Dawson Insurance Blog

Renters Insurance

If you own your home and have it financed, you are required to carry homeowners insurance. If you rent, however, there typically isn't anyone requiring you to carry insurance. According to the Insurance Information Institute, less than half (41%) of...

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10 Things to Do if You Are in an Auto Accident

We hope you never need these, but if you're ever in an auto accident, here's 10 things to do immediately. Stop your vehicle and move it to a safe location. The law requires you to stop at the accident scene. Check all parties for injuries and call for medical...

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Tips for Preparing Your Home for Winter

Fall has arrived and there are a few simple things you can do now to maintain your home that will help prevent winter insurance claims. Some ideas you might want to consider: Have your furnace cleaned and inspected by a qualified technician. Keep flammable materials,...

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Safety Tips for Halloween

Safe Kids Worldwide has put together an excellent list of Halloween safety tips that we wanted to share and encourage you to review them with your children. HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS Walk Safely Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and...

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Avoid Buying Flood Damaged Autos

The floods that came with the recent hurricanes means the used car market may be "flooded" with vehicles that sustained water damage. The following article from our partner, Guide One Insurance, will help you stay away from damaged vehicles. Avoid Buying...

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Business Life Insurance

Most people think of life insurance as a "personal" insurance purchase, but life insurance has many uses in businesses as well. Some of the most common uses are: 1.) Employee Benefit - It's common these days for a compensation package to include some level...

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Blue Ridge Eclipse

Total solar eclipses are rare, and ones that are view-able in the continental United States are even rarer. We're fortunate that the Blue Ridge Mountains area will be in the path to view a total eclipse on August 21, 2017 at around 2:30pm. We've gathered...

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General Business Liability Insurance

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: if you’re starting a business you’re going to need general liability insurance. But what does that mean? What protection does it afford?  How do you determine your coverage needs?  How does it...

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Summer Grilling Safety Tips

Don't Let Your BBQ Go Up in Flames! Firing up a new grill this season? Faulty connections, gas leaks, and even curious family pets can make your cook-off memorable for all the wrong reasons. Keep your summer barbecue safe by following these tips for gas and charcoal...

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Refer a Friend

Refer Your Friends and Family. Donate to a Worthy Cause. Get a Chance to Win. Dawson Insurance Referral Program The way it works is simple. You refer your family and friends to us. For every policy they let us quote, we’ll donate $10 to charity (up to $1,500!) and...

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