as members of our household. We let them live in our homes, sleep in our beds, and when we eat, they eat. It has even become popular to celebrate their birthdays or home-coming anniversaries, and will include them in important events such as weddings and family parties. If ... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
3.06.17

Insurance Fraud in Florida

  According to the National Information Crime Bureau (NICB), Florida is among the top 5 states, next to California, Michigan, and New York, with the highest rate of questionable insurance claims (QCs). QCs are claims which NICB member insurance companies refer for closer review and investiga... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
2.27.17

#FightingFraudFriday: Beware of Home Repair and Contractor Fraud

  As spring approaches, don't be a victim of home repair and contractor fraud. Reduce the risk of being scammed by making yourself aware of the following red flags: 1. Contractors who appear at your doorstep: If someone knocks at your door to ask you if you need their services, or offer to ... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
2.24.17

#FightingFraudFriday: Avoiding "Dumpster Divers"

  One man's trash is an identity thief's treasure. As crazy as it sounds, identity thieves can find valuable information in what you are throwing away. Unknowingly, our trash bins can be filled with personal information including bank statements, credit card numbers and more. What is known a... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
2.17.17

#FightingFraudFriday: E-mail Scams

E-mail provides us with a convenient, and powerful, communications tool. Unfortunetly, it also allows scammers to lure potential victims. In order to protect yourself from these types of scams, you should understand how they work and what you can do to avoid them. Here are some things you should l... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
2.03.17

The Importance of Creating a Home Inventory

Creating a home inventory will come in handy when you need to file an insurance claim. When disaster strikes, it can be easy for people to forget what they own, in the midst of all the chaos. In the aftermath of a traumatic situation, most people cannot think clearly. Taking note of your possessio... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
1.17.17

Protecting Your Valuables in the New Year

The holiday season has come and gone. It is now time to turn our attention to properly secure, protect, and insure all our new and valuable gifts. Here are some tips to help you protect your valuables in the new year:  Designate a safe place: Whether you choose to keep your items safe, loc... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
1.04.17

Insurance Resolutions for the New Year

As the New Year approaches, it is time to think about New Year resolutions. In order to get 2017 off to a good start, homeowners should consider the following resolutions:  Complete a home inspection: At the beginning of each year, you should always do a complete home inspection. Check for... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
1.01.17
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