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Make sure your home is winter weather-ready

Make sure your home is winter weather-ready
Winter is coming: Prepare your home now for potential inclement weather and freezing temperatures.



New insurance service should help dairy farmers

New insurance service should help dairy farmers
Virginia’s dairy farmers are in a world of hurt, but a new Dairy Revenue Protection insurance policy will provide some measure of relief.



Start preparing for hurricane season now

Start preparing for hurricane season now
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in 2017 were stark reminders of the need for preventive action before a storm.



Save when shopping for storm supplies

Save when shopping for storm supplies
With the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season under way, there’s no time like the present to take steps to protect your family and property against severe weather.



Prepare your home for thunderstorms and lightning

Prepare your home for thunderstorms and lightning
Hurricanes often make more headlines during the summer and fall, but the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety Research Center cautions homeowners not to underestimate the destructive force of thunderstorms.



Some bike helmets protect heads better than others

Some bike helmets protect heads better than others
Bicycle helmets have been shown to reduce the risk of head injuries in cycling, but consumers have had little purchasing information until now.



Virginia drivers entering peak season for deer collisions

Virginia drivers entering peak season for deer collisions
Fall ushers in a sharp rise in insurance claims related to vehicle collisions with animals, especially deer.



Winter is coming: make sure your home is prepared

Winter is coming: make sure your home is prepared
As winter approaches, be prepared by readying your home for potential inclement weather.



Virginia one of top states for strong residential building codes

Virginia one of top states for strong residential building codes
Virginia ranked second in The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety 2018 Rating the States report. This information assesses the progress of 18 hurricane-prone coastal states along the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Coast in strengthening their residential building codes.



Prepare your home for destructive summer storms

Prepare your home for destructive summer storms
Hurricanes dominate headlines more often during the summer and fall than thunderstorms and lightning, but the South Carolina-based Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety Research Center cautions homeowners not to underestimate the destructive and deadly force of summer storms.



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