Category Archives: Storms

Trim Those Trees With Safety In Mind

30
Mar
2017

With some trees bare of leaves at this time of year, cooler weather and hurricane season just a few months away, have your thoughts turned to that overdue chore of trimming and pruning? If so, make sure you put safety at […]


Tropical Storm Erika is Approaching; stay safe and stay informed!

27
Aug
2015

All eyes are on Tropical Storm Erika and its impending approach. As your valued insurance agency in your local community, we want to help keep you informed and provide important tools to assist along the way. The latest forecast obtained […]


Got the “right stuff”…Get Flood Insurance

8
Jun
2015

We all have lots of “stuff” that we love and could never part with…have you been offered Flood Insurance to cover it? You may not live in a high risk flood zone and be required to purchase flood insurance per […]


What should you know about flood insurance; Harbor Insurance is here to answer your questions.

19
Aug
2014

You’ve probably heard this horror story before — someone loses a home due to a flood and learns after the fact that standard homeowners insurance doesn’t cover flood damage. At Harbor Insurance, we want you to be educated about all […]


Flood Safety and Prevention for Florida Residents

6
Mar
2014

Flood prevention and safety Almost anywhere it rains, it can flood.Even if you live in an area of Florida that you think isn’t at risk, preparation is just as critical as with other types of emergencies. Before we get into […]


Hurricane Preperation Resources

15
Aug
2012

In South Florida we are quickly approaching the more active part of the hurricane storm season. Are you prepared? We have put together great information including checklists and resources to access in order to help you and your family begin […]


Reductions in Claim Payouts for Not Securing Shutters

2
Aug
2012

Often when a storm is approaching it is unclear when a property owner should hang and secure the shutters. Until now there has been no clear answer provided by the terms of each individual property insurance policy. However, some insurance […]


Wind Mitigation – Why?

22
Jun
2011

Wind Mitigation does that mean I am suing someone?  Why does my agent tell me to get this Mitigation Inspection Done? Homewner’s policy has gone up and now they want me to pay to have this inspection done to save money.  […]


Are you playing the Fool? – Gambling on your Home Insurance

1
Jun
2011

Do you resent paying an insurance premium?  Is it your plan to pay off your house then pay yourself the $3,000 a year that you now fork over to the insurance company? Odds are a Category 3 storm or greater […]


NOAA Predicts Hurricane Season To Be Like 2010

27
May
2011

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s storm prediction exceeds other forecasters for the Atlantic hurricane season. NOAA expects 12-18 named storms, 6-10 expected to become hurricanes with winds in excess of 74 mph, and 3-6 predicted to become major hurricanes, […]