An Earthquake Insurance Reminder

| Earthquake Insurance.

A powerful earthquake rocked southern Alaska on December 30, 2018. The quake measured 7.0 magnitude and struck just north of the city of Anchorage, home to about 300,000 residents. As the most seismically active state in the US, Alaska was well prepared for a strong earthquake. Fortunately, it appears the damage to most buildings in… Read more »

Beware of Uninsured Contractors!

| Insurance Claims, Insurance education.

When looking for service providers to work on your home or other property, beware of uninsured contractors! One of our customers recently reported a rather scary situation that reinforces the need to hire only licensed, bonded, and insured contractors. An Injured Tree Trimmer A homeowner insurance customer had a young man knock on her front… Read more »

What does home insurance cover?

| Home Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Renters Insurance.

Home insurance is one of those policies most people buy and forget about it. It is often paid by a mortgage company and the frequency of claims is low, especially when compared to car insurance. However, home insurance is a complicated insurance policy that protects one of your largest assets. So, what exactly does home insurance cover?… Read more »

5 Preventable Homeowners Insurance Claims

| Condominium Insurance, Home Insurance, Insurance Claims, Renters Insurance.

Even with the best home, condo, or renters insurance filing a claim is never an enjoyable experience. At Safeguard Insurance our goal is to make sure your claim is handled fairly and promptly. However, we would rather avoid the entire process if possible. With that in mind, here are 5 preventable homeowners insurance claims and what… Read more »

Update Your Home Without Emptying Your Wallet

| Home Insurance, Homeowners Insurance.

Update Your Home Without Emptying Your Wallet  Quick, easy, inexpensive – whoever thought those adjectives could apply to home improvement projects in Las Vegas? But, they can! To spruce up your home on a budget, check out these five ideas for projects that yield maximum results with minimal effort and cost: Paint: All you need… Read more »

Claims Covered By Home Insurance

| Home Insurance, Insurance education, Uncategorized.

Homeowners insurance is a remarkably broad insurance policy that provides coverage for structures, contents, loss of use, and personal liability. Most policyholders understand that loss such as fire, wind, and water damage are typically covered. But, that is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg when it comes to claims that are potentially covered.  Here… Read more »

New home buyer tips

| Agency Customers, Home Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Insurance education.

Buying your first home, condo, or townhome can be an exciting moment. However, dealing with the paperwork to buy the home, obtain a loan, and secure home insurance can also be stressful.  Here are a few new home buyer tips to help the process go smoothly. Work with an experienced realtor. An experienced realtor will… Read more »

Loss Assessment Coverage

| Agency Customers, Condominium Insurance, Home Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Insurance Claims, Insurance education.

Nearly 25% of American homeowners live in some sort of managed community such as a homeowner association, condo association, or cooperative.  While there are certainly many benefits of living in a managed community, there are a few pitfalls to be aware of.  One of those pitfalls is the right of the association to assess the… Read more »

Three Ways to Protect Your Home Before You Leave on a Vacation

| Blog, Home Insurance, Home Safety Tips, Homeowners Insurance, Insurance Claims.

Ah, summer. A time where we enjoy the great outdoors and most often take our vacation for the year. Whether you’re traveling close to home on a short camping trip or headed off to Europe with the drones of other tourists, keeping your home safe while you’re away can be as simple as not doing… Read more »

Protect your Company with Las Vegas Business Insurance

| Business Insurance, Workers Compensation Rating.

Nevada has a well-deserved reputation for being a business friendly State.  Our relatively low tax structure and legal protections make us a haven for corporations located inside and outside of the State.   Just a few decades ago,  Las Vegas’s industry centered around gaming, tourism, and construction.  Today, our economy is much more diversified including tech and… Read more »