Most areas of the country experience hail storms that can cause significant damage to rooftop equipment, severely disrupting your business and costing you time, money or even customers.
A major hail storm can severely damage fins on your heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment, rendering it inoperable. That may affect your operations or cause you to cancel functions.
Take steps to protect
paper documents and records.
Even in our electronic, computer-driven world, few businesses can operate without acquiring a number of valuable papers and physical records. Losing them to a fire or natural disaster could seriously affect business operations. Before you have a loss, take steps to protect valuable papers, or consider ways to store copies. Read More
Safety should be the No. 1 priority
after a natural disaster.
Protecting yourself and your family is your first priority when your auto, home, business or personal property is damaged or destroyed by a tornado, hail, flood or other catastrophic event. Promptly treat any injuries. Remain calm and carefully survey the damage.
Be cautious during post-catastrophe activities to avoid injuries during rescue attempts and cleanup. Watch for downed power lines, gas leaks and electrical hazards that could result in fire, explosion or electrocution. Listen to local officials and emergency management personnel, who can assist you with locating emergency medical treatment, temporary accommodations, clothing, food, water and other needs. Read More
Avoid insurance gaps by discussing your needs with your agent.
When you’re purchasing insurance for your home or business, the most important investment you make is not the premium you pay, but the time you spend with your agent.
Once every three years, at least, sit down with your independent agent and get some good advice.