Darr Schackow Insurance Agency Blog: homeowners insurance
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Friday, October 4, 2019 It’s National Fire Prevention Week, so I just want to remind you about documenting damage as a best practice if you have a claim. Sometimes homeowners call after damage to their home has already been fixed, and then they want to file a claim. It might not be covered unless you have pictures. READ MORE >>
Monday, February 18, 2019 Do you ever see comments on Facebook that make you cringe but don’t actually specifically name the person that the comment is about? Jacqueline Hammond made such a post that cost her $500,000! READ MORE >>
Monday, January 14, 2019There are major differences when buying homeowners insurance from USAA, Geico, and Darr Schackow Insurance Agency. Let’s start with USAA: USAA does not write new homeowners insurance in Florida. USAA will broker it with ASI, which was bought by Progressive, and is now under the name Progressive Home. READ MORE >>
Monday, January 7, 2019Did you know that the rates you get from one insurance company are the same rates you will get no matter which independent insurance agency that you choose? The only difference is the agent. Janet Sweeney is more than just an insurance agent. READ MORE >>
Monday, December 31, 2018 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. Here is a true story of what happened recently with a long time client. 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 that you can take in protecting your home - and it can even get you insurance premium reductions in some cases. The inspection will look at the features of your home that limit the damage that intense winds could cause. READ MORE >>