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Insuring a Tiny House in Texas

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

The Tiny House Trend Most people have heard of the tiny house trend. But just how tiny are these homes? There’s no official definition, but most people consider a house less than 400 square feet as tiny. The average tiny house is only 186 square feet. This includes the living area, bathroom, kitchen and sleeping…Read More

Protecting Your Property for Storms in Lubbock

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Now that the year is almost over, it’s time to evaluate 2016’s storm season in Lubbock and the greater south plains. We interviewed Joel Mowery, Co-Owner of SERVPRO of Southwest Lubbock. Together with Ron Hettler, President of Hettler Insurance, we have two experts on protecting property and restoring what is lost after a disaster. The…Read More

The Spookiest Halloween Insurance Claims

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Halloween is known for bats, vampires, ghosts, witches, candy, and… insurance claims? These can be the spookiest of all. And Halloween is one of the biggest days for the kind of trickery that leads to insurance claims. Vandalism We’ve all heard that menacing cry, “Trick or treat!” Well, if the kids don’t get a treat,…Read More

How Will Climate Change Affect Insurance in Texas?

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

All Texans know that we live in the greatest state on earth. As such, we don’t like to be bothered by problems that divert us from advancing our business, socializing or just relaxing with some Friday night football. So it’s no wonder that many folks don’t want to face the frightening and highly inconvenient problem…Read More

Solar Powered Homeowners Insurance in Texas

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Solar Installations Are Growing, But Not Through the Roof Solar energy has become increasingly popular across the US. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, solar panel installation increased 16 percent from 2014 to 2015. More impressive, for the first time, solar overtook natural gas in new installations. Texans are embracing solar power more and…Read More

Top 4 Insurance Risks for July 4th

Friday, July 1st, 2016

And Several Texas Sized Claims That Recently Happened The Fourth of July can be an exciting time to celebrate our nation’s history. On Monday, many of us will get off work and celebrate with friends and family – grilling burgers and brats, hosting parties, and lighting fireworks. Unfortunately, this holiday can also be dangerous and…Read More

Small vs. Large Insurance Carriers

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, allow us to use this analogy to describe small vs. large insurance carriers. No one wants a small turkey for their family, you want quality meat at an affordable price that can feed everyone. Same with insurance, a policy that is affordable and provides adequate coverage should be the goal…Read More

Why Home-Sharing May Not Be Insured By Your Policy…

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Travelers using Airbnb and HomeAway look to fully immerse themselves in the culture of a city by sharing the home of a local host, while a host makes some extra cash by allowing a stranger to stay with them. As the popularity of a ‘sharing economy’ increases in our society, it’s important to be armed…Read More

Top Places To Propose In Lubbock

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

According to the Lubbock county clerk, “millions and millions” of marriages have been performed in Lubbock County since its incorporation in 1881. You can even find Buddy Holly’s marriage certificate in the hard copies on file at the courthouse. The mechanics of maintaining all of these hard copies, and of building digital databases is enormous….Read More

How Insurance Might Work in the Star Wars Universe

Monday, May 4th, 2015

May the 4th Be With You! Pop culture is rich with references to movies. Every school kid, to this day, recognizes the ominous interval warning of an imminent shark attack, thanks to “Jaws”. Among the many influential movies that have impacted our culture, “Star Wars” is the only one with its own date. May 4th…Read More

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