Tag: Renters Insurance

What Does My Renters Insurance Cover?

If you are renting a home or apartment, it is important to have renters insurance. Although there is no legal requirement that you carry renters insurance, it may be required by your landlord under the terms of your lease. It helps protect both you and your landlord by ensuring that, if something happens on the premises, either the landlord’s insurance or your renters insurance will...

Planning Tips For The Perfect Holiday Season

For those of us who love family get-togethers, parties, and events, this is a favorite time of year. Get started on your planning early so you have a safe and special holiday. We have gathered together some great planning tips that will help you make your holiday fun and safe. Holiday Decorating Making your home festive is a lot of fun, but there are some...

3 Reasons To Have Renters Insurance

Are you a renter? If so, keep in mind that you have a big financial investment in all of your possessions. If you were forced to pay to replace what you have, it would probably cost you tens of thousands of dollars, maybe even more. There are three major reasons you want to have renters insurance: You Can Replace What You Lost. You may think...

Protect Yourself With Renters Insurance

Do you own many valuable items inside your rental property? These items may include your furniture, clothing, TV, computers, digital devices, kitchenware, and countless other items that are costly to replace should there be a fire, break-in, or other disaster. You can protect your personal belongings with renters insurance for a house, condo, or apartment. There are a range of different plans available, each with...

Chimney check-up

Tim McElhinny, CIC, LUTCF Partner, McElhinny Insurance Agency LLC tim@mcelhinny.com 412.650.5700 An annual chimney inspection keeps your hearth in good working order. By: Abby Badach The fireplace may be a happy spot for the family to gather ‘round. But did you know that fireplaces and chimneys caused 27,200 residential fires in the United States in 2008—and that those blazes caused $147.6 million in property damage...