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November 25th, 2011 by Donald J. Medeiros Insurance Agency

Save Money and Energy by Winterizing Your Home

The winter months are upon us, bringing cold temperatures and adverse weather conditions. You may already be prepared for winter, and purchased a new pair of rain boots or a heavy coat, but have you thought about preparing your home? The rain, snow, and ice that are synonymous with winter can cause serious damage to your home, resulting in costly repairs. The unnecessary costs and... Read Article

Basic Guidelines for Purchasing Flood Insurance

Do you need flood insurance? Any home or business can be damaged by water incursions, even those located in a low to moderate flood risk area. If you have concerns about the possibility of flooding due to storm conditions, rising water, fast melting snow, mud, or other situation, putting flood insurance in place could, in the end, could save you thousands, tens of thousands, or... Read Article

Avoid a Headache When You Can’t Avoid What’s in the Road

In a majority of cases, hitting an animal while driving is unavoidable. As upsetting as this event can be, it is also capable of causing substantial damage to your vehicle, particularly if the animal is large. Deer related accidents are common in rural areas, with the average repair from these accidents exceeding $3,300. At Donald J. Medeiros Insurance Agency we recommend that our clients review... Read Article

How to Tell if Your Roof Needs Replacing

Roofs are one of the parts of the home that tend to cause homeowners the most headaches: how do you know if something is a simple fix or the sign of a serious problem? Many people are wary of calling in the professionals for an issue that seems small, but an unattended leak or structural issue can grow into a major threat to your home.... Read Article

How to Handle Being Hit While Parked

Hit and run accidents frequently occur while a vehicle is parked on the street, in a parking structure or at the local shopping mall. Often the guilty party does not leave contact information which leaves the vehicle owner with the problem of getting the damage repaired. To add to the burden, many people are unclear on what to do in this situation and are unsure... Read Article