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Inside a WSRB Property Inspection

Finalizing a Protection Class Evaluation

The Wildland-Urban Interface: Wildfire Risk at Your Doorstep

Celebrate 2020 All Year Long with WSRB

What Property Insurance Professionals Need to Know about Soil Liquefaction

To Educate Customers about Earthquake Risk, Look Beyond Fault Lines

Inside a WSRB Visit to a Fire Department

What the Hardening Market Means for Agents and Underwriters

Commercial Buildings: Top 10 Risk Issues

How WSRB Determines the Protection Class for Each Property

BCEGS: How it Can Help You Make Better Underwriting Decisions

Preparing for a Protection Class Evaluation

The High Cost of Firefighting Equipment

To Get the Right Data, Start in the Right Place: Part 2

Have Your Say: AM Best’s Innovation Scoring Method Open for Comment

To Be Class Rated or Not To Be, Rule 85: Part 5 of Commercial Lines Rating Series

The Mystery of the Missing 13th Floor

To Get the Right Data, Start in the Right Place: Part 1

Preserve the Summer Fun: Prevent Rooftop Deck Fires

Smoke Alarms are Getting Smarter, Less Annoying

What is Covered and When to Use the Special Causes of Loss Form, Part 8 in the Commercial Lines Rating Series

Help Homeowners Prevent Water-Related Property Damage

If Fire Strikes, Make Every Second Count: Part 3

Keep Your Independence Day Safe

If Fire Strikes, Make Every Second Count: Part 2

Introducing 2 New Ways We Can Help You

If Fire Strikes, Make Every Second Count: Part 1

Preventing Fire With Fire

WSRB: Celebrating Another Year of Service and Innovation

Help Your Customers Protect Their Homes with Smart Devices

Busting Myths about Wildfire Risk in Western Washington

The Commercial Property Market Remains Hot, Making Now the Time to Understand Co-insurance

The Hidden Firefighting Crisis

Cryptic Insurance Language - Part 2

The Snow is Melting, But Hazards Remain

Protection Class Updates

Tornadoes in Washington, How Common Are They?

Escaping a Wildfire

Soft Stories and Earthquakes

Do You Know Your Earthquake Classifications?

Creating Raving Customers (A Zappos Case Study)

On Demand Insurance: Why Niche Players Shouldn't Be Ignored

Soil Liquefaction for Insurance Underwriting

Quakes, Volcanoes and Your Risks in the Ring of Fire

Vacancy, Foreclosure and Property Risk: A Chilling Reminder

Fire, a Painfully Expensive Peril

RCP Codes Demystified

WSRB & AAF: Putting Heat on Arson Prevention

Embers, Wind and Fire: A Dangerous Mix

BCEGS, Because Rules are There for a Reason

Home, Sprinklered Home

More Floors but No Greater Risk

Why Sprinkler Systems Fail

Maximizing the Benefits of the Advanced Risk Search

The Dangers of Hot Work

Quick Hit PropertyEDGE Training Videos – Now Available

How to Read a WSRB Loss Cost Publication

Cryptic Insurance Words

When Fire Strikes, Remain CALM

WSRB – Then and Now

Mezzanine vs. Floor — What's the Difference?

Implications of Population Fluctuation on a Community's Protection Class

Protection Class, GIS and Fun Facts (at least for GIS fans)

The Effects of Soil Type on Earthquake Damage

The Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale for Earthquake Insurance Underwriting

What is an Open Foundation?

Earthquakes and Insurance

ZIP Codes, City Boundaries and Business Intelligence

Assessing Landslide Risk

Tools for Assessing Wildfire Risk

When to use the Broad Causes of Loss Form, Part 7 in the Commercial Lines Rating Series

The Importance of Renters Insurance

The Basics on the Basic Causes of Loss, Part 6 in the Commercial Lines Rating Series

Before the Water Rises Again - an NFIP Update!

Going Green – Part 4 of Commercial Lines Rating Series

Coinsurance Primer – Part 3 of Commercial Lines Rating Series

What are Loss Costs and Loss Cost Multipliers? – Part 2 in the Basics of Commercial Lines Rating series

Rating Commercial Property, Part 1 of Commercial Lines Rating Series

C.O.P.E – It’s Not Just a Behavior Mechanism

Creditable Protection or Just Yard Art?

