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Is Your Home Ready for Peak Hurricane Season?

Is Your Home Ready for Peak Hurricane Season

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA Peak hurricane season is right around the corner, starting in mid-August and lasting through late October. Are you confident that your homeowner’s insurance policy will provide enough protection to cover the cost of potential damage? The New England region is no stranger to the devastation caused by hurricanes. In […]

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7 Hurricane Preparation Tips for Your Business

7 Hurricane Preparation Tips for Your Business

Hurricane Joaquin made headlines earlier this week as the third storm of the Atlantic hurricane season. Although it’s unlikely that Joaquin will make landfall in the United States, the East Coast could still be impacted by the storm with coastal flooding and strong winds. As we enter peak hurricane season, now is the time to update […]

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9 Tips to Keep Your Family Safe During Hurricane Season

Smart preparations help protect homeowners during peak hurricane season. Read the official press release for nine preparation tips.

STURBRIDGE, Mass. – Now through late October is considered peak hurricane season. Smart preparations beforehand can help keep your family and property safe during a hurricane. “Being prepared in advance and taking the appropriate actions to protect your family and property can help to prevent or mitigate injury or losses,” said Richard A. McGrath, President and […]

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Hurricane Season is Flood Season

Hurricane Season is Flood Season

Coastal areas aren’t the only areas that experience the brunt of the strong winds and torrential rains of a hurricane or tropical storm. And with the hurricane season starting June 1, there is just one question left to ask. Are you covered? Eight out of the ten most expensive federally declared disasters were caused by […]

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Preparing for Hurricanes and Tornados

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA Hurricane season began this year with a series of devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma. First, a tornado classified as EF5, which is the most powerful ranking, tore through a suburb of Oklahoma City and killed 24 people.  Just 11 days later, five tornadoes hit central Oklahoma, causing flash flooding and […]

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Even If You Live Inland in Massachusetts, Hurricanes Can Damage Your Property

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA That Hurricane Isaac was no Katrina is little consolation to the 13,000 homeowners whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the recent hurricane. Damages from Isaac could top $1.5 billion.  That’s small in comparison with Hurricane Katrina, which caused $81 billion in damages in 2005, according to the National […]

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