Darr Schackow Insurance Agency Blog: homeowners insurance
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Monday, January 6, 2020 When the new year arrives, it’s a great time to take a home inventory. You may have gotten a special holiday gift (jewelry, collectibles, heirlooms or firearms) that needs to be insured, redecorated your home with a new piece of art, or made other changes to your home over the past year that would all require an update to your homeowners policy. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 If you have a neighbor with a dead tree, what should you do to protect yourself and your family? Obviously, make your neighbor aware of the dead tree, and find out if he/she plans to have it cut down. If they do not cut it down, send them a certified letter informing them that the tree needs to be removed. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Are you getting all the discounts you deserve? If your home was built before March 2002, and you have replaced your roof, you may not be getting the maximum wind mitigation credits you qualify for. I’ve saved clients from $200 to $600+ by recommending they obtain a certified wind mitigation inspection. READ MORE >>
Monday, December 31, 2018 True story of the week: Client hires pressure washer guy... Most of us could use a guy to come pressure wash something around the house. Driveways, sidewalks, side of the house, roof, etc. With all of the rain we have had, it seems like the mildew growing is worse than other years. READ MORE >>
Monday, April 11, 2016 As a homeowner a home inspection is a must, whether your house is new or old. A wind insurance inspection is another step you can take in protecting your home - and it can even get you insurance premium reductions in some cases. The inspection will look at features of your home that limit the damage intense winds could cause. READ MORE >>