How Inflation is Driving Up Home and Auto Insurance Costs By: Jeff Encke

01/18/2022 By: Jeff Encke, courtesy of Safeco. Home-related trends: higher building materials costs and a skilled labor shortage

If you’ve shopped at Home Depot or Lowe’s lately, you’ve probably noticed that the price tags on building materials have risen dramatically. In the first year of the pandemic, lumber prices alone jumped 42%.1 Steel mill products rose a staggering 81%... More


Don't Clark Griswold Your Roof with Staples

Christmas lights are going up early this year!! It seemed like many just bypassed Thanksgiving and went all in for the big day in December.

If you are about to get your Christmas Vacation on, this is a PSA from one of our roofer partners, Paul at... More


Hit the Road with the Right RV Coverage

RV Coverage

As the Summer time rolls in and the sun begins to peak through the clouds, of the DFW area, there are sure to be more road trips and family vacations. So, whether you are headed to explore the Palo Duro Canyon in the panhandle, to Big Bend National Park or to the Hill Country... More


April Showers Bring May... Leaks in your roof

Welcome to Texas, the state which can likely have every season in one day. And spring weather can bring some amazing rain storms.

Your home protects you from the elements, but heavy rains can weaken that protection. With a little maintenance and a lot of vigilance, it’s not hard to stay safe and dry.

Spring rainstorms... More


Do you want rental insurance with that?

Do You Need Rental Car Insurance?

Maybe you’ve been here before. You’ve flown out of DFW or Dallas Love to a fabulous destination and 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... More


Are you up to speed on boat safety?

With spring in full bloom and summer just on the horizon, prime boating season is upon us. And you might notice more people on the water than ever, because sales of recreational boats have been growing at a steady clip for seven consecutive years now, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association.

Fortunately, the number... More


Why an Indepedent Agent

Why an Independent Agent?

Not all insurance agents are the same! Choosing the right one can make a big difference – in price, service, and value.

With other agencies, you get one company that sells one brand of insurance. With an independent insurance agency like The Gibb Agency, you get choices.

Why? Because independent insurance agencies,... More