The Vault Blog

February 10, 2023

Protecting Fine Jewelry: 5 Ways to Keep Priceless Jewelry Safe

The best way to protect your priceless heirlooms and fine jewelry should always be top of mind. Preventing damage, safe…

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January 3, 2023

Vault Insurance Reviews: 4.8 out of 5 Stars on TrustPilot by Our Clients

If you’re looking for high net worth insurance, we at Vault have you covered. We started Vault in 2017 to…

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December 27, 2022

Water Damage Prevention in Winter: 5 Ways to Protect Your Home

Any season can pose a risk for water damage. But winter can catch you by surprise if you don’t take…

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December 21, 2022

Winter Storm Prep: Quick Checklist How to Prepare for a Winter Storm

Winter weather has arrived, and with it comes winter storms. These snow storms and ice storms can create dangerous situations…

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December 20, 2022

Holiday Travel Safety Tips: Protecting Yourself and Your Valuables During Holiday Travel

Happy Holidays! Before you head out on your holiday travel plans, take some safety precautions to keep you, your loved…

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December 13, 2022

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips: How to Avoid Scams During the Holidays

Holiday shopping can be hectic while trying to make sure you have everything you need. But are you practicing good…

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December 6, 2022

Holiday Safety Checklist: 12 Tips to Stay Safe This Holiday Season

While you’re out enjoying the merriment, keep safety in mind. For the 12 days of Christmas, here are 12 holiday safety tips to protect you and yours.

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August 18, 2021

Don’t bid on that bottle without reading these six facts about wine and spirit fraud

Steve Bitterman is Vault’s Chief Risk Services Officer. If you’ve been bitten by the wine bug, you may recognize the…

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July 27, 2021

The best thing you can do right now to keep your home safe is probably not what you think

Does your home have an automatic water shutoff valve? If not, the few minutes you spend arranging for a plumber…

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June 24, 2021

How to Buy a California Dream House That Avoids the Nightmare of Wildfires

It’s getting harder to buy a home in one of the spectacular natural settings of Southern California. Yes, you can…

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June 22, 2021

Finding Trouble Before It Finds You

How Vault uses infrared scanners to discover leaks, short circuits, and other dangers lurking behind walls In the movies, the…

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May 25, 2021

The New Normal Is More Hurricanes—Here’s How to Handle Them

If you live in a coastal area, nobody needs to tell you that increased hurricane activity is the new normal.…

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March 22, 2021

Why do-it-yourself security systems are not for everyone

Smart home devices have moved beyond robotic conversationalists that will describe the weather, turn on the bedroom light and open…

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February 10, 2021

Vault Voted 2021 “Best Places To Work”

I am extremely proud that Vault was chosen as one of Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2021 Best Places to Work.…

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February 4, 2021

What the dealer may not tell you about your new smart car

It was just a bump in a parking lot, some scratched paint, maybe a tiny dent. But when you take…

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January 6, 2021

How to head off water damage before it destroys your home

The news is filled with fierce storms and dramatic fires. But if your home is going to be damaged, odds…

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December 9, 2020

Make sure your smart home security system is there when you need it most

The smart home revolution is transforming home security. High-end alarm systems offer sophisticated new features. Inexpensive sensors, cameras, light bulbs,…

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November 6, 2020

Household Staff: The Risk Guide

Pam Kresse solves problems before they happen. An assistant VP for risk services at Vault, Kresse inspects client homes—in person…

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October 20, 2020

How to avoid major problems from minor home repairs

If it can go wrong, Peter Piotrowski has seen it during his nearly 30 years working in insurance claims. The…

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October 14, 2020

Five tips for safeguarding valuable jewelry when you travel

As health concerns ease and travel restrictions are relaxed, many of  us will pack our bags and venture out into…

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September 11, 2020

A new brand image for the new standard in personal insurance

Welcome to the newly renovated website. It’s modern, bold and easy, reflecting the way we do business every day.  …

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August 25, 2020

Tales of rarified risk and a fresh approach to Risk Services

Can I show my Picasso on the yacht? How do I get my couture dress out of storage and delivered…

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August 25, 2020

Why we empower adjusters rather than encumber them

Over my three decades working in insurance claims, I’ve seen the big carriers increasingly try to turn their adjusters into…

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August 20, 2020

The Countdown: Liability Insurance Buying Guide for Affluent Families

Craig Rice worked for several years as an insurance broker serving private clients in the FL region. Now he supports…

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August 20, 2020

Five surprising things you should know if you’re in a car accident

Jimmy Caylor is a claims adjuster at Vault, specializing in auto insurance —a.k.a., the professional who works with policyholders after…

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Knowledge Center

Complicated Risks, Creative Solutions: How Vault gets Creative

Where others see risk, we see opportunity. When others say it can’t be done, Vault’s unrivaled business model equips our underwriters…


2022 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

The Atlantic hurricane season begins on June 1st and ends on November 30th. The peak of the season tends to…


Capturing The High Net Worth Insurance Opportunity


Vault Custom Overview

The creativity and flexibility of an Excess & Surplus (E&S) market combined with the simplicity of doing business with Vault…


Vault Risk Services

At Vault, our mission is to eliminate preventable losses from happening in the first place. We have an array of…


Vault Reciprocal Exchange

Vault is a company built around connecting like-minded individuals through a partnership known as a ‘reciprocal insurance exchange’. Vault Reciprocal…


Vault Overview

Vault offers a refreshing approach to personal insurance. Our customer service is second to none, whether you’re a long-time customer…


Vault Home Complete

Your homes, and everything inside them, matter as much to us as they do to you. You can see that…


Vault Claims Overview

At Vault, we know that the time of a claim can often be traumatic and frenzied. You can rest assured…


Vault Auto

Vault Auto was designed with the unique needs of our customers in mind because traditional auto insurance just doesn’t cut…