Millions of our family, friends and neighbors have been impacted by these terrible storms. Our communities won’t be rebuilt overnight, but they will recover.

Helping Those Affected by Recent Hurricanes

For those who have been impacted by recent hurricanes, we want you to know Colonial is here to help. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are among the worst flooding disasters in U.S. History. Millions of our family, friends and neighbors ...
There are numerous ways to get a money-smart energy-efficiency update, with many of them being just day- or weekend-long renovation projects.

Energy- and Money-Saving Home Improvement Projects

Energy costs are a huge expense for home dwellers these days, so people are always looking for various ways to be more energy-efficient within the home while also not draining their bank accounts. There are numerous ways to get ...
Although homeowners insurance can differ depending on the coverage and region you live, below we have a list of the basics that are protected by your homeowners insurance policy.

What Does My Homeowners Insurance Cover?

Homeowners insurance is one of those things that you probably don’t look forward to paying. That’s because it’s not something you can pay for only when you need it. Unfortunately, homeowners insurance doesn’t work that ...
A healthy home is the key to a healthy homeowner, and the best way to maintain a healthy environment in your own home is to keep it clean.

How to Prevent Mold in Your Home

A healthy home is the key to a healthy homeowner, and the best way to maintain a healthy environment in your own home is to keep it clean. However, there are some areas of your house where a potential health risk could develop ...
So, for instance, if your laptop is stolen, you’re covered. If a pipe bursts and damages your furniture, you’re covered. If a window breaks during a rowdy party, you’re covered.

Do You Need Renters Insurance While in College?

If you or your child are currently attending college, it can be a good idea to look into purchasing renters insurance, which protects a person’s belongings in the unfortunate event of theft, fire, vandalism or water damage. So, ...
If your home were destroyed, would your insurance policy cover all of the damage?

Making Sure You Have Enough Home Insurance Coverage

If your home were destroyed, would your insurance policy cover all of the damage? A 2013 survey by Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, a Los Angeles-based building cost information firm, found that 60 percent of America’s homes are ...
Homeowners insurance providers aren’t tricking you into signing onto coverage that lacks something you may eventually need. Here are some loopholes to look out.

Watch Out for These Home Insurance Gaps

The insurance industry is a business. Understandably, policies can’t include everything or else selling them wouldn’t make the industry any money. On the other hand, the providers of homeowners insurance aren’t out to get ...
While you reflect on the previous year and look forward to a fresh start, it may be a good time to evaluate the coverages that protect the things that matter most.

Insurance Overview

As 2016 comes to a close, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year. We look at the things we accomplished, the memories we’ve made and, of course, all the ways we hope to improve. The majority of the improvements that tend ...
Whether you are shopping for homeowners insurance, or you think it’s time to re-examine your current coverage, take a look at these five things to know about homeowners insurance.

Five Things to Know About Homeowners Insurance

When purchasing a new home, potential homeowners might find themselves overlooking the importance of homeowner’s insurance. Things like prequalifying for a mortgage loan, savings for a down payment, estimating closing costs ...
If you’ve recently purchased or refinanced your home, you have probably started to receive numerous letters in the mail telling you about Mortgage Protection Insurance (MPI). MPI is a life insurance policy that is designed to pay off your mortgage in the event of a death, disability or inability to work.

Mortgage Protection Insurance

If you’ve recently purchased or refinanced your home, you have probably started to receive numerous letters in the mail telling you about Mortgage Protection Insurance (MPI). MPI is a life insurance policy that is designed to ...