Top 5 U.S. Counties & States Most at Risk for a Natural Disaster

  • 22 April 2024
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Top 5 U.S. Counties & States Most at Risk for a Natural Disaster

Geography and geology can determine if your home is at greater risk for hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes or flooding. It’s important to know if your property is located within the counties with the highest risk and determine the best coverage to meet the needs of an unforeseen natural disaster. 

Fire Prevention for Unoccupied Vacation Rental Properties

  • 14 March 2024
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Fire Prevention for Unoccupied Vacation Rental Properties

When properties are left vacant (completely empty) or unoccupied (all possessions are within the property and the property is still available to rent), especially for long periods, the risk of fire-related incidents increases.

A Hidden Threat: Radon in Your Vacation Rental

  • 16 January 2024
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A Hidden Threat: Radon in Your Vacation Rental

January is National Radon Action Month, reminding us of the importance of checking our properties for this silent threat. Consider the following information and guidance to help combat this often undetected danger.

How to Reduce the Chances of Snowmelt Flooding at Your Property

  • 12 December 2023
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How to Reduce the Chances of Snowmelt Flooding at Your Property

With winter in full swing and global warming in mind, temperatures will fluctuate throughout the season, causing snowmelt. The accumulating water from melting snow and ice can lead to clogged gutters, saturated foundation material and damaged drainpipes.

Identifying Your Vacation Rental’s Unique Property Risks

  • 18 October 2023
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Identifying Your Vacation Rental’s Unique Property Risks

Each dwelling tells a different story and can potentially hide dangerous elements. Assessing your property’s exposures and taking the appropriate precautions can go a long way toward protecting your business.

Prepping Your Rental Property for a Snow or Ice Storm

  • 10 January 2023
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Prepping Your Rental Property for a Snow or Ice Storm

The U.S. experiences some of the most extreme winter weather in the world, and property owners constantly have to protect their residence from blizzards and extreme cold. Among these risks, winter weather presents some of the most significant challenges—challenges that may even lead to substantial property damage.

What to Do When an Abominable Snowman Visits Your Short-term Rental

  • 19 December 2022
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What to Do When an Abominable Snowman Visits Your Short-term Rental

Imagine booking a guest with manners and characteristics of a gigantic-furred yeti. It’s exactly what claims professionals fear most. The abominable snowman creature aimlessly wanders about with no clear objective and little consideration for the care of your property.

Prepare Your Vacation Rental For The Cold With These 7 Steps

  • 29 November 2022
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Prepare Your Vacation Rental For The Cold With These 7 Steps

Nature is unpredictable, so don’t wait to prepare your vacation rental for the harshest season. Fortunately, simple inspections and improvements to your property can prevent costly winter-related insurance claims.

How to Protect Your Vacation Rental from Freezing Pipes

  • 28 November 2022
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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.

Fireplace Tips to Keep You From Getting Burned

  • 10 November 2022
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Fireplace Tips to Keep You From Getting Burned

To combat the risk of fire or inhalation of dangerous carbon monoxide (CO) gas, it’s important for you to make chimney care part of your home maintenance plan. Performing simple safety practices and maintenance on your vacation rental’s fireplace can help keep it in good condition, ensuring your guests and property stay safe.

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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.