Hurricane Protection Unit®

AIG Private Client Group’s Hurricane Protection Unit®*—offered as a complimentary service for our policyholders in select areas of Florida, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts and South Carolina—can help you prepare effectively for hurricane season and minimize the impact of wind and water on your home after a storm.

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Hurricane Home Protection

How the Hurricane Protection Unit® Works

The Hurricane Protection Unit® works to help you proactively alleviate wind and water damage and preserve the value of furnishings, artwork and other possessions. Two core services are provided:

Pre-season disaster planning

Prior to hurricane season, policyholders in eligible locales can request a home consultation with an AIG Private Client Group hurricane mitigation specialist. Each consultation will include, but is not limited to, the following discussion points:


  • Developing a formal plan that can serve as an outline for evacuation
  • Establishing emergency contact numbers and obtaining authorization to access properties
  • Installing shutter systems
  • Protecting and/or relocating valuable items to higher levels or self-contained storage areas
  • Relocating vehicles or placing them on lifts
  • Moving drapes and window treatments away from openings
  • Locking down doors and windows
  • Stabilizing vegetation and trees
  • Securing and protecting outdoor art
  • Removing outdoor items, such as furniture, that could become airborne
  • Creating maintenance programs for window caulking, threshold inspections, seals around doors, roofing, tree trimming, drain systems and back-up generator systems

Post-storm outreach

We closely track the progress and projected landfall of approaching storms. This helps us identify insured homes that are likely to be the most vulnerable.

After landfall, we make every effort to contact affected policyholders to check in, assist in expediting claims, and provide connections to qualified restoration companies.


*Eligibility requirements apply; enrollment required

Last updated: Friday, April 28, 2017

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AIG Private Client Group is a division of the member companies of American International Group, Inc. (AIG). Policies are underwritten by member companies of AIG, including AIG PROPERTY CASUALTY COMPANY. This is a summary only. It does not include all terms and conditions and exclusions of the policies described. All references to claim settlement information are based on the loss being covered by the policy and are subject to change without prior notice. Please refer to the actual policies for complete details of coverage and exclusions. Coverage and supplemental services may not be available in all jurisdictions and are subject to underwriting review and approval. Services provided by third parties are not guaranteed by AIG Private Client Group and may be discontinued at any time.

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