What to do After a Major Water Leak or Indoor Flood

In California we have been experiencing heavy rain over the past few months. We thought now would be a great time to remind people what to do in the event of an emergency water leak or flood. Follow these steps in the event of an emergency: 1. Stop the Water If water is coming from…

Before the wind blows, secure your trees and shrubs!

The heavy rains and winds so far this winter season have been extreme and have caused many trees fall and cause bad damage across the state of California. At Gene Morgan Insurance, we want your yard and home to stay great throughout the season.  Take a look at the following tips to ensure you keep…

Over the river and through the woods in California…

Millions of Americans will do some traveling this President’s Day weekend – the majority of it by car. Of course, winter weather creates a unique set of challenges on the roadways, whether you’re simply driving around in the Bay Area or headed to Lake Tahoe At Gene Morgan Insurance, we’d like to help you not…

Have some new jewelry in the house? Protect it!

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 gift. Not to mention romantic….

Ready for a power outage or emergency?

With our California winter storms well under way, it’s always a good idea to have an emergency kit handy in case of power outages or other issues — especially with the threat of stormy weather in fall and winter. See recommendations from the American Red Cross below. Emergency kit basics Water (one gallon per person,…

When Water Goes Where It Shouldn’t

Even a small leak can become a major problem, so knowing what you’re covered for and how to prevent water damage are equally important. The below tips should help uncover any potential water problems down the road and keep your property dry.  Check appliance hoses. Standard hoses are not as durable as they used to…

Open Enrollment Ends January 31st

Don’t delay enrollment for health insurance, the deadline ends on January 31st! Whether you need to sign up for the first time or are simply changing plans, get your applications in soon. The deadline for open enrollment is 1/31/17 for coverage beginning 3/01/17. If you need coverage to begin 2/01/17 you will need to get…

Blue Shield of California and Sutter Health have signed a new agreement

We are pleased to announce that Blue Shield and Sutter Health have signed a new 3-year agreement effective January 1, 2017. This means that Sutter Health hospitals and providers are part of Blue Shield’s statewide network. Blue Shield negotiates with providers with the goal of obtaining rates that help them keep healthcare coverage affordable. While…

Decorate Safely this Holiday Season!

We know that decorating for Christmas is fun and festive; but before you climb on the roof to string your lights, know that about 12,500 injuries occur every year due to Christmas lights and decorations. Along with injuries, Christmas decorations also cause millions of dollars in property damage during the holidays. Be safe when decorating…