As part of the company’s focus on improving the customer experience, American Modern has launched an online solution for policyholders who want to file a claim for lost contents. The user-friendly tool can greatly reduce the time a policyholder needs to wait for the settlement of a property claim. In fact, the new online solution has reduced the time needed to settle a property claim by an average of 55%, compared with settlement time over the same period last year.
Fall is finally here! Most of you are probably excited for cooler weather, and various fall season activities: pumpkin patches, hayrides, corn mazes, haunted houses, apple picking and a lot more. But keep in mind that fall is also the time to maintain your home and prepare it for the cooler temperatures. We came up with a short list of maintenance tips to help keep your home in top condition this fall.
The 2017 wildfire season was one of the most devastating on record, and totaled more than $18 billion in damages. While wildfire season often occurs during the summer, a wildfire could start at any time if the conditions are right. With how unpredictable and fast the wildfires are, surviving begins with being prepared to evacuate. Here are 6 evacuation tips to keep in mind when fire, or any natural disaster threatens.
1. Know where to go. Have a destination in mind, and know how to get there. Let family and friends know your plans and how to reach you. Don’t just rely on your GPS, take a map as well. Keep the car fueled and ready to go.
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Wildfire risk used to be seasonal, but in many states, it is now a year-round risk. Brush and forest fires cause extensive damage every year, and it’s not just the Western part of the country. Any home situated on the edge of grasslands, or near brush or trees, is vulnerable. Taking the following steps can reduce a home’s vulnerability to any exterior fire. Continue reading “6 Simple Steps Can Help Minimize Your Exposure to Wildfires”