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Hail Damage? Proceed With Care

Hail damage in Colorado was up in 2021 compared with 2020 and that means more insurance claims for repairing or replacing roofs. If you believe your home may have hail damage that warrants repair or replacement, you should proceed with care. For beginners, I recommend you contact my office for a referral to a qualified-roofer. [...]

By |2021-09-30T16:06:01-06:00September 30th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Hail Damage? Proceed With Care

Grilling May Not Be Allowed in Your Own Backyard!

You’ve just rented an apartment or bought a condo with a nice deck you consider perfect for grilling – until your landlord or HOA says you can’t. Your landlord or HOA is unfortunately right. And as difficult as it is to realize, you should be grateful they’re enforcing that rule. For many years, the International [...]

By |2021-08-23T14:12:21-06:00August 23rd, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Grilling May Not Be Allowed in Your Own Backyard!

OEM Parts Versus Aftermarket Parts for Repairs: A Simple Solution

Your car’s involved in an accident, and as long as you have collision coverage, the damage is likely covered by insurance. What about the parts used for the repairs? Many vehicle owners insist on OEM (original equipment manufacturer) parts from the auto’s manufacturer for any replacement parts. But in Colorado, insurance companies aren’t required to [...]

By |2021-06-16T09:40:27-06:00June 16th, 2021|Auto Insurance, Blog|Comments Off on OEM Parts Versus Aftermarket Parts for Repairs: A Simple Solution

Tuesday Insurance Tip – Lawsuits

Liability claim amounts have been increasing for years.  Watch daytime TV for an hour and you will probably see at least 5 different personal injury attorney advertisements. Our society has grown extremely litigious.  How is your insurance policy protecting you from having to hire a team of attorneys and avoid a large settlement?  Call about [...]

By |2021-06-01T14:41:12-06:00June 1st, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Tuesday Insurance Tip – Lawsuits

What Determines Wildfire Behavior?

By Daniel Hatlestad, Ken-Caryl Firewise Committee All of the homes within Ken-Caryl are within the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI), an area of increasing risk for wildfire. Multiple factors interact to determine the behavior of wildland fires. Fire behavior refers to the intensity at which a fire burns, the rate of spread and how it moves. [...]

By |2021-05-27T15:40:27-06:00May 27th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on What Determines Wildfire Behavior?

Tuesday Insurance Tips – Uninsured Motorist

There's a misunderstanding in Colorado about uninsured motorist and what it covers.  Many people think uninsured motorist is like a surcharge or tax to cover those without car insurance.  This couldn't be further from the truth.  Uninsured motorist bodily injury is coverage to pay your pain and suffering, lost wages and medical bills if you [...]

By |2021-05-25T21:04:02-06:00May 25th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Tuesday Insurance Tips – Uninsured Motorist

Matching Coverage Can Protect Your Property’s Value

A storm damages a section of your roof while leaving most of it intact. No problem, your insurance company will cover it. But the roofing company no longer manufactures the shingles you have in place. Your insurance company is required to repair the damage, but not to replace the entire roof since most of it’s [...]

By |2021-05-24T15:38:06-06:00May 24th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Matching Coverage Can Protect Your Property’s Value

Tuesday Insurance Tip – Floods

Home insurance is sometimes referred to as "fire insurance". Most policies covers many things, including theft, vandalism, hail, fire and sudden and unexpected release of water. A flood is not covered by your typical home insurance policy. A flood, as defined by FEMA, is a temporary condition where two or more acres of normally dry [...]

By |2021-05-21T11:57:47-06:00May 18th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Tuesday Insurance Tip – Floods

Make the most of a classic car show

As the weather warms, you’re likely to start seeing announcements for classic car shows along our Colorado Front Range. These automotive events are a great way to kick start your weekend or vacation. Classic car shows are held all across the country, from small rural towns to large metropolitan areas, and they draw classic car [...]

By |2021-05-13T15:36:32-06:00May 12th, 2021|Auto Insurance, Blog|Comments Off on Make the most of a classic car show