What If I Get Pulled Over While Using My Cell Phone?

Q: What if I get pulled over while using my cell phone? A: You’ll receive an E-DUI ticket, which can impact your insurance premium.  Washington’s Driving Under the Influence of Electronics (E-DUI) […]

McClain Insurance Named Safeco Change Agent

  EVERETT, Wash. (June 6, 2019) — Safeco Insurance is pleased to announce that McClain Insurance has been named a 2019 Safeco Change Agent and has been awarded $2,000 to […]

McClain Insurance Earns Safeco Awards

Nick Pembroke Earns Safeco Outstanding Agent Recognition (S.O.A.R.) Award McClain Insurance Vice President Nick Pembroke received the Safeco Insurance Outstanding Agent Recognition (S.O.A.R.) Award for 2018. The S.O.A.R Award acknowledges […]

Do I Need Boat Insurance?

Boating season kicks off May 4, and if you’re a true Pacific Northwesterner you may have already taken your boat out once or twice this spring. Whether you sail the […]

Yes, Insurance Agents Have Claims, too!

  Snowmageddon 2019 brought record-breaking snowfall to Western Washington. It also brought an ice dam to my roof, causing serious water damage to the first and second stories of my […]

5 Ways to Protect Your Home From Melting Snow

This weekend’s “Nor’wester” snowstorm promises to bring more snow to our region. But slick roads aren’t the only thing we need to be concerned about. Snow can wreak havoc when […]

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Frozen Pipes?

Winter weather conditions can cause a homeowner’s worst nightmare — frozen pipes! When water freezes, it expands by about 9%. This causes increased pressure in your home’s pipes, which can lead to pipes cracking or bursting. […]

10 Tips for Driving Safely in the Snow

Get ready for more snow. Forecasts of 5-10 inches of snow (or more!) have prompted a Winter Storm Watch for much of Western Washington. We want to make sure you […]

5 Insurance Hacks for a Happy New Year

Happy New Year! If you’re like us, you’re writing resolutions and penciling out your budget for the coming year. January is a natural time to re-evaluate your insurance coverage. Here are […]

Nick Pembroke Named Vice President

Agent Nick Pembroke, CIC, was named vice president and shareholder of McClain Insurance. “Nick has the heart of a teacher and is a true servant leader,” says Claudia McClain, president […]