Blog Posts For Homeowners and Renters Insurance

Floods Can Happen Anywhere. Do You Have Flood Insurance?

Even if you live in an area that has never experienced a flood before, flooding can still damage your home. While floods are usually caused by major events like hurricanes or overtopped levees, they can also be caused by outdated or clogged drainage systems and rapid accumulation of

Shop Safely This Christmas

The National Crime Prevention Council has put together a list of holiday shopping safety tips. Keep them in mind when shopping in stores or online this Christmas. Do not buy more than you can carry. Save receipts from store purchases and print all receipts for online purchases. Don’t take

Keep Your Home and Family Safe from Break-ins, Vandalism and More at Halloween

It is time to prepare your home for next week’s barrage of tiny visitors in scary costumes. And it is an ideal time to make sure that you have taken appropriate security precautions to help avoid break-ins and vandalism. Halloween Home Security Tips Keep the lights on inside and outside your

Tornado Shelters Provide a Different Kind of Home Insurance: Your Safety

#A deadly tornado outbreak killed more than 320 people in the Southeast in April 2013, with another particularly deadly storm in May 2013 killing 24 in Moore, Oklahoma. Many wondered why so many homes in tornado alley lacked basements or sufficient storm shelters.Unfortunately, the rocky soil and

Twisted Terror: Protecting Your Family in a Tornado

Spring is a beautiful time of year, but for Northern Louisiana, it can quickly turn deadly. The change of seasons often brings violent storms and even tornadoes to our community. At McInnis Insurance, we believe that there's no better time to prepare for tornadoes than right now. Here are a few ways

4 Steps to Prepare for Floods

Floods can occur anywhere, at any time, but standard homeowners insurance policies don't cover the high costs associated with flood damage. Therefore, it is important for you to be prepared. Here are four important steps you can take to prepare your home and your finances for rising waters:Know Your