Anchor Insurance Blog

There Is Nothing Spooky About Halloween Safety

Posted by Anchor Insurance on Oct 24, 2016 8:30:18 AM

As an adult, you want to make sure children have a fun Halloween, but a safe one too. Sure, Halloween is one of the best nights of the year for most kids, but trick-or-treating can be dangerous if kids and parents aren't careful. Keep kids safe on Halloween by following these simple tips. Your kids will have fun, and you’ll breathe easier.

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Topics: Home Safety

Fall Home Maintenance Tips for Warmer Climates

Posted by Anchor Insurance on Oct 11, 2016 12:16:33 PM

Fall is here and that means cooler weather and the holidays are just around the corner! But before the festivities begin, make sure your home is in shape for the season. Preparing your home now can save you money and time down the road. Follow these fall home maintenance tips to keep your home in peak condition all winter long:

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Topics: Home Maintenance, Home Safety

8 Ways to Prevent Water Damage

Posted by Anchor Insurance on Sep 21, 2016 8:38:38 AM

We know home maintenance may not sound like your idea of a good time this weekend. But what if it could save you hundreds of dollars and a lot of stress in the long run? Did you know water damage has become the leading, most expensive type of home loss in Florida, surpassing fires and in many years losses from storms?  The good news is you can prevent water damage to your home by following a few simple, inexpensive preventative measures.

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Topics: Damage Prevention, Home Safety

Football Season Safety Tips

Posted by Anchor Insurance on Sep 13, 2016 9:28:50 AM

It’s football season again. Time for tailgating, screaming at refs and hoping for wins. With all of the fun going on, it’s easy to forget about safety. However, whether it’s grilling outdoors or throwing things at the TV, there are some safety tips everyone should follow this football season.

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Topics: Safety Tips

Hurricane Preparedness - What to Do Before, During & After a Storm

Posted by Anchor Insurance on Aug 29, 2016 1:20:34 PM

As we all know, this time of year is hurricane season and it looks like we may be right in the path of a major storm. To be truly prepared, it is important to know what to do before, during and after a hurricane.

Before a Major Storm

In order to prepare for a major storm there are a number of things you can do to protect yourself and your family:

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Topics: Storm Tips

About Anchor Insurance

Posted by Anchor Insurance on Aug 9, 2016 8:54:17 AM

Rely on Anchor for stable coverage during stormy weather.

There’s no question why so many people choose to call Florida and other coastal states their home. The beauty of these areas is quite alluring. At the same time, the weather can present a real challenge. Hurricanes, tropical storms, and wildfires occur frequently. Over time, these natural disasters have made it harder for homeowners to find the insurance they need. And the costs continue to rise.

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Topics: Anchor News

Your Guide to Assignment of Benefits (AOB)

Posted by Anchor Insurance on Aug 1, 2016 9:14:28 AM

When your home has been damaged, call your insurance company first.

Protect yourself from Assignment of Benefits (AOB) Fraud.

Consider this situation…You return home one day to find your laundry room filled with water.  Your washer hose has sprung a leak and water is everywhere. Desperate to remove the water and stop further damage, you grab your phone, run a search, and call the first water remediation company on the list. The repair company arrives with the promise to take care of everything at no cost to you. Furthermore, they explain you don’t even have to get involved with filing or handling the insurance claim. But first, you must sign an AOB agreement so they can be paid for their work.

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Topics: Assignment of Benefits, Fraud Alerts