Who You Gonna Call? Your Insurance Agent!

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This winter, the hits just keep on coming. Even when it's not snowing, the toll the blizzards have taken on the region just keeps rising.

Layers of snow has caused more than 120 roofs to collapse — that includes the roof on a wing of the Old South Union Church in Weymouth.

In Boston, a snow-covered chimney fell on a parked car.

And less dramatic, but still a cause for concern, are leaky roofs that may get worse as the weather gets warmer.

When winter takes its toll on your property — who are you going to call? Your insurance agent.


Tom Skelly, vice president of sales and operations for Deland, Gibson Insurance and the former chair of the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents.


Radio Boston: How To Protect Your House From Snow

  • "With no end in sight for snow and frigid temperatures, it’s not just Bostonians’ moods showing wear and tear."

The Boston Globe: This Winter Proves To Be Busy Season For Adjusters

  • "Bob Silvia pulled into the driveway of a wood-shingled Melrose home last week, and his eyes immediately darted toward the roof. He noted the barn-like slope, the snow pooled in the center, and finally the lip, swollen with ice, all the obvious signs of a bruising winter."

This segment aired on February 25, 2015.


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