How to Protect Your Vacation Rental from Freezing Pipes

  • 28 November 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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How to Protect Your Vacation Rental from Freezing Pipes

Water damage is one of the leading issues our policyholders report and some of the most expensive damages to repair. Water expands as it freezes and puts significant pressure on the metal or plastic pipes that hold it.

Fall Cleaning: Don’t Spook Your Guests with A Scary Property

  • 27 October 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Fall Cleaning: Don’t Spook Your Guests with A Scary Property

Nothing says fall like the sight of leaves on the ground, open windows throughout the property and the sweet smell of pumpkin spice! It’s a good time to prepare and deep clean your property for the cooler months. Don’t let the idea of cleaning for the season overwhelm you. Small actions now can help ensure everything goes smoothly for you and your renters.

How Inflation is Impacting Your Vacation Rental Business

  • 6 October 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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How Inflation is Impacting Your Vacation Rental Business

We thought we were heading into calmer waters after a significant reduction of COVID-19 cases. Now, news outlets are talking about inflation and the possibility of a recession. While we’ve already experienced inflation through gas prices and rent increases, here’s what vacation rental owners need to pay attention to.

Reviewing Your Vacation Rental Insurance Annually

  • 23 August 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Reviewing Your Vacation Rental Insurance Annually

It may be that time of year to renew your vacation rental policy or simply assess your current insurance situation. Even in the off-season, having a strong, comprehensive policy is key to keeping your business safe from the unforeseen.

What to Know About Insuring a Fixer-Upper Vacation Rental

  • 27 July 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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What to Know About Insuring a Fixer-Upper Vacation Rental

When undertaking a remodeling project, people often get caught up in the creative aspect and forget to review their insurance needs. Whether your budget is large or small, you’re adding not only value but also risk. To ensure your fixer-upper project goes smoothly and you have the coverage you need, here’s what you need to know.

Need to File a Vacation Rental Claim? Here’s How!

  • 30 June 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Need to File a Vacation Rental Claim? Here’s How!

Many people are distressed when they file a vacation rental insurance claim given that these claims typically follow a devastating event such as a home fire, disastrous weather or a guest injury. To help you file a claim with ease, we’ve compiled some useful information to make the best of this trying experience. 

Should You Allow Fireworks At Your Rental Property?

  • 6 June 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Should You Allow Fireworks At Your Rental Property?

Fireworks are a staple of the Fourth of July and many other celebrations, but remember to take precautions to ensure your rental property is safe and accident-free. To help answer the question, “Should I allow fireworks at my property?” we’re discussing the risks and alternatives to fireworks.

Summer Vacation Rental Property Safety Audit

  • 23 May 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Summer Vacation Rental Property Safety Audit

As a rental property owner, it’s crucial to take the time to routinely address potential safety risks on your property. After all, even seemingly minor household issues—such as stray cords, dust buildup or leaky faucets—can spiral into significant problems if left unnoticed. By conducting an annual safety audit, you can help keep your property safe and secure—reducing the risk of guest injuries, lawsuits, property damage and costly insurance claims.

Don’t Let Mold Dampen Your Vacation Rental Business

  • 9 May 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Don’t Let Mold Dampen Your Vacation Rental Business

No property owner wants to hear the dreaded words that they have mold. Once inside your rental property, mold needs a moist food source, such as lint, ceiling tiles or wallpaper to grow on. Mold not only damages your property, but it can also cause serious health complications after long-term exposure.

Prepare Your Rental Property from Flooding With These Tips

  • 21 April 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Prepare Your Rental Property from Flooding With These Tips

It only takes an inch or two of water to cause major damage to a home. Floods are one of the most common natural disasters in the United States. Even small streams, gullies, creeks, culverts, dry streambeds, or low-lying ground that appear harmless in dry weather can cause big problems when it floods.

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CBIZ Vacation Rental Insurance, a division of CBIZ Insurance Services,Inc., is the largest insurer of short-term vacation rental properties in the United States. As part of an $850 million New York Stock Exchange traded company (CBZ), we are the first broker to develop specific policy coverage to meet the needs for vacation rental properties and the amenities offered by these businesses. We have insured vacation rental properties since 2002.

The CBIZ Vacation Rental Insurance team knows insurance, specifically the risks and exposures related to short-term vacation rentals.We won't confuse you with technical "insurance speak" ~ our representatives are well versed in explaining your coverage in plain English. With hands-on, personal customer service, we guarantee swift communication and a 24/7 claims team that is ready to respond to your call any time of the day. As specialist in the industry, we leverage our knowledge and passion to ensure you and your business are adequately protected.