First Time Home Buyer

First Time Home Buyer

    If you are a first time home buyer, it’s important to know the lingo! No matter what stage you’re at in the home-buying process, the terms defined below will help as you learn how to make an offer you’re comfortable with and that the sellers will love. A real estate agent will reference […]

Roof Hail Damage

How to identify roof hail damage

Roof Hail Damage | Select Source Insurance Are you aware that during a hail storm more than just your vehicles are potentially vulnerable to damage and future repairs? When hail hits, it can damage the roof or covering of your home as well as other personal property. Although hailstorms can be destructive, the amount of […]

Lightning Facts

Lightning Facts and Fallacies

Lightning Facts and Fallacies The next time you see or hear a thunderstorm in Spartanburg, SC you might want to take a moment to review what you know about lightning safety. Strikes are most common during the summer thunderstorm season, but they can happen at any time of the year. And, a lot of less-than-accurate […]

Important Things To Know About Fire Extinguishers

Fire Extinguisher

3 Important Things to Know About Fire Extinguishers Whether your Spartanburg SC home is a three-story Tudor, a skyline-grazing apartment or an RV on wheels, you need at least one fire extinguisher for it. But if you don’t have the right one, or you haven’t checked it recently, you may have a false sense of […]

Auto Insurance FAQ

Auto Insurance FAQ provided by Select Source Insurance Spartanburg SC General Q: What kinds of questions are there when I’m applying for an insurance policy in South Carolina? Why do insurers need so much information?  A: When you apply for an insurance policy at Select Source Insurance you will be asked a number of questions. For example, we might ask your name, […]

3 Second Rule

3 Second Rule

The 3 Second Rule for Safe Following Distance  Rear-end collisions are the most common accidents between vehicles.1 They occur when drivers do nothave enough time to perceive and react safely to slowing or stopped traffic. Increasing your following distance can help give you time to react when someone brakes in front of you. 3 Second Rule […]

Are You Driving Under The Influence Of Your Phone?

Don't Text and Drive

While there are many distractions on the road today, your mobile phone is one of the worst offenders. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about distracted driving and your phone.  Not texting and driving can keep you from getting into accidents and keep your auto insurance rates lower. Take the short quiz by tapping […]

How to Build an Emergency Survival Kit

How to build a survival kit

How to Build an Emergency Survival Kit  When creating an emergency survival kit for the home, consider the supplies you might need to last you and your family for a minimum of three to seven days. In case of emergencies that may require that you leave your home quickly, such as a wildfire, prepare your kit […]

Do I need Rental Car Insurance

Do I need rental car insurance?

Maybe you’ve been here before. You’ve just come off the plane, picked up your baggage and gone to the rental car counter. You’re tired from the flight, about to begin an ambitious vacation or a challenging business project. And, this is the point at which you’re asked, “Do you want insurance with that?” Most travelers, […]

Car Wash – How Often?

Value of Washing Your Car

Clean Your Way to a Longer-Lasting Car Motor vehicle corrosion is a billion-dollar problem in the United States, according to the Federal Highway Administration. And, no wonder. Road salt, tree sap, mud, pollution and even dead bugs and bird poop all contribute to a year-round assault on your vehicle here in South Carolina, potentially leading […]