January 2016 - Udell Family Insurance

Maintenance Tips for Your Stored Vehicle

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Vehicle Maintenance Westlake Village, CA

Following these tips will ensure all of your cars continue running their best.

Regular vehicle maintenance is part of the responsibility of owning a car. If you have a car that you rarely use, do you know what kind of maintenance it requires? Follow these vehicle maintenance tips to keep all of your cars in good condition.

Prepare your car – wash your car, both inside and out. A clean car will help to reduce the chance of damage to the paint and undercarriage of your vehicle. Fill up the gas tank and consider adding a fuel […]

Spoiled Food After a Power Outage? Now What?

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Power Outages & Insurance Coverage Westlake Village, CA

If your food goes bad after a power outage, your home insurance may pick up the bill.

Having the power go out in your house can be scary. It can also lead to big issues since large appliances in your house, such as your refrigerator aren’t getting the power they need. If all of your food goes bad in your fridge after a power outage, do you know who will be left picking up the bill?

If your refrigerator was in good working order before the power went out, you can most likely make a […]

How To Get Ready For El Nino Floods

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Damage & Flood Insurance Westlake Village, CA

Use these tips to ensure you know what to do during the next flood.

The heavy El Nino rains are expected to cause dangerous and destructive floods throughout Southern California this season. To ensure you are are prepared when the water starts rising, keep these flood prep tips in mind.

Before the flood hits:

Elevate your water heater, furnace, and other permanent fixtures above the flood level in your house.
Check your sump pumps and drains to ensure they are working properly.
Have sandbags on hand so that you can divert water away from […]

Are You Ready For The Next Earthquake?

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California Earthquake Insurance Westlake Village

All California homeowners should have an earthquake insurance policy.

California is known for many things – warm temperatures, sunny skies, and earthquakes. While every area of the country is vulnerable to earthquakes, California experiences more than other parts of the country.

Even with the high risk of experiencing an earthquake, many homeowners don’t have earthquake insurance. Don’t fall victim to one of these common reasons for not having coverage to ensure you are protected.

Your home survived past quakes. Each earthquake is different and can cause serious damage to structures that stood strong in past […]