CBIZ INNKEEPERS INSURANCE BLOG

Insights and liability tips on how to protect your inn or bed & breakfast, giving you and your guests peace of mind.

Beating the Heat & Bug Bites at Your Inn

  • 7 June 2024
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Beating the Heat & Bug Bites at Your Inn

Taking precautions against sun exposure, heat and bug bites during the summer months is essential when there’s a chance of heat stroke and fatal allergic reactions.

Storm Safety | Safeguard Your Inn During Spring Storms

  • 10 April 2024
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Storm Safety | Safeguard Your Inn During Spring Storms

Spring is here, but don’t be fooled by the pretty flowers and chirping birds. This season can unleash some of the year’s most dangerous weather and wreak havoc on a business’s operations.

Essential Winter Safety Tips for Inn Shuttles & Vehicles

  • 3 January 2024
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Essential Winter Safety Tips for Inn Shuttles & Vehicles

Winter weather can be a force of nature that often requires extra precautions to ensure safety on the road. All drivers, whether taking the company vehicle out to run errands or picking up guests, should be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws their way.

Prevent Snowmelt Flooding From Happening at Your Inn

  • 5 December 2023
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Prevent Snowmelt Flooding From Happening at Your Inn

With winter in full swing and global warming in mind, temperatures will fluctuate throughout the season, causing snowmelt. The accumulating water from melting snow and ice can lead to clogged gutters, saturated foundation material and damaged drainpipes. Stay on top of protecting your inn from moisture damage with these simple tips.

Tornado Safety for B&Bs

  • 4 April 2023
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Tornado Safety for B&Bs

Tornadoes are natural disasters that can leave devastating impacts on affected homes and communities. That’s why it’s important to know exactly what to do before, during and after a tornado strikes in order for you and your guests to stay safe at your inn.

Don’t Let Your Inn Be Dampened by Mold

  • 30 March 2023
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Don’t Let Your Inn Be Dampened by Mold

Mold not only damages your property, but it can also cause serious health complications after long-term exposure. Not to mention, mold can slow your business down and even result in lawsuits. Use these prevention tips to keep mold out of your inn.

How To Properly De-Ice Your Inn

  • 12 December 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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How To Properly De-Ice Your Inn

Keeping outdoor walking surfaces clear of ice in the winter is a crucial practice at many inns. Not only does ice removal offer aesthetic benefits, but it can also help keep you, your coworkers and your guests protected from the risk of slips and trips on-site.

Protect Your Inn from Freezing Pipes

  • 8 December 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Protect Your Inn from Freezing Pipes

Frozen water pipes can be a major concern for inns during cooler months. Pipes that are exposed to extreme cold can burst when water expands; this includes outdoor hose bibs, water sprinkler lines and water supply pipes in basements, attics and garages. That’s why it’s essential that your bed and breakfast’s pipes are adequately protected when temperatures drop.

Going with The Snow — Tips to Winterize Your Inn

  • 16 November 2022
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Going with The Snow — Tips to Winterize Your Inn

Nature is unpredictable, so don’t wait to prepare your inn for the harshest season. Fortunately, simple inspections and improvements to your bed and breakfast property can prevent costly winter-related insurance claims.

Prepare Your Inn from Flooding With These Tips

  • 23 May 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Prepare Your Inn from Flooding With These Tips

Natural disasters can have severe impacts not only on your physical property, but they may also directly affect your business operations (including weeks without guests or rescheduling major events) and lengthy, costly repairs. It is an unfortunate fact that one in four businesses that shut down due to a natural disaster never reopen. 

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