An unusually cold arctic airmass is moving through North Carolina this week. The Aberdeen, Pinehurst, Southern Pines area is under a wind chill advisory, while Boone is being affected by a winter storm warning with snow accumulation. We want to make sure you are prepared.
Many people don’t realize that lack of preparation could mean unwelcome damage to property and unexpected repair expenses. To help families, businesses and farms protect themselves against winter risks and enjoy the season, Trusted Choice® offers tips that can help you prepare for risks and hazards that may come during the winter months.
Ice and snow are the 5th leading cause of homeowners insurance claims. Also, according to the Insurance Information Institute, the average homeowners’ claim for water damage and freezing is a whopping $5,531. Follow these tips to protect your property from serious financial liability:
Prevent Ice Dams
An ice dam is a build-up of ice that blocks water drainage from the roof and the gutters ...
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