Dawson Insurance Blog

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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Heavy Rain Can Lead to Heavy Damage

One of our auto/home insurance companies, Safeco, recently published a good blog article on things to watch when you get heavy rains. Heavy Rain? Be on the Lookout for Heavy Damage Your home protects you from the elements, but heavy rains can weaken that protection....

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Memorial Day is a Day to Remember

Dawson Insurance wishes everyone a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend, Whether you're attending the Car Show, or joining family and friends in picnics and parties, we also encourage you to take a moment to reflect on true meaning of Memorial Day. Originally known as...

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Term Life Insurance

Term life insurance is the simplest, and easiest form of life insurance. While there are plenty of reasons to explore whole life, variable life or universal life policies, sometimes a term life policy is the best choice. Term life is bought for a particular length of...

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Wildfire Protection

As the hot, dry months of summer approach, we wanted to share some information we found that can help you protect your property from wildfires. The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety has compiled a comprehensive guide on some simple (and a few not so...

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Insurance for New Businesses

When starting a new business, insurance is often the last thing on your mind, but it's important that you budget and plan for your business' insurance needs. Here's some common coverages you may want to call us to find out about: General Liability Insurance This...

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Home Spring Cleaning Tips To Prevent Claims

Amazingly, it's already officially spring and a lot of people are thinking about doing their annual spring cleaning. We wanted to share a few things that you can add to your list that might help prevent insurance claims: 1.) Clean your gutters and downspouts - Water...

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