This week Enservio’s Dan Farrell will be exhibiting at the New England Museum Association’s 94th Annual Conference. The conference will be taking place November 7th through the 9th in Burlington, VT. Dan will be discussing the importance of learning how to accurately protect a collection in case of a loss.
The shoes can normally be found at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, which has agreed to loan Continue reading
First the East Coast gets hit with an earthquake, now Hurricane Irene is moving in. A recent article on WMBF News offers some simple steps that could help you get through the insurance claim process as quickly as possible if damage is caused by this storm.
I’m a realist – insurance is a huge part of my life because it literally is my job, but I know the average Joe isn’t examining his homeowners policy on a regular basis (not even I don’t do that). Once it’s selected, the policy is usually forgotten about unless there’s a claim. At that point, it’s a bit too late to re-evaluate your policy. Continue reading
I was recently flipping through the TV channels and I came across the show Hoarders on A&E. I was amazed by the amount of stuff one person can accumulate in their lifetime, and it made me think about the contents of my own home. While the majority of us probably don’t have as much stashed away as the families portrayed on Hoarders – there is most likely enough that it would be hard to think through exactly what you have. Continue reading
When it comes to contents, especially unique or hard-to-value items, it’s important to know what you have before there’s a problem. Otherwise, how can you insure it properly? If your estimate overvalues the item, you could be paying too much for insurance. On the other hand, if you undervalue it, you could risk a lack of coverage if the item is lost or damaged. Continue reading