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Why Today’s Homes Burn Faster

Dec 1 2017 From building materials to furnishings, many of the things in your home likely aren’t as flame-resistant as those from yesteryear. A fire in a modern home is a “perfect storm,” according to safety consulting... more

Heavy Rain? Be on the Lookout for Heavy Damage

Jul 7 2017 Your home protects you from the elements, but heavy rains can weaken that protection. With a little maintenance and a lot of vigilance, it’s not hard to stay safe and dry. Spring rainstorms are a fact of life... more

Want a Safer Home? Consider these Inexpensive Fixes

Jun 2 2017 Home improvement: It’s a never-ending process for many people, and for those of us who aren’t necessarily handy, it can be a hassle, too. But there are plenty of simple maintenance tasks and other improvements... more

Make Home Safety a Priority While You’re Away for the Holidays

Nov 7 2014 The holidays can be a great time to get out of town to visit family you rarely get to see, hit the slopes or flee to the beach. Regardless of how you spend your time away, you need to ensure your house stays... more

Protect Your Most Cherished Possessions

May 30 2014 If you're like most people, there are certain items you own that you can't imagine ever losing - possessions you deeply cherish or those that would be impossible to replace due to the cost of re-purchasing... more

Keep Water from Going Where it Shouldn't

May 2 2014 One of the most disheartening experiences is to find flooding or extreme water damage to your treasured home. At Mission Counties Insurance, we know you want to protect what's important. That's why we're... more

Home Security Tips

Mar 10 2014 Everyone wants to keep their home safe from burglars or intruders, but not everyone wants to have an alarm system installed. There are plenty of people who prefer the do-it-yourself route, whether it's home... more

Protect Your Family From the "Silent Killer"

Jan 3 2014 Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, invisible gas that results when certain fuels do not burn completely. And it can be deadly. That's why it's important to know how to prevent it, detect it, and... more

Make Football Season Fun and Safe

Nov 1 2013 Finally, we're welcoming fall, that eagerly anticipated season when we get to enjoy cooler temps, colorful leaves and, of course, football season in California. Football brings with it a whole host of seasonal... more

Flood Insurance - What You Should Know

Aug 1 2013 You've probably heard this horror story before - someone loses a home due to a flood and learns after the fact that standard homeowners insurance doesn't cover flood damage. At Mission Counties Insurance we... more

A Home Inventory Will Help You Know What You Own

Jun 1 2012 Why should I have a home inventory? - Your furniture and appliances, clothing, sports or hobby equipment, and electronic goods are all regarded as personal property. Like many people in California, you may own... more

Spring is Coming!

Mar 1 2012 With the days getting longer and the weather getting warmer, we're starting to think about spring. (Or at least hoping that springtime is coming, anyway.) And whether spring arrives on time, we've got you... more

Is Your Home Energy Efficient?

Dec 1 2011 Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues here in California, and they're not only annoying - they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher utility bills.... more

Make Sure Your Home is Ready for Winter

Nov 2 2011 Summer has ended, but there's no need to fret: Fall brings with it crisp, cool days, wonderful colors - and football season! It also brings with it a few maintenance tasks that Mission Counties Insurance... more

Disaster Preparedness, FEMA and More

Sep 2 2011 If the unthinkable happens, Mission Counties Insurance understands that your most valuable assets are more than just items on a balance sheet. That information is critical during a time of catastrophe. Sites... more

Determine Your Homeowners Insurance Needs

Nov 21 2010 What's the secret to selecting the right amount of insurance coverage? Simple - the more information you provide, the easier Mission Counties Insurance can create a homeowner policy that's right for you. ... more



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