Disaster Preparedness: There's an App for That
September is National Preparedness Month.
Now you can be prepared to protect your property from damage the next time a disaster strikes with a new iPhone® app from the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS).
The Your Plan app was developed by the I.I.I. and uses a set of resources and checklists from the IBHS to help you minimize property damage from severe weather and other disasters. Preparing yourself and your property against damage can minimize losses and make your homeowners insurance company very happy.
Start with preloaded checklists built into the Your Plan app to learn how to prepare for disasters and minimize property damage. Monitor events with local emergency information right from the app. Set due dates, add notes, track your progress—even create and share custom checklists with friends and family.
The app is free to download from the Apple® App Store and is an easy way to help make sure you're prepared in the event of a disaster.
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At R Hobbs Insurance Agency, we tell all our clients to take pictures or make a video of their personal items in order to give an adjuster a very good picture of the items in their home in case of a loss. It's a good idea to keep the proof of what's in your home away from home and have an online backup.
Illinois and Wisconsin residents, at R Hobbs Insurance Agency, we can work with you to make sure you've got the coverage you need, while at the same time using all possible credits and discounts to make that coverage affordable. Just give us a call at (847) 680-0888 or send us a note at email@example.com. We want to help you meet your goals, and make sure what's important to you is protected!