Category Archives: Hurricane

HOW TO: Reduce Basement Flooding Risk

It is not uncommon for rain showers to wreak havoc on any home’s basement, no matter the location. Simply resolving an obvious gutter or downspout leak can solve most basement water problems. Though a few water problems may have some causes that are difficult to identify and fix. In this post, Long Island Insurance Executive,…

Is Removal of a Tree That Fell on my Roof During a Storm Covered by Homeowner’s Insurance?

With Hurricane season still in full swing, chances are we will get hit with at least another bad storm this year. It is important to know if your homeowner’s insurance covers issues like these. If a tree falls onto your roof during a storm, your homeowner’s insurance policy WILL cover the repair of your roof…

Preparing Your Home for a Flood

water-damage

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States and causes more than $2 billion in property damage annually. With new storm Katia forming in the Atlantic, we may have another Hurricane hitting Long Island and causing major flooding soon. It is important to have…

Hurricane Irene has Passed, but the Risks Have Not

Garden City Hurricane Irene Damage

Exhaustion, Injury, Stress – take precautions to avoid these post-disaster risks. Just because the storm has passed, does not mean the risks have as well. It is important that you continue to take care of the health of both you and your family. Exhaustion Avoid exhaustion by pacing yourself. While you may be anxious to…