Beware Contractor Scams after Severe Weather

May 24, 2017

Summer is right around the corner, and with the warmer weather comes severe weather.  Severe weather can bring destruction, especially to property.  There are scammers out there targeting communities after destructive weather, at a time when they are most vulnerable and beginning to make repairs.

Homeowners and business owners in need of repairs due to storm-related destruction and damage should be aware of common contractor scams.  These deceitful scammers pose as legitimate contractors and will try to pressure you into making impulsive and often expensive decisions on property repairs.


Six Tips for a Safe & Fun Easter Egg Hunt

April 11, 2017

Easter is this weekend, and it?s coming up fast!  Are you planning an Easter egg hunt?  Whether your egg hunt is inside or outside, keep the fun going and the kids safe with these six safety tips:


Five Wildfire Prep Tips

March 23, 2017

2017 is gearing up to be a record-setting year for wildfires in the U.S.   According to the National Interagency Fire Center, 10,829 wildfires burned 2,062,012 acres throughout the U.S. so far this year.  The amount of acres burned this season is ?roughly 10 times the average and also the most acres burned as of mid-March since 2006? according to a National Interagency Fire Center spokeswoman, reported on USA Today.

These fires burn quickly and can be difficult to contain, leading to evacuations and devastating loss.  With the high probability that we will see more fires this year, take these steps provided by the Kansas Insurance Department to reduce the risk of home and property loss during continued wildfire activity: