Clarke & Sampson Blog

Flood Warning System - New Alexandria, Belle View, Huntington

Posted by Scott Jefferson

Jan 9, 2014 11:35:00 AM

Do you live in a low-lying area of Fairfax County? Perhaps you have family that does? We have good news to share that can help keep you and your loved ones safe. Fairfax County has launched a new emergency alert system to warn residents of flood threats.

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Topics: Flood Insurance, Flood Facts, Alexandria Flood, Hurricane Preparedness, Home Security, Alexandria VA

Insuring Your Wine Collection

Posted by Scott Jefferson

Dec 31, 2013 10:27:06 AM

Wine is a delicate investment. A simple a slip and fall could turn one of your most precious bottles into a puddle on the floor. When you consider some of the other threats to your collection (theft, fire, power outage, flooding, earthquake, etc.), it's apparent that there is a lot at stake.

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Topics: Personal Insurance, Alexandria VA, Wine Insurance

Understanding Home Replacement Cost

Posted by Scott Jefferson

Dec 12, 2013 8:18:00 AM

Whether you are purchasing coverage for the first time or reevaluating coverage that has been in place for years, every homeowner should understand what "replacement cost" means relative to homeowners insurance. To start, here is a simple definition:

The replacement cost of a home is the cost to rebuild that home exactly as it is now, in its current location, with like kind and quality of materials, in the event of a total loss.

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Topics: Personal Insurance, Historic Home, Alexandria VA