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Resources for Hurricane Preparedness

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While Atlantic hurricane season doesn’t begin until June 1, now is the time to get ready. Hylant has gathered resources to help you prepare your family, your home and your business.

Visit the Hylant Hurricane Resources Center

With all that has transpired this year already, we hope that the Atlantic will remain quiet. However, predictions are for an above-average number of hurricanes to form this season. Even as this blog is being posted, the first named tropical storm of the season (Arthur) is expected to form within days. We share this information not to frighten anyone, but to help you prepare and be in the best position possible to protect the people and things that mean the most to you.

Review Your Insurance Coverage

Part of preparedness is reviewing your insurance coverage. If you haven’t spoken with your broker or insurance provider within the last 12 months, consider doing so now.

Be aware that losses due to flooding are not included in most homeowners and commercial property insurance policies. Flood coverage must be purchased separately and generally does not take effect for 30 days. Learn more here.

Know Who to Contact for Help

Hurricane season preparations should include gathering and storing important information where it can’t be destroyed and where you can access it when needed. This information should include your insurance policy(ies) as well as contact information for your broker or insurance carrier(s).

You can find contact information for all Hylant offices here. Carrier phone numbers are listed below:

AIG: 888-760-9195
Chubb: 800-252-4670
Cincinnati: 877-242-2544
CNA: 877-262-2727
Hanover: 800-628-0250
Hartford: 800-243-5860
Liberty Mutual: 844-325-2467
Philadelphia: 800-765-9749
PURE: 888-813-7873
Selective: 866-455-9969
Travelers: 800-238-6225

In addition to helping you file a claim, Hylant and your insurance carrier also can recommend contractors, should you need help restoring a building after a storm.

Be prepared. Be safe.

The above information does not constitute advice. Always contact your insurance broker or trusted adviser for insurance-related questions.