CBIZ INNKEEPERS INSURANCE BLOG

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

Going with The Snow —Tips to Winterize Your Inn

  • 16 November 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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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.

Must Read Fireplace Safety Tips for Your Inn

  • 11 November 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Must Read Fireplace Safety Tips for Your Inn

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.

Reduce Your Chances of Getting Ghosted By Potential Guests

  • 24 October 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Reduce Your Chances of Getting Ghosted By Potential Guests

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.

Protecting Your Inn From A Ransomware Attack

  • 9 August 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Protecting Your Inn From A Ransomware Attack

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. 

Food Safety For Innkeepers

  • 19 July 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Food Safety For Innkeepers

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.

Bed & Breakfast Safety Audit

  • 12 July 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Bed & Breakfast Safety Audit

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.

Should You Allow Fireworks At Your Inn?

  • 22 June 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Should You Allow Fireworks At Your Inn?

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.

Don’t Let Your Inn Be on the Rocks

  • 6 June 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Don’t Let Your Inn Be on the Rocks

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.

Give Your Inn A Little Love: Spring Maintenance

  • 22 February 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Give Your Inn A Little Love: Spring Maintenance

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.

Getting Started With a Bed & Breakfast

  • 10 February 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Getting Started With a Bed & Breakfast

When starting a bed and breakfast, there are many things you have to consider. To help reduce the chance of headaches you may have when beginning this exciting venture, we’ve compiled our best tips for getting started on the right foot.

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