Keep all roof, sidewalks and driveways clear of ice and snow

Frozen PipesPreventing frozen pipes:

  • Insulate pipes
  • Leave cupboards open to circulate warm air
  • When away from home for extended times:
    • Shut off water
    • Drain faucets and toilets
    • Have responsible person check residence

Frozen PipesProper maintenance of furnace and wood stoves:

  • Service furnace annually
  • Replace filter annually
  • Check for carbon monoxide
  • Clean chimney at least once a year, more if used often
  • Be sure of properly approved installation of wood stove
  • Be sure venting and chimney connections are properly done

In the event of a claim:

  • Stop further damage
  • Call SVIC to report
  • Get written estimate with breakdown for labor and repairs
  • Provide estimates to company
  • Claim representative will contact you, if any questions
  • Check will be sent upon settlement of claim

“Insure & Be Sure”