Fireproof Your Kitchen

October is fire prevention month and this year’s focus is fire safety in the kitchen. According to the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) cooking is the #1 cause of home fires and home fire injury. So it’s important that you take steps to protect your family from a kitchen fire. To Fireproof Your Kitchen Please Consider: Never leave the kitchen...

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2020-10-05
By: Advocate Brokerage

Fall is in the air, is your home ready? Part 2 Inside

Much of the country has been able to enjoy some beautiful fall like temperatures even before the official first day of Autumn which was September 22nd.  Fall is one of the most beloved seasons and signals that the holiday season is just around the corner! Take the time now to do a little preparation so that your home stay safe...

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2020-09-29
By: Advocate Brokerage

Fall is in the air, is your home ready? Part 1 Outside

Much of the country has been enjoying beautiful fall like temperatures even before the official first day of autumn which was September 22nd.  Fall is one of our favorite seasons, with so many things to enjoy such as the leaves changing colors, pumpkins (and pumpkin spice) and the ushering in of the holiday season. The beautiful weather makes it the...

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2020-09-29
By: Advocate Brokerage

Weathering the storm – Why an automatic standby generator may be your new best friend

Weather patterns have been quite unpredictable in recent years. It seems storms are happening more frequently and abnormal weather occurrences are becoming more normal every year.  We are currently in the middle of hurricane season and we all know that unexpected power outage can cause a variety of problems for homeowners.  When it comes to weathering a storm with minimal...

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2020-08-31
By: Advocate Brokerage

Fire Pit Safety

There is nothing quite like enjoying some outdoor time around a fire pit with your family and friends!  We LOVE fire pits and want our Advocate friends that agree to be able to enjoy their time safely.  Below are our thoughts. Advocate’s Thoughts For Fire Pit Safety Location, Location, Location.  Where your fire pit is located is perhaps the most...

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2020-07-28
By: Advocate Brokerage

Hurricane Season Is Coming, It’s Time to Buckle Up!

June 1st marks the official start of Hurricane Season which runs through November 30th. Each year the National Weather Service makes predictions for what we can expect in the season ahead and this year was no exception. A look to the year ahead The current outlook foresees a busy season for us with above-normal activity likely.  The average season produces...

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2020-05-26
By: Advocate Brokerage

What you need to know about insuring your Airbnb

With Spring Break on the horizon and summer travel in the near future, those who own a property they rent as an Airbnb need to be informed about their insurance liability. That is where we come in! As your insurance expert, we want to make sure you understand the coverage you currently have and what you can do to protect...

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2020-03-10
By: Advocate Brokerage

It’s Almost Spring! How to protect your home from future insurance claims

Spring is almost here bringing with it warmer weather and blooming flowers.  While we are all excited about the beauty that Spring is going to bring, we want to help you prevent any homeowners insurance claims that may be in your future and the best way to do that is to add a few items to your spring cleaning check...

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2020-03-05
By: Advocate Brokerage

When A Dog Bites

We love dogs!  For most of us, they are more than a pet; they are a member of your family.  While no one wants to think that their dog would ever do anyone harm, the reality is that dog bites are common.  There are an estimated 4.7 million dog bites each year in the US.  If you are a dog...

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2020-02-24
By: Advocate Brokerage

Close and Contain!

When media began their coverage of the devastating apartment building fire that occurred earlier this month in NYC, there was a pretty consistent theme.  FDNY revealed that one of the reasons this particular fire spread so quickly is that when the victims were attempting to escape the blaze, they passed out before closing the door behind them.  Their plea was...

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2020-01-28
By: Advocate Brokerage

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