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How to Secure Your Home Against an Earthquake

An earthquake can strike at any time. You could be enjoying dinner with your family, taking a shower, or commuting to work, and all of a sudden, the ground below you starts shaking. Earthquakes result from a sudden release of pressure along faults. In terms of magnitude, earthquakes range from below 2.0, which usually has little impact, to above 8, Read More

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Earthquake Series Part 3: How to Be Ready for an Earthquake Away from Home

Earthquakes are prevalent in many parts of the U.S. While scientists can identify fault zones, it is virtually impossible to predict when an earthquake might occur. Therefore, you should always stay prepared for an earthquake regardless of where you are. To this end, you should have an earthquake preparation kit in your car at all times, even when Read More

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Earthquake Series Part 2: Putting Together an Earthquake Kit

Many parts of the U.S. are “fault zones,” which means they are prone to serious earthquakes. This includes the Central United States and the West Coast. While large earthquakes are uncommon, small earthquakes can also be destructive and dangerous. To survive an earthquake, you need to prepare for it, which is why you need an earthquake kit. Here Read More

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Earthquake Series Part 1: Are You Ready for a Big Earthquake?

Earthquakes are unpredictable. However, being prepared for one can save you from significant loss of life and property. Here are a few ways in which you can protect yourself and your family from potential injuries in the event of an earthquake. 1. Strengthen Your Building Ensure your home and any building that you use are safe during earthquakes Read More

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Why Do I Need Separate Flood/Earthquake Insurance?

27February,2020
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Why Homeowners Should Consider Getting Additional Property Coverage   A number of disasters are covered by your homeowners insurance. However, every policy has its limits. Most standard homeowners insurance policies exclude flood and earthquake damage because they are considered mass-destruction events. Did you know that if you live in a flood Read More

Earthquake Safety Tips

Earthquake Safety Tips

15June,2016
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The next big one is bound to hit within the next decade; are you prepared for it? Impending doom is something not many people want to think about. As a result, a lot of us aren't prepared for when the inevitable happens. Earthquakes are one of those dangers. Tectonic plates slowly move across the surface of the Earth, about an inch every year. Read More

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