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Heavy Rain? Be on the Lookout for Heavy Damage

Jul 11 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 in many areas of the country, and they help keep... more

Kitchen Fire Safety

Jun 26 2017 When thinking of the cause of a kitchen fire, it is common to think of cooking. But not all kitchen fires start because of cooking hazards. Non-cooking related fires commonly involve refrigerators, freezers or dishwashers. The following tips can help prevent... more

Want a Safer Home? Consider these Inexpensive Fixes

Jun 16 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 you can handle to make your home safer – whether... more

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

Nov 14 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 safe while you're gone. A house left empty can be... more

It’s time to start winterizing your home and yard

Oct 2 2014 It will not be long before you feel the chill of winter approaching. Is your home ready? The good news is that winterizing your home does not have to be costly or time consuming. With a free afternoon and a little elbow grease, here are some simple steps you... more

Why do I need to do a Home Inventory?

Sep 29 2014 Let's try a little exercise: Can you list everything you own from memory? Didn't think so. The fact is most people own more things than they realize. It's easy to remember the cars, the computer, the TV. But what about that holiday china in the garage? Or... more

What is personal liability insurance for homeowners?

Aug 18 2014 As a homeowner, you're liable if someone is injured on your property. Luckily, some simple steps - and a dose of caution - can go a long way toward avoiding a liability claim. Here are some areas you'll want to pay close attention to: Your dog. More than a... more

Protect Your Most Cherished Possessions

Aug 11 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 them or simply because they're irreplaceable. While... more

Have a child in college? It's a great time for an insurance review

Jul 31 2014 Students who reside off-campus may not be fully covered under their family's homeowner's or renters insurance policies and should consider acquiring their own renters insurance coverage. And whether a student lives on-campus or off, he or she may need a stand-... more

Keep Water from Going Where it Shouldn't

May 7 2014 One of the most disheartening experiences is to find flooding or extreme water damage to your treasured home. At Cowart Insurance, we know you want to protect what's important. That's why we're offering these tips to help you prevent many of the most common... more

Home Security Tips

Mar 11 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 improvement or home security. And nowadays, there... more

Have some new Jewelry in the House? Protect it!

Feb 24 2014 Ah, Valentine's Day and love is in the air. Well, love and a few other things, such as chocolates, romantic dinners, candy hearts that say "Be Mine" - and, of course, jewelry. It's exciting to receive jewelry from a loved one - or to give it as a gift. Not to... more

How to protect your home from Freezing Pipes in Georgia

Jan 6 2014 Are you thinking what we are thinking? We live in south and it will be how cold tonight? The weather agencies are predicting record breaking cold tonight. Many are saying that we will see wind chill factors below zero. There are a few things that Southerners... 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 protect yourself and your family from its effects. In... 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 Georgia. Football brings with it a whole host of seasonal activities around Dacula, Braselton and Hoschton for... more

Disaster Planning - Inventory your important possessions

Sep 30 2013 In the event of severe damage to your home or business, having a current inventory of your possessions - including their make and model numbers - can help you get your insurance claim settled faster, verify losses for your income tax return and help you... more

Flood Insurance - What You Should Know

Aug 14 2013 You've probably heard this horror story before - someone loses a home due to a flood and learns after the fact that a standard Home Insurance policy in Georgia doesn't cover flood damage. At Cowart Insurance we want you to be educated about all of the risks... more

Keep your pets safe during the Fourth of July Fireworks

Jul 1 2013 For most of us, the Fourth of July is a time to enjoy the pyrotechnics that mark the holiday. But for our pets, fireworks are another story. Many pets can be traumatized by the noisy rockets and firecrackers so many of us enjoy. At Cowart Insurance, we... more

Summer Pool Safety Tips

Jun 25 2013 - Summer is a fun time to socialize with family and friends. For many, there is nothing that says summer quite like a pool party. If you have just installed a swimming pool, you will hopefully have updated your Metro Atlanta Georgia Homeowner Insurance... more

Summers mean backyard grilling - Safely!

Jun 18 2013 Just like hamburgers and hot dogs, a sizzling grill is a symbol of summer and grilling is not just about great food. Backyard barbecues often create treasured memories with friends and family. Keep in mind, however, that when you grill, you are literally... more

New Home Purchase - What are my options?

May 15 2013 You've selected your dream home and now it's time to get everything ready for closing. The next important decision is choosing your home insurance. Here are some things to consider as you evaluate your options. How much insurance do you need? The amount you... more

It's Time for Spring Cleaning!

Apr 2 2013 Spring is a time of new beginnings in Dacula, Buford, Suwanee and Hoschton, Georgia - and now is a great time to take on some cleaning and organization tasks around your home. If you're anything like many of us here at Cowart Insurance, some of these tasks... more

Lessons of Super Storm Sandy

Mar 28 2013 Our hearts go out to everyone dealing with the challenges and hardships of the after-math of Superstorm Sandy. Luckily, catastrophes like Sandy don't happen very often. When they do, the vivid lessons they offer help us understand just how devastating... more

Get Ready to Safely 'Spring Forward'

Mar 7 2013 Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 10, 2013, for most places in the United States, so don't forget to set your clock forward one hour. We here at Cowart Insurance want to remind you it's also a great time to improve your family's safety. Be safe in... more

Safeco Insurance 25th Anniversary Award

Feb 26 2013 Cowart Insurance Agency is proud to have been able to represent Safeco Insurance Company for 25 years. This week Lori Stewart, Territory Manager for Safeco, presented Keith Cowart with an award to commemorate his 25th year anniversary. Mr. Cowart received... more

Have some new jewelry in the house? Protect it!

Feb 14 2013 Ah, Valentine's Day is here, and love is in the air. Well, love and a few other things, such as chocolates, romantic dinners, candy hearts that say "Be Mine" - and, of course, jewelry. It's exciting to receive jewelry from a loved one - or to give it as a... more

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