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May 12th, 2016 by McDonald Insurance Agency

April Showers Bring… May Storms?

Spring is known for its rapidly changing weather—and that can mean severe storms. Help get your home and family ready with these tips! Let it flow. Remove winter’s debris from your gutters, drains and downspouts so that heavy rains can flow freely off your roof. Be sure that downspouts are secure and that water is draining well away from your home and not toward your... Read Article

Taking a Home Inventory

A devastating house fire is something no one wants to think about, but a fire can take your home and all the memories inside. Taking a home inventory is an excellent way to expedite the claim process. Preparing a list of what you own before something happens is much easier than writing one after the claim happens. Most people are already going through a difficult... Read Article

Three Important Reasons to Have Renter’s Insurance

Did you know that if you rent, your landlord’s insurance will only cover the costs for damage to the building and not your personal items? Renters insurance is well worth the investment. Check out the three ways that renters insurance protects you – the renter. Coverage for your personal possessions It doesn’t seem likely that you could ever lose your “stuff”, but it can happen... Read Article

Information at Your Fingertips!

Are you a Nationwide customer? Now all members have the option to enroll in texting using their mobile phone. There is no longer need to have a paper and pen handy when you call the 1-800 numbers! These texting abilities put your claims and billing information in the palm of your hand.  Just text the word ENROLL to easily sign up for the text reminders!... Read Article

Preparing for Dangerously Cold Temperatures

Brrrr! Are you ready for these dropping temperatures? The forecast is predicting dangerously low temperatures for our area and with the cold weather comes issues with frozen and bursting pipes. Do you know how to prevent freezing pipes in your home? Here are steps you can take right now, so it is less likely to happen to you! Keep garage doors closed if there are... Read Article