Posted on 1/4/2017 12:00 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
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, lock box, drawer, etc. you should always make sure it is in a safe location in your home. This should be somewhere you can remember and keep track of in your home inventory.
Don't broadcast your new items: Avoid posting your valuables on social media. As tempting as it may be, the whole world shouldn't know about everything you have in your home. This puts you at a higher risk of robbery.
Make sure your home security systems are up to date: It is important to check your alarm system to make sure it is working properly. Unfortunately, the holiday season is a common time for home robberies. If you do not have a working system, try your best to have it replaced or repaired for the safety of your home, family and b ...
Posted on 1/1/2017 9:46 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
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 interior and exterior damages, leaks and suspicious-looking areas of your home. If anything needs repairingor replacing, it should be tended to before greater damage occurs. Click here for more information for what to look for during your home inspection.
Make a home inventory: In circumstances of loss, keeping a home inventory can help you replace your belongings and avoid a dispute between you and your insurance company when filing a claim.
Check your batteries: Plan to replace any smoke detector or alarm system batteries at the beginning of the year. Making sure your systems are working properly will decrease the chance of damage or loss in your home.
Review your coverage: It is important to read th ...
Posted on 1/1/2015 9:40 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
Happy New Year From Florida Peninsula Insurance Company.