Hail doesn’t discriminate and rarely comes with an advanced warning – it can happen anywhere, at any time. Between 2000 and 2013, U.S. insurance companies paid out more than $54 billion in hail damage claims, with 70% paid between 2008 and 2013. In 2015 alone, the United States had more than 5,000 hailstorms. While most […]
Here’s a couple of photos showing some of the damage caused by the recent storms.
A winter storm is an event in which the main types of precipitation are snow, sleet or freezing rain. Why can winter storms be so dangerous? Most deaths from winter storms are not directly related to the storm itself. People die in traffic accidents on icy roads. People die of heart attacks while shoveling […]
Roof Rakes According to the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IIBHS), an average roof can handle up to four feet of fresh snow before it’s stressed. However, as snow packs down from multiple storms, anything more than two feet of packed snow could cause a roof collapse! If you expect a lot of […]