Understanding Opening Protection and Wind Mitigation

Does your Florida homeowners insurance policy mention opening protection? This section of your policy details whether or not your home is deemed to be properly protected in case of a severe weather event, and can also be subject to discounts if you’ve taken steps to mitigate risk. What is opening protection? Opening protection language in […] The post Understanding Opening Protection and Wind Mitigation appeared... Read Article

How Risk Mitigation Can Positively Affect Your Homeowners Insurance Premiums

The price Floridians pay for homeowners insurance varies depending on many different factors. Your home’s location, age and market value can all affect your premiums. So can your choice of insurance carrier, the amounts of your deductibles, and whether or not you carry supplemental policies (endorsements).  Insurers will also consider your credit score and home […] The post How Risk Mitigation Can Positively Affect Your... Read Article

Hurricane Season Prep 2019, Part 1: Outdoors

It’s almost hurricane season in Florida again, and it’s time to talk about hurricane prep. There’s a lot you can do to help prevent damage to your home and loss of property due to storms. This blog series from Olympus Insurance can help show you how and where to “batten down the hatches” before the […] The post Hurricane Season Prep 2019, Part 1: Outdoors... Read Article

How Much does it Cost to Install a Residential Pool in Florida?

Florida has a higher percentage of pools in relation to homes than any other state. In fact, two out of three homes in Coral Springs have a swimming pool for the highest percentage of pool owners for any city nationwide. If your home doesn’t have a watery retreat already, you may be wondering how much […] The post How Much does it Cost to Install... Read Article

Nine Safety Tips for Preventing Fires in Your Home

House fires can pose a significant danger to Florida homeowners, and fire damage can be difficult and costly to recover from. Fire is the third likeliest cause for a homeowners insurance claim, and fire damage claims average more than twice as much in costs as any other type of claim. Every 24 seconds, fire departments […] The post Nine Safety Tips for Preventing Fires in... Read Article