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Fire Pit Safety Tips

It’s a great feeling to hang out with friends and family around a blazing fire in your backyard in Northwest Indiana — unless, of course, that fire blazes a little too much. While a fire pit can be a wonderful addition...

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Want a Safer Home? Consider these Inexpensive Fixes

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 you can...

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Insurance Tips for Flipping Houses

The TV shows make it look so easy. You buy an ugly house, fix it up in a week or two and then sell it for a whopping $100,000 profit. But as anyone who has ever tried it knows, house flipping is a lot harder than it...

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HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE MYTHS YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO BELIEVE

Your home is likely the biggest purchase you’ll ever make, so it only makes sense to protect your investment. And since homes are big things and big things are complicated, your homeowners policy can also be confusing....

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When you get a quote in 15 minutes, you can miss out on what really matters.

Finding Out What's Right For You Get a quote online, call now, get a quote in 15 minutes. Pretty appealing slogans, right?. But in the rush to give you numbers fast, many insurance companies are missing the point. At...

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Are you covered if a tree falls and hits your house?

With the weather we've had recently, you may have wondered...If a tree falls and hits my house, am I covered? The short answer is, yes. The coverage is quite straightforward: if a tree hits a home or other insured...

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

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 safe while...

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Protect Your Most Cherished Possessions

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 them or...

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Keep Water from Going Where it Shouldn't

One of the most disheartening experiences is to find flooding or extreme water damage to your treasured home. At Brown Insurance, we know you want to protect what's important. That's why we're offering these tips to...

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Home Security Tips

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 improvement...

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Protect Your Family From the "Silent Killer"

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 protect yourself...

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Make Football Season Fun and Safe

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

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Flood Insurance - What You Should Know

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 Brown Insurance we want you to be educated...

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Tornadoes Happen Every Year - Are You Prepared?

You don't have to be directly hit by a tornado in Indiana to experience damage. Taking some time to prepare could save you thousands of dollars and hours of clean-up. Know What Your Insurance Covers and How Much You...

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A Home Inventory Will Help You Know What You Own

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 Indiana, you may own much more...

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Spring is Coming!

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 covered with...

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