Posted on 2/21/2017 11:04 AM By Keith Savino
In the last week, the weather has been delightful. 60 degree temperatures and sunshine over the holiday weekend have resulted in the snow melting and the ground becoming muddy and saturated. Soon spring rains will come and add more water to the mix.
The only unfortunate aspect of the spring thaw is that it is also Flood Season. The months of March, April and May are usually the months that the insurance industry receives the most claim filings for flooding. And per the National Flood Insurance Program, 25% of claims are filed by people who live outside of high risk areas. Between 2010 and 2015 the average flood claim in the United States was over $51,000. A few inches of water in your basement, garage, first level of your home can lead to thousands of dollars’ worth of damage and repair.
Below are the special risks that present themselves in spring.
Thaw - April showers bring May flowers … But those showers can sometimes be heavy rain. There is at least ...
Posted on 5/16/2016 8:01 AM By Keith Savino
June 1st is less than 20 days away …. a little over two weeks. To many people, June is a month filled with flowers, weddings and graduations. Open the pool, spark up the grill, count the days until vacation, these are all good things.The downside of June is that it is also the beginning of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which extends from June 1st through November 30th. It has been a few years since Sandy and Irene; and more than a decade since Hurricane Katrina. Over time, people tend to quickly forget and move on from these events. Life becomes business as usual and the memory of the catastrophe seems to soften.
So I am imploring you to consider talking to your insurance agency about the importance of Flood Insurance; now, this minute, immediately.
I have personally witnessed the devastation that can occur to families that have had to deal with flash floods, clogged municipal sewer systems, and 14 days of driving endless rain. The horror of watching the water creeping slowly towards the house and t ...
Posted on 8/13/2013 7:37 AM By Keith Savino
Assisting you, our clients, before, during and after a catastrophe is one of the most valuable services we, as an insurance agency, can offer you. September is national preparedness month. Our team at Warwick Resource Group Insurance wants to make sure you and your family are prepared...
Therefore, we have developed a Disaster Emergency Center on our Digital Insurance Office website. You can visit our Disaster Center by clicking here, and sign up to receive alerts and other important information related to natural disasters, winter storms, etc.
As we well know, NY and NJ are not immune to flooding. Heading into the heart of hurricane season, Warwick Resource Group wants to make sure you have the protection you need to weather the storm season.
Did you know that flood protection is not covered in your homeowners and/or commercial property insurance policy? A lot of consumers are not aware that their policy covering their property, does not cover for flood. According to Wikipedia, on ...