All posts tagged storm preparation

What to Do About Insurance Sticker Shock

Insurance premiums have jumped as much as 25% because of the broadened insurance requirements set forth by lenders. What’s really going on? CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO FIND OUT


Hurricane Center Worries Earlier Forecast May Spur Distrust

Will there be unnecessary panic if a five-day “cone of uncertainty” from a low-pressure system or a tropical wave envelopes an area? CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Six Things You May Not Know About Storm Insurance

Are damages from a neighbor’s tree or a swimming-pool overflow covered? CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO FIND OUT

10 Items You Should Load In Your Car In Case You Have To Evacuate

Florida dodged a bullet with Erika, but there are several things you should have ready in your vehicle in case you’re ordered to evacuate. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Top 10 “Mistakes” In Hurricane Preparation

Each “mistake” could increase the chances of property damage and personal harm. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

What CRE Owners Need to Know This Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is right around the corner and forecasters are predicting the most active and dangerous spell in three years. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

VIDEO: Upcoming Hurricane Season Prompts Experts To Note Homeowner Mistakes

With 2015 hurricane season rapidly approaching, the National Hurricane Survival Initiative hurricane experts noted the “Top 10 Mistakes” Americans make that increase their risk from deadly storms and make recovery harder. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

2015 Hurricane Season Predicted To Be ‘The Most Active And Dangerous In 3 Years’

The company making the predictions is the only organization to predict the correct number of hurricanes in 2014. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

5 Common Mistakes When A Home Is Damaged In A Storm

How you go about filing a claim can make a big difference in your out-of-pocket costs. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

VIDEO: Hurricane Experts Release Top 10 Homeowners Mistakes

Those in hurricane-vulnerable states often make small mistakes that can significantly increase their risk and complicate recovery, experts say. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR THE TOP 10 MOST COMMON MISTAKES – AND ADVICE FROM EXPERTS ON HOW TO AVOID THEM

Welcome To Florida! Time To Prepare For Hurricanes

If you are one of many who have recently moved to the Sunshine State, there might be a chance you’ve never experienced a tropical storm or hurricane. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO LEARN HOW WE GET READY – FLORIDA STYLE!

Hurricane Hiatus: Will Our Luck Run Out This Year?

One explanation for the hiatus in major hurricanes: “Luck, and it will run out,” says Dennis Feltgen, a spokesman with the National Hurricane Center in Miami. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Florida Is ‘Ground Zero’ For Sea Level Rise

Warm sunshine and sandy beaches make south Florida and its crown city, Miami, a haven for tourists, but the area is increasingly endangered by sea level rise, experts said Tuesday. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Think You’re Prepared For A Hurricane? Take This Quiz

The quiz asks 12 questions, including how much water should you stockpile for each family member? Or, how soon should you evacuate if an order has been issued? CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO TAKE THE QUIZ