Federal Way, Tacoma, Seattle, Black Diamond, Puyallup and Surrounding Areas

Category: Home Insurance

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How many of us have earthquake coverage in Washington?

In Washington state what percent of homeowners have Washington earthquake coverage? According to the Washington State Insurance Commissioner only 11% of Homeowners have Washington earthquake insurance. Washington residents know we’re overdue for a large earthquake. So, the low participation percent is alarming to some, others not so much. At the risk of sounding like Capt.…
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Dog Bites

From one dog owner to another… Dog bites and other dog related injuries may cost you. Injuries from dog bites and other related injuries costs homeowner’s policies nearly $700 Million last year. They made up over one-third of all home insurance liability claims.   In a nutshell, that’s huge! Here are some simple things we can…
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My Mom’s Guide to Homeowners Coverage

Mom, this is for you. Your homeowners Coverage broken down. Insurance isn’t fun so why would you commit it to memory? I don’t expect you to know the ins-and-out of your policy. There’s peace of mind knowing we’re insured and don’t have to think about it. So,here are some generalizations about home insurance that you…
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Safeco Insurance Federal Way

Safeco Insurance Available Here

Haymaker Insurance now offers our customers more options with Safeco Insurance. Safeco Insurance quotes and polices are now even easier to obtain. Personal insurance shoppers in Federal Way and surrounding areas can now contact Haymaker Insurance for a quote. At Haymaker, we take great pride in providing outstanding service, expert advice and a variety of…
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How to Prevent my House From Being Robbed?

How to prepare and reduce the risk of being robbed. There’s no foolproof method of preventing home break-ins, however, having a strategy and a home coverage plan can help make your home unattractive to would-be thieves. Where should I mount my alarm control panel? With new installation it’s best to mount the control panel where…
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How To: Easy Home Insurance Quote

Getting a quick and easy home insurance quote doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, it’s actually pretty easy. Here are some simple tips that could help you make getting options as easy as possible. First, know that each insurance carrier my have different requirements; your agent  will work with you to answer questions to…
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Welcome Encompass

Welcome Encompass Insurance! Haymaker Insurance is pleased to announce we have added Encompass Insurance to our family of insurance carriers. Encompass gives us the ability to offer a complete solution from home, auto and umbrella coverage.  We’re proud to have them as a partner. The EncompassOne Policy offers one premium for both home and auto.…
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Earthquake Insurance 101

Living in Washington has its own perils when it comes to storms, weather and natural disasters.  We may never actual need to use our insurance but it’s good to know it’s there if we need it.  With that in mind, let’s look at what Earthquake Insurance is about. Earthquake Insurance Simply provides coverage if your…
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Insurance Terms: Earthquake

Earthquake Earthquake – property coverages for losses resulting from a sudden trembling or shaking of the earth, including that caused by volcanic eruption. Excluded are losses resulting from fire, explosion, flood or tidal wave following the covered event.

Federal Way based car, auto, home and umbrella Insurance agent defines Replacement Cost

Insurance Terms: Replacement Cost

Replacement Cost Replacement cost is the cost of replacing property without a reduction for depreciation due to normal wear and tear. Example: 10 years ago you paid $10,000 for a new roof on your home.  Suddenly a wind storm wipes out the majority of the shingles and leaves you needing a new roof.  With Replacement…
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