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Wildfires and Your Homeowners Insurance Policy

- Wildfires may not be as natural as you think. So, how does this affect your homeowners insurance? - Wildfires are often the main story for many news stations around the US. So much so, that we are inclined to...

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3 Home Maintenance Things You Shouldn’t Miss for Summer

- Prepare your home and make it look and feel great for entertaining with these three summer home maintenance tips. - Summer is the time of the year that most of us look forward to: summer school, backyard parties,...

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Preparing Your Home for Winter

As an insurance company, we encourage our customers to take preventative measures. These not only save you from hassles in the future. They may also eliminate costly insurance claims and even help to lower your...

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Keep Your Home Safe While You Travel

Are you going on vacation soon? Perhaps you’re going out of town for the holidays or plan to take a cruise in a warmer climate. Have a great time, but don’t forget the care and security of your home while you’re away. ...

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Home Security is Easier and Better Than Ever!

Think home security in Portland and Beaverton Oregon is still about bulky camera equipment and wires running all throughout your home? Think again. Today, things have changed quite a bit, and the playing field has been...

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Stop Wasting Energy and Money in Beaverton and Portland

Are you tired of high utility bills landing in your mailbox in Beaverton or Portland Oregon? Not sure how to lower those bills without turning your heat way down or taking cold showers? We at Fox Insurance Agency can...

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Spring Maintenance for Your Portland Oregon Home

When springtime rolls around in Portland and Beaverton Oregon, almost everyone thinks of cleaning. That's fine (we probably all need to do a little more of that, after all), but there's something even more important to...

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Shovel Snow Safely This Winter in Portland, Oregon and Elsewhere!

Winter is here, and with it comes many traditions and activities: Holiday celebrations with loved ones in Portland and Beaverton, skiing and snowboarding outings in the mountains, fireplace-lit living rooms, homemade...

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More Spring Cleaning Tips From Fox Insurance

Of course, because spring is a time for new beginnings, cleaning and organization around the house are very popular this time of year. If you're ready to tackle that monumental chore, read on for some helpful...

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Spring is Coming to Oregon and Washington!

With the days getting longer and the weather getting warmer, we here at Fox Insurance Agency are starting to think about spring. (Or at least hoping that springtime is coming, anyway.) And whether spring arrives on time,...

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A Home Inventory Will Help You Know What You Own

Why should I have a home inventory? Your furniture and appliances, clothing, sports or hobby equipment, and electronic goods are all regarded as personal property. Like many people in Oregon, you may own much more than...

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Being a Good Host at Your Super Bowl Party

Whether you're a 49ers fan hoping your team wins its sixth Lombardi Trophy or a Ravens fan eager for big brother John Harbaugh to put the beat-down on younger brother Jim, remember that a considerate Super Bowl party...

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Protect Your Family From the ‘Silent Killer’

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, invisible gas that results when certain fuels do not burn completely. And it can be deadly. That's why it's important to know how to prevent it, detect it, and protect yourself...

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Fireplace Safety

Fireplace Safety Having a fire crackling when it is cold outside can feel cozy and picturesque. While you are building a fire in your fireplace, you should be sure that you understand how to keep yourself and your home...

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Home Repairs to Make Before Winter

Home Repairs to Make Before Winter Before a family can sit down around the dining room table and enjoy the holiday seasons of winter they must first take care and make preparations to their home during the fall. Before...

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How can You Save Money and Energy in your Home

How can You Save Money and Energy in your Home Every month the utility bills come in. Electric, gas, and water. For a home or apartment with children or undisciplined roommates, the monthly utility bills can add up to a...

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5 Ways to Protect your Home from Natural Disasters

If you are a homeowner, then natural disasters which could damage your house are going to be a matter of concern. While there is no way to fully predict the future and what it will hold, you can prepare for the worst in...

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Make Sure Your Holidays Stay Happy … and Safe

You'll no doubt hear the phrase "Happy Holidays!" about a thousand times over the next month or two. Here at Fox Insurance Agency, we'd like to change that a little bit: "Happy - and Safe - Holidays!" While the holidays...

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Celebrate the Season of Light in Oregon Safely

Candles, lights and decorations are an essential part of the holiday season. Unfortunately, they also increase the risk of fire and injury. Each year fires occurring during the holiday season injure nearly 3,000...

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Smoke Detector Safety

Having properly functioning smoke detectors is essential to the safety of your home and family. Learn how to keep you and your family safe. Call Fox Insurance Agency for tips on how to save money on your home,...

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Is Your Oregon Home as Energy Efficient as it Could Be?

Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues here in Oregon and Washington, and they're not only annoying, they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher utility bills....

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Tips On Renting A Car For The Thanksgiving Holiday

It is estimated that over 42 million Americans will travel 50 or more miles away from home this Thanksgiving holiday. Since many of these travelers will be renting a car, it is important they understand car rental...

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Trees and Insurance: Tips on What Is and Is Not Covered

One of the most frequent questions we receive from consumers in Portland, Oregon and beyond is whether their insurance covers fallen trees. For tips on how to save money and get better protection on all your...

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Fire Safety Tips To Protect Your Family In Oregon

Each year house fires occur more frequently during the winter months due to holiday decorations, malfunctioning furnaces, and increased use of cooking appliances and fireplaces, according to the U.S. Fire Administration....

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“Tricks” For Making Your Halloween Party Safe

Scary Thought: You Could Be Liable if Guests Drink Too Much At Your Halloween Party! - Halloween can be a fun time of trick-or-treating, jack-o'-lanterns and costume parties, but it can also be a deadly time of...

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Halloween Safety Guide

For some great tips to make your Halloween safe and fun please visit the following website: http://www.halloween-safety.com For tips on keeping your home insurance safe and to get the best for all your insurance needs...

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Is Your Home Underinsured?

For many people, their home is their most valuable asset. Do you have enough home owner insurance coverage to completely rebuild your home in Portland, Beaverton, Lake Oswego or elsehwere? Have you recently talked with...

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Let’s keep our lawns and ourselves safe in Oregon

For many of our neighbors in Portland and Beaverton, summer means more than sunshine and vacations. It also means working in the yard often with tools that can be dangerous if not used properly. Each year about 400,000...

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Who to Contact in an Emergency Situation in Portland, Oregon and elsewhere!

If the unthinkable happens, we here at Fox Insurance Agency understand that your most valuable assets are more than just items on a balance sheet. We know that information is critical during a time of catastrophe. Sites...

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Lowering the Cost of Homeowners & Renters Insurance in Oregon

Who doesn't want to save money on homeowners insurance? For homeowners and renters in Portland and Beaverton - and elsewhere - you have options when it comes to lowering your home insurance costs. How You Can Lower Your...

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You Live on Shaky Ground. Are You Prepared in Portland, Oregon?

Believe it or not, every state in the U.S. has some degree of risk from earthquakes, including Oregon and Washington. If you live in an area susceptible to earthquakes, make sure you speak with Fox Insurance Agency in...

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Suggestions For Dealing With a Water Emergency

It's happened. There's water everywhere - in your walls, under your carpets and soaking into your belongings. Whether caused by a burst pipe, a broken water heater or flooding, there are things you can do immediately to...

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