Solar Panels – Are they Covered?

I had a call today asking about Solar Panels. As a general rule of thumb: any improvements that increase the value of your home should be reported to your agent. Installing Solar Panels on the roof will be covered under Coverage A – Dwelling. If they’re in your yard, consider them Other Structures and they […]

Hurricane Sandy

I may not be in NYC anymore, but many of my friends and loved ones still are.  Luckily all those I care about are safe and sound.  The same cannot be said for many others.  In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, many people in the NY metro area are without homes today.  Untold numbers are […]

Storage Units: Are you covered?

Twice this week I had Storage Unit related questions.  and then I came across this article from Trusted Choice. What it boils down to is this: Your homeowner’s policy offers you worldwide coverage for your personal contents.  HOWEVER, items stored at a separate location are covered up to 10% of your total contents coverage. If […]

Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 27-June 2)

This week is “Hurricane Preparedness Week”  Is your home protected in against windstorms and hurricanes?  As the Summer begins, it is important to review the safety measures we have in place and make ourselves aware of any weak points that need to be addressed.  Many policies have a 2% to 5% deductible for Hurricanes & […]

Looks like we’re doing something right!

I may have previously mentioned that I work in Personal Lines.  What does that mean?  Auto, Home, Flood, Umbrella, Personal Articles…That kind of stuff. So today, there’s an article on CNN.com about homeowner’s insurance. And ALL the suggestions they give to the average homeowner, are things we do EVERY year on renewal for EVERY one […]

National EMS Week. Have you thanked an Emergency Medical Tech today?

http://www.acep.org/content.aspx?id=30212 Every day, EMT’s and Paramedics are our first responders.  Our heroes.  Our Life Savers.  No matter the circumstance, or the danger they go into insane situations to save the lives of people in need. This week, take a minute to find an EMS worker and say thank you.  It could be someone you know, […]



The most AMAZING blog entry all about… You guessed it, Popsicles!  And they all look so amazing i can’t wait to try and make them!