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Posted on 05/03/2019

Spring is here and what better time to tackle the job of checking your car for any winter weather damage.

Here’s a few tips to help you make your car look like new and running in tip-top shape:

  • Remove all dirt and grim both interior and exterior.  It’s recommended you clean... more
Posted on 04/26/2019

Zurich has presented a series of innovative tools to help contractors prevent water damage on a construction site.

Water-sensing flow meters– costly water damage often occur on weekends.  Installing a flow meter onsite alerts an unusual flow of water.

Spill... more

Posted on 04/19/2019

On behalf of all of us at GCB Insurance, we wish you a Happy Easter.

Posted on 04/12/2019

Gardner’s Edge has been assisting homeowners and avid gardeners since 2005. Follow their spring checklist to ensure a healthy, lush lawn and garden this season!

Whip Your Yard & Garden Beds into Shape

Your yard has probably collected some fallen limbs, leaves,... more

Posted on 04/05/2019
Tags flooding

Flooding is a coast-to-coast threat to parts of the United States nearly every day of the year.  The National Weather Service has created a site to help keep you safe in a flood event.

If you know what to do before, during, and after a flood can increase your chances of survival and... more

Posted on 03/22/2019

Weather has a definite impact on your home.  March typically signifies the start of destructive spring weather patterns, such as hail, tornadoes, wind, and lightning according to HVAC Investigators.  Over $2 billion in damages have been paid out by insurers.

This March has seen... more

Posted on 03/15/2019
Tags chatbots

2019 is predicted to see an increase in the number of businesses using chat bots. 

Chatbots are personalizing customer experiences.  Successful chatbots will work to understand using machine learning over time to learn and understand the nuances of the user’s requests and improve the... more

Posted on 03/08/2019

Don’t forget that Daylight Savings Time kicks in on Sunday.  You need to move your clocks ahead an hour.  There goes an hour of sleep.  But, you can feel safer that children will be leaving for school in daylight rather than in the dark.

Posted on 03/01/2019

According to J.D. Power, the top rated overall vehicle dependability brands are:

10.  Kia

9.    Hyundai

8.    Audi

7.    BMW

6.    MINI

5.    Buick

4.    Chevrolet

3.    Toyota

2.    Porsche

1.    Lexus

The study... more

Posted on 02/22/2019

No matter where you live, water causes severe damage.  With winter thaw, flooding is more than possible. However, flood insurance is not part of your standard homeowners insurance.  

Most homeowners insurance will  cover water damage from a burst pipe, but not heavy rain, rising rivers,... more

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