News Releases in 'Homeowners Insurance' Category

A home alone is a target for troubles

Columbia, S.C. – June 30, 2010 – Is your home alone? If you leave your house for a long trip, or move out while the house is on the market, your insurance coverage needs swift attention.That’s because homeowners’ insurance companies have rules about how long a home can be unoccupied…

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Wildfire tests at IIBHS Research Center show danger from embers

Wildfire embers were on the attack in the latest test at the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety Research Center in Richburg, S.C. On March 24, a shower of deadly embers was sprayed at a house in the institute’s test chamber.The embers were created by burning mulch at 700…

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If your dog bites someone, you’ll be held responsible

Columbia, S.C. – March 17, 2011 – South Carolina is home to more than a million dogs, and some of them have made the news already this year for biting. Dog bites are dangerous and they account for more than one-third of all homeowners insurance liability claims, according to the…

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