Gulf Coast Educators Insurance Releases 2014 Thanksgiving Online Guide for Homeowners

Naples, Florida insurance agency offers online guide to a safe Thanksgiving holiday.

Naples, FL, November 22, 2014 --( Thanksgiving is around the corner and Gulf Coast Educators Insurance wants Florida homeowners to know about all of the considerations necessary to avoid a homeowners insurance claim. “With the holidays quickly approaching, it is important for home owners and renters to know how to have the safest holiday possible to avoid any unnecessary insurance claims,” says Ron DeFreitas, owner/operator of Gulf Coast Educators Insurance. “We are offering an online guide about how to avoid household hazards and how to prepare for out of town travel since those are two important ways consumers can prevent problems,” adds DeFreitas.

A few of the tips included in the homeowners insurance guide include:

1) Keep the kitchen clear of a lot of people, especially avoiding a hot stove or oven
2) Consider putting down mats on tile floors in the kitchen to reduce slippery areas due to spills
3) Check chairs to make sure the legs are sturdy and not wobbly
4) Make sure table leafs are securely attached before mealtime
5) Remove or lock up medicines and prescription drugs that are in medicine cabinets where children of your guests can access them

Also featured in the Gulf Coast Educators Insurance 2014 Thanksgiving Online Guide are tips on travel preparation.

Before preparing to go out of town, Southwest Florida homeowners should make sure to:
1) Set timers for lights
2) Tip window shades
3) Stop the mail
4) Close all gates
5) Alert a trusted neighbor about travel plans

For more tips on how to have a safe Thanksgiving holiday and avoid homeowners insurance claims, please view the online guide in its entirety at:

Gulf Coast Educators Insurance is a Horace Mann insurance agency based in Southwest Florida with three offices located in Naples, Florida (239) 591-0963, Port Charlotte, Florida (941) 391-5423, and Fort Myers, Florida (239) 997-0420.

Experienced insurance agents provide superior customer service to educators and non-educators alike. Gulf Coast Educators Insurance offers homeowners insurance, renters insurance, condominium insurance, auto insurance, life insurance and financial services.

“We insure a great deal of homes in the Naples, Ft. Myers and Port Charlotte areas. Residents can also rely on us for a complete line of auto insurance such as motorcycle insurance, classic car insurance, RV and camper insurance and golf cart insurance. For people who enjoy boating we also offer boat insurance. We offer a full line of insurance products and invite residents to call or visit us for a free insurance quote. We hope consumers will shop around and compare our rates. We offer the best in customer service and very competitive rates,” adds DeFreitas.

For a free homeowners insurance or property insurance policy review please call 239-591-0963 for the Naples insurance office, 941-391-5423 for the Port Charlotte location, and 239-997-0420 for the Fort Myers office, or visit them online at
Gulf Coast Educators Insurance
Ron DeFreitas