Insights and tips on how to protect your inn or bed & breakfast, giving you and your guests peace of mind.
Building and construction projects are complicated with no shortage of things that can go wrong. Builders risk insurance, also sometimes referred to as course of construction insurance, is extremely important if your inn is under construction.
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.
To combat the risk of fire or inhalation of dangerous carbon monoxide (CO) gas, it’s important for you to make chimney care part of your inn’s maintenance plan. Performing simple safety practices and maintenance on your fireplace can help keep it in good condition, ensuring your guests and property stay safe.
Have you ever experienced a potential guest who sounded extremely interested in staying at your accommodation, asks a ton of questions and then disappears? You may have even reached out after the radio silence and still nothing. Simply put—you’ve been ghosted.
No hotel, inn, or bed and breakfast is immune to an attack. They all have something an attacker would want because you still accommodate a significant amount of people.
Preparing a delicious meal is seen as an act of love or a gift It’s an art form that many bed and breakfasts are known for. However, the other side of cooking — food preparation and safety, can be easily forgotten. Reduce the chances of your guests getting sick from food preparation.
Seemingly minor issues—such as stray cords, dust buildup or leaky faucets—can spiral into significant problems if left unnoticed. By conducting an annual safety audit, you can help keep your property safe and secure, reducing the risk of guest injuries, lawsuits, property damage and costly insurance claims.
Fireworks are a staple of the Fourth of July and many other celebrations, but remember to take precautions to ensure your Inn is safe and accident-free. Even mild fireworks—such as sparklers—can get hot enough to burn through clothing or ignite surrounding greenery, causing major problems.
While most businesses serve alcohol without incident, the harsh reality is that lawsuits related to liquor liability are filed each day. All it takes is a single liquor liability claim to put your entire business at risk. To help your Inn navigate the risks associated with serving alcohol, we’ve put together a few steps you can take to mitigate the risk of facing a costly lawsuit or insurance claim.
As the warmth of spring approaches, it’s easy to forget the damage that harsh winter weather may have done to your inn. A bit of spring maintenance now can prevent costly repair bills later and there is no better time to take a look around and see how best to beautify and protect your property from hazards. Review these tips for spring maintenance to avoid any unwelcome surprises.
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