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6 Mar

Beth Stanley Earns Prestigious Designation

Arthur Hall Insurance congratulates Beth Stanley, CISR Elite on earning the additional designation of Certified Personal Risk Manager (CPRM). Recognized as the leading designation for insurance and risk management professionals, the CPRM program is a unique, high level program supported by top carriers across the nation for the high net worth niche market....

26 Jan

Don’t Underestimate Your Worth

Every year during the holidays, many Americans receive gifts worth $1,000 or more or splurge on one for themselves or a household member. Whether or not they consider these high-value items' implications for their home insurance has been an open question – until now. Selective Insurance recently released the results of a research study it commissioned to find the answer to that very question. The research was conducted online by The Harris Poll a few days after Christmas among over 1,700 U.S. adults who have a homeowners or renters policy (defined as policyholders throughout). It g A little over half of policyholders (53%) received...

15 Nov

Give Your Chimney a Clean Sweep

Homeowners with a wood-burning fireplace or solid fuel stove or insert can protect your property and your family by having a qualified professional inspect and clean your chimney at least annually. Maintaining a chimney through an annual inspection and cleaning is critical, especially as winter approaches and temperatures drop. According to data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, fireplaces, chimneys and flues account for a significant number of home heating fires each year. The buildup of chimney deposits is a major factor in chimney fires. Creosote, a tarry residue caused by incomplete combustion of wood, can build up in chimneys and ignite a...

3 Nov

Fire Pit Safety: What You Need to Know

With the cooler weather coming, you might have visions of spending brisk evenings gathered around the fire pit with your family in the backyard. A fire pit is a great way to turn your yard into a second living room, allowing you to enjoy it year-round. However, you still want to keep some home fire safety tips in mind to make the most of your fire pit. Following these will help keep your family and visitors safe and warm while they're enjoying their s'mores around the fire. Here's what you need to know about fire pit safety. What to consider when choosing a...

15 Sep

Arthur Hall Insurance Plans Office Relocation

Thirty-two years ago, Arthur Hall Insurance moved from a modest office outside of the West Chester borough to the building we currently occupy. At that time, in 1990, we had five employees. Over the last 32 years, the team worked diligently to expand the enterprise and we are proud of what we accomplished, but we have outgrown our space! With 34 insurance professionals and plans to augment the current team, we are excited to announce that we are relocating our Pennsylvania office to accommodate our continued growth. Our new Pennsylvania location is in close proximity to our current office only in a...

12 Jul

Keeping Your Home Protected During Vacation

When you and your family are preparing to leave for a vacation, it’s easy to overlook basic home safety precautions. After all, there are a number of risks that could affect your home while you’re away—including fires, theft and flooding. In order to keep your property safe while you’re on vacation, consider the following guidance. Unplug small appliances and electronic devices. Stop the newspaper and mail. To do this online, visit the U.S. Postal Service’s website. Lock all windows and doors. Arrange to have your lawn mowed or snow shoveled while you’re away. Have a neighbor keep an eye on...

11 May

Christine Ruth Earns Designation

(West Chester, PA – May 2022) Arthur Hall Insurance congratulates Personal Lines Service Representative, Christine A. Ruth, on successfully completing the professional Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation. The CISR designation is recognized throughout the industry as a standard of achievement and ongoing professionalism. Certified Insurance Service Representatives are required to successfully complete five courses and examinations in the areas of personal and commercial insurance and agency operations. They must also commit to annual continuing education to update their designation and knowledge in order to serve their clients, agencies, and companies at the highest level. This achievement is the culmination of countless...

22 Mar

Spring Maintenance To-Do List

 How Did Your Home Hold Up? As the calendar turns to spring, it’s time to assess how your property weathered the winter. This is a good time to make a “to-do” list to prevent property maintenance and liability issues. Starting from the top: Roof – Have a roofer check for lifting, curling or missing shingles, or shingles that have suffered granular loss. Remove any debris or built-up moss that can reduce your roof’s life expectancy. Clean gutters of any leaves or debris. Siding and gutters – Repair any damaged or loose siding; replace any damaged gutters and fascia. Exterior paint – Warm weather is also a great opportunity...

9 Mar

Insurance can protect your pandemic renovations

Consider all factors when calculating replacement cost after home renovations. If you are like millions of other people, during the pandemic you have made improvements to your property. Whether you installed a pool, remodeled rooms or finished your basement, now is a good time to check in with your independent Arthur Hall Insurance agent to ensure your homeowner coverages are still adequate. The first thing to understand is how remodeling an existing space versus adding a space affects replacement cost. REMODELING You may think coverage needs to be increased by the amount it cost to renovate a space. But during renovations, existing materials already...