The holidays are quickly approaching, and with them comes a time for family, food and festive celebration! ‘Tis the season to be jolly, but unfortunately, it is also the season for home fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Thanksgiving Day has historically been the top day for house fires. The day before Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and Christmas Eve follow close behind. Whether you’re traveling to a different state, going down the street, or hosting a big gathering at your home, we hope you have a wonderful and safe holiday season! Take a look at these tips to keep yourself, your family and your home protected in the days ahead.
We all know that auto insurance is a requirement for owning a car in Florida, but it still stings when your auto quote comes back at a high price tag! At Ample, our priority is to make sure that you receive the best insurance rate for the proper amount of coverage. Fortunately, there are some things to keep in mind that may help lower your auto insurance premium.
As Floridians, some of our favorite summer memories are spending hot days in the pool. It’s always fun to have friends over for a swim or cool off with family after enjoying a warm day. Although a swimming pool may be a great fix for cooling down on a hot summer day, there are a lot of components to think about when installing a pool. According to the CDC, there are 3,400 fatal unintentional drowning incidents in the U.S. annually. Additionally, 1 out 5 of those accidents happen to a child under the age of 14. While we want you to enjoy your swimming pool, we want you and your loved ones to be safe. Not only do we want your children to be safe when swimming, we also want you to be safe by ensuring adequate home and liability insurance coverage.
Oh the joys of summer in Florida! Living in Florida, we know how many people love coming here for destination vacations! Whether you’re enjoying time at the beach, maybe an amusement park, or the warm weather and sunshine, summer brings about a lot of fun activities for you and your family! Although summer has a lot of fun to offer, Florida residents know that with hot summers come constant afternoon rain and hurricane watches. We have officially entered Hurricane season, folks, and it’s expected to be busier than usual! Between June 1st and November 1st, be prepared for hurricane threats! As with anything else, the best way to deal with hurricanes is through preparation.
Although Florida may be called the sunshine state, we all know how frequent and damaging heavy rainstorms can be. That’s why having a flood insurance policy is essential! What most people do not know is that home insurance policies and most commercial insurance policies do not include flood protection. Purchasing a policy through one of our flood markets, like the National Flood insurance Program (NFIP), can get you protection for your home or business.
In today’s saturated insurance marketplace, consumers have many options when shopping for coverage. A simple Google search can lead to tons of places to turn. People can go to captive or direct insurance companies that offer a range of their own products, or to an independent agency which the ability to compare multiple different insurance company rates across all lines of insurance. Ample Insurance knows you have many options at your fingertips when shopping for coverage, but there are many reasons to work with an independent insurance agency like ours.
It’s pouring rain outside. But, you have an appointment you have to get to and need to leave your house right this second to make it on time. You already have your rain boots and rain jacket on, but right before you walk out the front door to face the storm, you grab your big umbrella, just to ensure you’re as protected as you can be.
After getting into a car accident, you’re often put in a state of shock. Your mind starts running in different directions as you try to figure out what happened and what to do next! We know that having a car accident is never a positive experience, but hope these tips help you best handle the situation as smoothly as possible.
Buying a new home is exciting, as it marks the next chapter of your life. You start thinking about what makes up your dream house: the best location, the perfect size and the most affordable price. Although purchasing a home can be exhilarating, it’s also a very stressful time. Concerns of mortgage, maintenance, homeowner’s insurance and utility costs start scrambling through your mind. To help ease your worries about all of the expenses, we’ve put together 10 tips for lowering your homeowner’s insurance premium.
You wake up in the morning and your first thoughts are of the things most valued in your life. “Are my family members healthy?” “Are the priceless items in my home safe?” “What about my car? Hopefully nothing happened to it!” “That storm was pretty rough last night. I hope the boat is still intact!”
You set your expectations high as you search for insurance that sufficiently secures what is most important to you. You need coverage that is not only brought to you by an impeccable agent, but also offers a laudable protection plan. That’s where we come in.