National Preparedness Month: It’s Time to Review Your Insurance Coverage

September is recognized as National Preparedness Month. An initiative by Ready.gov, the month aims to encourage and remind Americans to prepare for disasters or emergencies at home, at work and in the community. This year’s theme is “Prepared, Not Scared” and its goal is to help homeowners and business owners develop a proactive plan of … Continue reading National Preparedness Month: It’s Time to Review Your Insurance Coverage

Get Familiar with Flood Insurance

By Carolyn Paulochik, CIC Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Frederick, MD  21703 It’s a common misconception that you only need flood insurance if you own property in a flood-prone state like Florida, Louisiana, Georgia, or the Carolinas. But the truth is, floods can (and do) happen anywhere. Changing weather conditions in recent years have caused flooding … Continue reading Get Familiar with Flood Insurance

Preparedness Month: Check Your Insurance Coverage

As we discussed in our blog earlier this month, September is National Preparedness Month, an initiative by the Ready Campaign “designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies” (source). This week’s theme is ‘Check Your Insurance Coverage.’ If a disaster strikes, insurance is your first line of … Continue reading Preparedness Month: Check Your Insurance Coverage

Insurance Awareness Day – Top 4 Questions Every Business Owner Should Ask Themselves

National Insurance Awareness Day takes place on June 28th of each year. While experts aren’t sure who originally created it, it has now come to serve as an annual reminder for individuals and businesses to review their insurance coverage. In honor of this year’s Insurance Awareness Day, we are sharing the top four questions that … Continue reading Insurance Awareness Day – Top 4 Questions Every Business Owner Should Ask Themselves

Five Tips to Help Prevent Flooding

With flooding plaguing our area and additional rainfall looming in the weekly forecast, we figured there was no better time to share five simple tips to help prevent flooding in your office or home. These preventative measures could help you avoid or minimize unnecessary damage. Clear and adjust your spouts and gutters. Gutters and drainage … Continue reading Five Tips to Help Prevent Flooding

Insurance Trends to Look for in 2018

2017 has proven itself to be anything but predictable, and has certainly kept the insurance industry on its toes. As the year comes to an end and 2018 begins, we can’t help but wonder what the next twelve months may hold. While we can’t predict the future, here are five trends to keep an eye … Continue reading Insurance Trends to Look for in 2018

5 Things You Need to Know About Flood Insurance

Rainfall can be a beautiful thing. It provides the hydration essential to keep our land healthy, nourished, and beautiful. However, as with all good things (chocolate, for example), moderation is key…but you can’t exactly control mother nature. Recent hurricanes, storms, and excessive rainfall have residents and businesses examining their flood insurance… and for a good … Continue reading 5 Things You Need to Know About Flood Insurance