Hurricane Season Begins Today!

Hurricanes. Just the thought of them can make a person tremble in fear. Whether you’ve experienced a hurricane yourself or you’ve just heard about their destructive patterns, these bad boys know how to make their name heard. The technical definition of a hurricane is a tropical cyclone with maximum sustained winds of AT LEAST 74…

Do you have a plan? Prepare your family for a tornado.

While tornadoes can occur throughout the year, spring and early summer are peak months in most of the United States. Prepare to respond to a tornado by stocking your emergency kit, updating your family’s emergency communication plan and checking your insurance coverage. “Tornado alley” in the southern Plains states has a statistically higher tornado occurrence,…

Selecting the Right Fire Extinguisher

Fire extinguishers can be an effective tool, but only when you select the correct type for your needs; install them in the most effective locations; and learn the proper way to use them. This three-part series covers the basics of fire extinguishers. Read more about selecting the right Fire Extinguisher from The Cincinnati Insurance Group. …