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Is Your Home Vulnerable to These Severe Florida Weather Hazards?

Lightning … Floods … Tornadoes … Oh my! We’re sharing the following expert tips on how to defend against severe weather hazards that feast on vulnerable Florida homes, in recognition of Florida Severe Weather Awareness Week. Lightning With an average of 1.4 million cloud-to-ground lightning...

Protecting Your Florida Home Against Earth, Wind, and Fire (and More!)

Protecting Your Florida Home Against Earth, Wind, and Fire (and More!) Your home is your sanctuary. Your place of rest. Where you go to escape the stresses of day-to-day life. Unfortunately, there are numerous hazards that can cause serious damage to your home and result in hefty insurance claims....

Expert Tips to Prepare Your Home Before a Storm Strikes

Our affiliated Rapid Response Team, Florida's largest insurance restoration general contractor, is prepared to provide emergency repairs to our policyholders in the event that a major storm makes landfall in Florida. The Rapid Response Team’s restoration specialists help our policyholders get back...

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Having People's Trust Insurance and Rapid Response Team on your side when it's time to recover and rebuild will give you the peace of mind you deserve to face difficult times like this.

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...

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 Many homeowners move to Florida for the sunshine, 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 average the second-highest number of...

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

  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 hurricane-related hazards, especially if...

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...