Hurricane Preparation for Homeowners

In the event of a serious storm, protecting your family is essential. The best way to make sure if this is to prepare your home ahead of time. When your home is protected, these storms may not seem so bad after all. Here are some tips on how you can prepare your home for a serious storm. Make a Plan...

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2015-10-01
By: Advocate Brokerage

Storm-Proofing Your Home

As the end of summer fades and our fun filled Labor Day weekend becomes a memory, we move deeper into storm season. Some storms are minor and blow over quick, but others can be devastating. We want you to be prepared in the event of a severe storm, so here are some tips on how to prepare your home. Secure...

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2015-09-23
By: Advocate Brokerage

Stay dry during hurricane season: Tips for preventing roof leaks.

The last thing you want to see when you look up is a leak in your ceiling. Water in your home is never a good sign. Here are some tips to diagnose the problem and how you can prevent future problems from occurring. Diagnosing the problem: Is it the roof leaking? First step to diagnosing a leak is to determine...

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2015-09-15
By: Advocate Brokerage

Accidents Happen: What to Do if you’re Involved in an Accident

There’s often a large emphasis placed on rules of the road and how to drive when a new driver gets behind the wheel (as there should be). However, these new drivers aren’t taught one of the most important things about being behind the wheel: what to do in the event of an accident.   Hey, we get it. Accidents happen....

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2015-08-19
By: Advocate Brokerage

Slick Weather Conditions: How to Drive Safer in Them

Summer should be a fun time of year, but the fun can end very quickly on a rainy day if you don’t adjust your driving. Road conditions are greatly changed during a rain storm, and can make driving much more difficult.   What Makes Rainy Driving More Dangerous? There are many factors that can create dangerous driving conditions during rainy...

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2015-08-12
By: Advocate Brokerage

Sending Your Kids Off to College: Car Insurance Tips for your New College Student

They have begun to pack, they’ve purchased accessories to decorate their dorm room and they’re ready to set off on a new journey.  As with any new stage in life there are insurance considerations and sending a child off to school is no different.  Today we are going to be discussing car insurance and offer tips to help you make...

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2015-08-04
By: Advocate Brokerage

Vacation Homes: Making Sure You’re Adequately Covered

Vacation homes are a great investment. Whether you use it for the occasional weekend getaway or for a summer away from home, knowing you have a second home in a location you love is a wonderful feeling. Vacation homes do however carry some risk, especially since they remain unoccupied for extended periods of time. Below are some things to consider...

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2015-07-28
By: Advocate Brokerage

It’s hot out there – Extreme heat can be dangerous

View image | gettyimages.com Temperatures over the weekend soared and followed us into our workweek.  Excessive heat can be dangerous.  Illness is possible, even deadly. The American Red Cross offers steps people can take to stay safe when temperatures rise.  We encourage you to read through the tips below and apply them, especially for people who work or spend extended...

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2015-07-21
By: Advocate Brokerage

3 Common Tire Failures and How to Avoid Them

View image | gettyimages.com Automotive technologies have made our lives on the road so much easier. Between the hands-free systems for our cell phones to blind spot monitors, to voice guided GPS systems, there is no doubt that these innovations have made our driving experience more convenient not to mention safer. Even with all those innovations, there are some things...

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2015-07-08
By: Advocate Brokerage

4th of July: The Risks of Fun! Protect yourself from Fireworks, Boats, and Barbeques

4th of July is one of the most fun summer days. Between the warm weather, the barbeques, and the fireworks, what more could you ask for? Not to be a kill joy, but this fun-filled day can easily take a turn for the worst if you aren’t prepared. Here are a few hot topics relating to the holiday to help...

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2015-07-02
By: Advocate Brokerage

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