Clarke & Sampson Blog

Wedding Insurance Is A No Brainer

Posted by Matt Stephens

Oct 29, 2015 10:37:00 AM

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Have A Spooky, Safe Halloween!

Posted by Matt Stephens

Oct 27, 2015 10:54:00 AM

Do you remember how much fun it was to get dressed up as your favorite action hero, cartoon character, or princess and go door to door for Halloween treats? Well, your children can now experience that same joy. Just as your parents did for you, now it's your turn to prevent Halloween accidents and injuries by supervising your children closely. here are some safety tips to help you out! 

 

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Still Don't Think You Need Flood Insurance? Think Again!

Posted by Matt Stephens

Oct 22, 2015 3:08:00 PM

This year the country witnessed a disastrous amount of rainfall that took place in South Carolina. As we viewed the news on our TVs, we were all very sympathetic and worried about the people and their given situation. With the extreme  amount of rainfall, combined with what was a tropical storm, then a hurricane, the state was hit hard with excessive flooding. As we watched, we were all subconsciously thinking the same thing "I'm glad this isn't happening to me". As happy as we were for not being in South Carolina's position,  it's foolish to think this same scenario will never happen to you!  
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Tenant Discrimination Liability Insurance

Posted by Matt Stephens

Oct 19, 2015 11:55:03 AM

Property owners and managers often assume they can avoid tenant discrimination lawsuits by simply avoiding discrimination behavior. Recent history has shown, however, that acting in good faith isn't always enough to prevent costly discrimination lawsuits. It's a lesson that many good-intentioned property owners and managers have unfortunately learned the hard way. 

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Homeowners Policies & What They Cover

Posted by Matt Stephens

Oct 15, 2015 8:41:30 AM

Homeowners coverage, basic form, broad form, special form, open perils, HO-3 vs HO-5, what do any of these things have to do with protecting your property and valuables? If you don't understand your insurance options, don't worry, Clarke &Sampson, Inc. is here to help you. 

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Flooding History and More In Alexandria

Posted by Matt Stephens

Oct 7, 2015 12:14:47 PM

Hurricanes threaten the east coast with torrential downpours, hurricane force winds, and large amounts of coastal flooding every year. During hurricane season everyone is at risk of a flood. Alexandria has seen, and will continue to see hurricanes bring unpredictable high waters to the area. 

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Community Shred Day! Saturday November 7th!

Posted by Matt Stephens

Oct 1, 2015 2:17:33 PM

Why Should You Shred Your Papers & Documents?

Because, every business and individual has information that requires secure disposal. At some point every business and person has to dispose of confidential information. Customer lists, confidential client information, credit card and sales receipts, personnel and paroll records all need to be kept secure. 

Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes. Even though we are in the cyber age and computer hacking is on also on the rise, most identity theft is obtained through hard copy paper sources! Shredding confidential documents significantly reduces that risk! 

 

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Preventing and Preparing for Flooding

Posted by Matt Stephens

Oct 1, 2015 1:19:27 PM

The primary reason your basement and home can flood during a rainstorm is due to poor or blocked drainage. To help you keep water from seeping into places it’s not wanted, Clarke & Sampson, Inc. offers the following precautionary measures you can take to protect your home and its belongings from flooding due to surface water.

 

 

 

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Insuring Your City Home

Posted by Matt Stephens

Sep 29, 2015 2:03:12 PM

For City Home owners, restoring the unique architectural features of brownstones, row houses, and town houses is a painstaking labor of love. Finding the right insurance for these multi-storied, historic masonry buildings, however, can be just as painstaking. 

Insuring city home requires an appreciation of their historical significance and an understanding of their contemporary value. But not all insurance companies - even those that claim to specialize in city homes - can offer...

 

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Insuring Valuables

Posted by Matt Stephens

Sep 28, 2015 2:54:00 PM

Why should I Insure my Valuables? 

Your valuables are important to you and insuring them is equally important to prevent serious loss in the event of damage or theft. 

The limited coverage provided in your homeoweners policy may not be sufficient to cover your valuables in the event of a loss. 

Whether it's a diamond ring or silverware set, we can help you insure the things you value most. Find out more about our affordable insurance options! 

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