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Dryer Fires are Growing Risk in US Homes

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, there are approximately 15,500 fires, 10 deaths, and 10 injuries that can be attributed to dryer fires each year.  One out of 7,800 households will experience a fire caused from an improperly maintained dryer vent.  With nearly $100,000,000 in damage each year, dryer fires are a large […]

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Does I Make Sense to Hire a Public Adjuster

Why Hire a Public Adjuster? Homeowners hire public adjusters for many reasons.  Typically, the larger the loss, the greater the need for the advice of a skilled public adjuster.  It is important to retain someone with decades of experience acting as an adjuster for your particular type of loss.  This is not always the case, […]

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Top Causes of Home Fires

The National Fire Protection Agency estimates that U.S. fire departments respond to over 370,000 home fires each year.  These fires cause over 2,500 civilian deaths, over 13,000 injuries, and over $7 billion in property damage, each year.   According to the NFPA, “Cooking equipment is the leading cause of home structure fires and non-fatal home […]

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Why You Should Hire a Public Adjuster before Settling

BEFORE YOU SETTLE YOUR HOMEOWNER INSURANCE CLAIM – Should you Hire a Public Adjuster?   The average home or business owner will file 4 insurance claims in a lifetime.  At Advocate Claims, we do 4 before lunch and more after.  We lost count a long time ago on the total number of claims that we […]

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Public Insurance Adjusters Are Good News for Property Managers and Property Owners

Public insurance adjusters are experts when it comes to assessing damages and are retained by the policyholders to handle the myriad of items that are required to complete a claim.  A public adjuster has two goals in mind: the speed of the transaction and accuracy of the assessment; both good news for property managers and owners. A […]

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‘Tis the Season to Seek the Advice of a Public Adjuster

We don’t purchase car insurance after we have been in an accident and we don’t sign up for health insurance after a visit to the hospital.  Evaluating a public adjuster to deliver you the best result possible in the event of a loss is no different.  More often than not, after a loss the first call a property owner […]

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Cut the Cost of your Florida Homeowner’s Insurance Policy

Let’s face it, everybody likes to save money whenever they can and homeowner’s insurance is no exception. Most people automatically renew their homeowner’s insurance if nothing has changed, but what if you could make changes to lower the cost of your Florida homeowner’s insurance, even if nothing has changed? While you may not have moved […]

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Downsizing Your Homeowners Insurance in Florida

Are you downsizing from a single family home to a condo? If so, among the many changes you are probably experiencing are paring down your belongings and deciding what level of condo insurance is best for you and your new, smaller home. There are several factors that will determine what level of coverage you need […]

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3 Maintenance Areas Homeowners Should Check to Avoid Property Damage Insurance Claims

It’s important to periodically check systems and parts of your house where failure can cause damage to your home and personal property.  3 areas we suggest you check for routine maintenance include: Roof/gutters – Check your roof for leaves, tree branches, twigs, wild animal waste and other debris that might get stuck in the roof […]

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Common Florida Condo Insurance Questions

If, like many senior citizens, you have considered spending mild winters in Florida and summers up north, you are most likely considering the ease of living that condos offer. Before purchasing a condo, make sure that you are aware of the insurance coverage differences as well as how you would have one of your residences […]

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