Expiration Dates – not just for insurance policies

October 25, 2017

Blog, Chalk Talk

Insurance policies expire everyone knows that. But did you know your detectors expire too? Your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors expire and if even they are in working order it is recommended you replace them when they expire.   The carbon monoxide detector has a date printed on it. I took a...

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Replace Your Batteries!

October 25, 2017

Blog, Chalk Talk

You have heard this a million times but do you really do it? Fire safety experts recommend replacing the batteries in all your detectors (smoke and carbon) twice a year. Every month the detectors should be tested to verify they are in working order. Yes, I know that beeping is incredibly annoying. Wear some...

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Emergency Preparedness Information

September 8, 2017

Blog, Chalk Talk

While we continue to hope and pray that Hurricane Irma will take a hard right straight out to the Atlantic ocean it is clear we need to take steps to be prepared for our area to be affected by the storm(s). Here are 7 things we think you need to know.  Please...

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Do I Need Flood Insurance?

August 29, 2017

Blog, Chalk Talk

Before you can decide if you need flood insurance let’s start at the beginning by discussing exactly what it is.  You know from watching the television Texas is in the midst of a terrible flooding situation.  Seeing that horrible devastation makes people wonder if it can happen in Charlotte, NC....

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Safe Driving 101

March 20, 2017

Blog, Chalk Talk

In recent months, our office has seen an alarming number of accidents.  It is common knowledge the best way to prevent your auto insurance from rising is not to have an accident but did you know there are a number of things you can do to prevent both causing an...

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Best Sites for Photo Storage Backup

February 14, 2017

Blog, Chalk Talk

A lot of New Year’s Resolutions revolve around getting organized.  If you surf Pinterest you will see millions of ideas for getting your house, closet, car, basement, attic, kitchen, bath and just about anything else you can think of organized.  There are also countless Pins for getting your paperwork and...

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Are Your New Gifts Covered On Your Insurance?

January 12, 2017

Blog, Chalk Talk

What gifts did you and your family receive over the holiday season?  Such a busy time of the year that most people don’t stop and think the gift you just got may need some additional insurance.  There are 3 things you need to think about when you are considering additional...

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October is National Fire Safety Month Fire Prevention & Safety Tips

October 20, 2016

Blog, Chalk Talk

At ISU O’Connor Insurance Associates we know how important it is for your family to fully understand the magnitude of fire safety.  Below are 6 things for you to do this month to ensure you family stays safe! Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors – make sure you have at least...

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7 Home Insurance Coverage Differences You Need to Know Before You Have a Claim

August 4, 2016

Blog, Chalk Talk

Insuranceez?  That is what it sounds like to most people when you hear terms like HO3 and HE7/21. The terms refer to different home insurance policies available in North Carolina.  If you are like most people your home is the single biggest asset you will ever purchase.  You want to make sure you...

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No Matter What The Weather We Are Here To Service You: O’Connor Insurance’s Emergency Plan

July 28, 2016

Blog, Chalk Talk

This summer North Carolina has seen a fair number of thunderstorms complete with winds that have knocked out power in various parts of town. Our office has not be affected.  We wanted you to know our emergency plan if we should ever have an emergency that renders our office without power...

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