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If you plan to buy a home near the coast, you might find quite a lot of choices with elevated floor plans. These homes might be built on raised platforms, supported by stilts. The structures are supported much the same as any home’s raised porch or balcony. However, they support the whole home. READ MORE >>

While it is great to have a business owner’s policy (BOP) to protect your company against loss, it is just as vital to take steps on your own to prevent a claim. These four methods are a great way to ensure tools and supplies don’t mysteriously disappear without your knowledge. READ MORE >>

You are a teen driver. Your budget likely is tight. You don't want to pay too much for your car insurance premium. You also might wonder if you can avoid paying high deductibles on your coverage. However, think twice before you think about carrying low deductibles, or none at all. READ MORE >>

You’re going to make a significant investment when you buy your first house. Given that most homes these days cost six figures or more, the initial price is enough. Once you factor in the costs of simple upkeep over the house’s lifetime, you are looking at a hefty bill. READ MORE >>

When Is a Car Considered Totaled? Once you initiate an insurance claim, you'll typically need to get the damaged vehicle inspected to determine the cost of repairs. This usually means visiting an auto body shop (your insurance company may recommend a specific shop or shops in your area) for an estimate of the repair costs, including both parts and labor. READ MORE >>

Actual Cash Value vs. Replacement Cost Learn the distinction between 'Actual Cash Value' (ACV) and 'Replacement Cost' when it comes to homeowners insurance policies. The difference may surprise you!  The distinction between 'Actual Cash Value' (ACV) and 'Replacement Cost' is one of the most important concepts in homeowners insurance. READ MORE >>

Your fire extinguisher needs to be replaced when: The seal around the neck is weakened or broken down, allowing the compressed air to escape. This will lower the pressure in the fire extinguisher and cause it to malfunction. The chemical powder in your fire extinguisher settles on the bottom of and gets packed down. READ MORE >>

Every winter, people are injured or killed because they are unprepared or overconfident on snowy, icy roads. Even if you are a veteran driver from a Snow Belt state and don't give venturing out in a blizzard a second thought, keeping these safety tips fresh in your mind can keep you on the road and in control. READ MORE >>

Stop Insurance Agency would like to extend a warm welcome to our new website and blog! Through our newly revamped website and blog, our team will update you on the latest news within the insurance industry while also offering regular lifestyle tips. READ MORE >>

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