Weather Preparation

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View our Hurricane Michael Response

by Brooke Gold Hasson | Apr 29, 2019 See how People's Trust Insurance and Rapid Response Team helped policyholders recover following the devastation caused throughout Florida by Hurricane Michael. We prepare every single day of the year so that we're ready when disaster strikes. Having People's...

Top Locations Overdue for Natural Disaster – A Survival Guide

by Guylaine Cadorette | Dec 28, 2020 When an area hasn’t experienced a natural disaster in a while, it’s sometimes referred to as being “overdue” for a major event. However, this term is sometimes overused or misused when it comes to natural disasters related to geological or climate events. Being...

How Prepared Are You for The 2018 Hurricane Season?

by PTI Marketing | May 04, 2018 The National Hurricane center is making changes for the upcoming hurricane season that serve to better inform you when a potential storms threatens. Better information allows you to better prepare! Hurricanes originate in the Atlantic basin, which includes the...

Follow These Lightning Prevention Tips for a Safe Florida Summer

by PTI Marketing | Jun 28, 2018 Living in Florida, we’re no strangers to the summer storms we incur each year that bring some of the worst lightning. While it may not seem much of a concern, lightning is a real risk—in fact, you're more likely to get struck by lightning than attacked by a shark!...

Wildfires in Florida? Here’s How to Defend Your Home

Wildfires in Florida? Here’s How to Defend Your Home by Brooke Gold Hasson | Nov 22, 2016 Many homeowners move to Florida for the sunshine, the nature and the warm climate. But what many Floridians don’t know is that these features are also ideal conditions for wildfire, and Florida experiences on...

Are You Prepared for These 4 Damaging Parts of a Hurricane?

by Brooke Gold Hasson | May 13, 2016 Hurricanes have often been called "The Greatest Storms on Earth." These powerful storms can travel across water and land, wreaking havoc on neighborhoods in their path.In addition to having an evacuation plan in place, you should also be familiar with...

Extending Your Phone’s Battery Life During a Power Outage

by PTI Marketing | May 13, 2016 Whether it’s letting family and friends know you’re okay or contacting your insurance company to report damage to your home, your smartphone is an important device that can keep you connected during a major storm. But what happens when the power goes out and you...

Expert Tips for Staying Safe During a Lightning Storm

by Brooke Gold Hasson | Jun 23, 2016 Florida is often called the lightning capital of America. Small wonder why! Florida averages 1.4 million cloud-to-ground lightning strikes every year and topped nearly $74 million in lightning-related home insurance claims in 2014.In recognition of Lightning...

9 Essential Summer Pool Safety Tips for Florida Homeowners

by Brooke Gold Hasson | Jul 12, 2016 Ahhh… There’s no better way to spend a hot Florida summer day than lounging around poolside. While backyard pools are certainly lots of fun, they do present some risks – almost half of all pool-related injuries occur at residential pools.To help ensure that...