CIS Insurance Agency Blog

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Insurance

The Importance of Homeowner's Insurance

One of the things people rarely pay much attention to when they buy a property, is whether they have adequate dwelling hazard and liability insurance, otherwise known as homeowner’s insurance. Getting a policy is easy...

Read More


6 ways to make your home smart

Is your home as smart as it could be? Do you even want it to be? In this age of connected devices, it seems that everything that can be connected is being connected, including a few things that really have no business...

Read More


Why Today’s Homes Burn Faster

From building materials to furnishings, many of the things in your home likely aren’t as flame-resistant as those from yesteryear. A fire in a modern home is a “perfect storm,” according to safety consulting and...

Read More


What is Hazard Insurance? And Do You Need It?

Hazard insurance is a term sometimes used to describe risks covered by a homeowners insurance policy. Covered risks (or hazards) often include damage to your home caused by fire and smoke, theft and vandalism, among...

Read More


How to Lower Your Auto Insurance Bill

It’s easy to lower your insurance costs - especially if you have a great driving record, or don’t mind having higher deductibles. Who doesn’t want to pay less for car insurance? Billions of dollars are spent on ad...

Read More


Do You Need Umbrella Insurance?

One of the most certain things in life is uncertainty. Your dog could bite the neighbor’s kid. Your teen driver could hit a cyclist. A guest could fall down your stairs. A rainy morning commute on worn-out tires could...

Read More


Reduce your risk when burning leaves

Fall is here and with that comes LEAVES..... lots and lots of leaves. The sights and smells of falling leaves and bonfires can bring a smile to your face but be careful of those embers spreading to surrounding bushes...

Read More


Safe driving in foggy conditons

What is Fog and how do you drive in it? Fog is a cloud at ground surface level occurring most often in the morning or evening. When driving, use fog lights because they have a wide, flat beam which doesn't reflect back...

Read More


Three Ways a Pool May Affect Your Homeowners Insurance

That oh-so-covetable experience of taking a dip in your very own pool? Millions of American households enjoy it, at least when the weather’s nice. With the summer heat ratcheting up, you may be coming down with a...

Read More


Save Some Money: Follow These Simple Tips

Don't we all need to save some money? The problem is, we often do not know how to get started. Try these ideas: 1. Put a little away every week. Don't underestimate the power of saving $25 to $50 per week. If you pay...

Read More