Is There Meaning Behind the Color of a Fire Hydrant?

The Basics on Construction Classes – Part Six, Fire-Resistive

The Basics on Construction Classes – Part Five, Modified Fire-Resistive

The Basics on Construction Classes – Part Four, Masonry Non-Combustible

The Basics on Construction Classes – Part Three, Non-Combustible

The Basics on Construction Classes – Part Two, Joisted Masonry

The Basics on Construction Classes – Part One, Frame

The Ins and Outs of Tentative Loss Costs

The Importance of Automated Sprinkler Systems

Top Ten Reasons You Aren't Getting Full Sprinkler Credit

No Sprinkler Left Behind

We Asked, You Answered: Subscriber Survey Results

Recognizing Effort vs. Rewarding Results: The Ever-present Performance Evaluation Quandary

Wildfire-proof Your Home

Saving Lives and Property for 128 years

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Is May 6

Arson Alarm Foundation: Reducing the Loss of Life and Property from Arson

PropertyEDGE Shortcuts, Plus Our New Blog

One Size Sprinkler System Does Not Fit All

Commercial Lines Rating Series: Part 8 – Causes of Loss – Special Form

Unreinforced Masonry Buildings: A Hidden Danger

Tips to Prevent Brush Fires

Common Home Fire Sprinkler Questions Answered

Warehouses: Storage Issues You Should Know

CSP Classification Codes Explained: What You Need to Know

Automatic Sprinkler Testing: Internal Piping Condition and Obstruction

Actual Cash Value vs. Replacement Cost and Why It Matters to You

Duties After Loss: What Your Insurance Company Expects from You

Disaster Preparedness and Your Insurance Policy

Tornadoes in Washington: Should You Batten Down the Hatches?

Classifying Earthquakes

Concurrent Causation and Your Insurance Policy

Sprinkler System Grandfathering Laws: The Debate Continues

Dorm Rooms and Your Homeowners Insurance

So You Thought That Was a Basement?

Fire Doors 101

WSRB By the Numbers

Don't Become a Statistic this Thanksgiving: Know How to Use a Turkey Fryer Safely

4 Hollywood Sprinkler Myths Busted

How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

Public Protection Class Grading 9A vs. 10

How to Prevent Kitchen Fires

Should Your Insurance Cover Lahars?

National Safety Preparedness Month Is a Great Time to Update Your Business and Home Preparedness Plans

The Basics on Construction Classes: Part Seven - Mixed Construction

WSRB Subscriber Services: Customer Service

Fire Extinguisher Inspection and Maintenance: What to Do and When to Do It

So What is Public Protection?

WSRB Subscriber Services: BCEGS

WSRB Subscriber Services: Automatic Sprinkler Reports

WSRB Subscriber Services: Commercial Property Inspections

Important Changes to the WSRB Risk Search Tool

Insurance Rate Support for New Programs

What Do Those Diamonds on Flammable Liquid Containers Mean?

Commercial Lines Rating Series: Part 4 - Green Construction Upgrades

Using Elevation Tools for Insurance Underwriting

Agribusiness Risks: Part One - Inherent Special Hazards

Commercial Lines Rating Series: Part 2 - Loss Costs & Loss Cost Multipliers

Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) in Automatic Sprinkler Systems

A Good Business Interruption Plan Requires More Than Insurance: Are You Prepared?

Educating Clients about Insurance Loss Costs and Loss Control Inspections

Safe Heating Practices for Commercial Buildings

WSRB Sprinkler Rating

Federal vs. State Regulation of Insurance: Why It Matters

Why Field Reports Are Important

Customer Satisfaction Survey Action Plan

You Spoke and We Listened

Tsunami Inundation Maps for Insurance Underwriting

Using GIS Data and Tools for Better Insurance Underwriting

The Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale for Insurance Underwriting

Restaurant Suppression Issues: Kitchen Suppression Systems

Restaurant Suppression Issues: Grease Accumulation

Restaurant Suppression Issues: Suppression System Nozzle Caps