How To Prevent and Treat Frozen Pipes

It looks like winter is here to stay for at least a few more weeks. If you’re worried about frozen or burst pipes, you’re not alone. Damage from burst pipes makes up some of the most costly home insurance claims, and is of particular concern during periods of extreme cold — which we’ve definitely seen this winter. Here are some tips to follow to protect your home and pipes when temperatures dip again. Continue reading “How To Prevent and Treat Frozen Pipes”

5 Ways to Prepare Your Business Against Winter Hazards

Snow, ice, wind and more — is your business prepared for all that winter brings? When it comes to running a successful business, safety should always be a concern. As a business owner, you have to think about safety from several different perspectives. How can you keep your employees and customers safe? What about third party suppliers who visit your property? Here at Quincy Mutual Group, we want to help, which is why we’ve identified some major winter hazards, along with tips to mitigate them. Continue reading “5 Ways to Prepare Your Business Against Winter Hazards”

Winter Driving Safety Tips

With the recent extreme cold and snow, it’s safe to say that winter in New England is officially here. As we deal with below freezing temperatures and snow storms, bundling up and staying in seems more and more appealing. Unfortunately, the world doesn’t always shut down for bad weather. In the Northeast, driving in less than favorable winter conditions is a part of life. Here at Quincy Mutual Group, we want to make sure you’re staying safe on the roads, especially in the dead of winter. Continue reading “Winter Driving Safety Tips”

Holiday Fire Safety Guide

How are you getting ready for the holidays? Whether it’s by baking batches of your favorite cookies or by doing some last minute cleaning, fire safety should be on everyone’s holiday preparation list!

The risk of home fire is at its greatest during cold winter months. Festive things like string lights, Christmas trees, Menorahs, and holiday parties can all increase this risk. Follow our tips for a safer holiday season. Continue reading “Holiday Fire Safety Guide”

10 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter

The days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping — fall is definitely here and winter is on the way! Just like you feel the cold, so does your home. So as you pull out your sweaters, mittens, and scarves, make sure you’re also doing enough to prepare your home for the cold winter weather.

Tackling basic home maintenance now can prevent major problems in the middle of winter. Make your life easier down the road by taking care of these 10 tasks now: Continue reading “10 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter”

Teen Driver Safety Week Tips

Happy #TeenDriverSafetyWeek! Learning to drive can be a great time in a teenager’s life, and a bit stressful for parents. While driving gives teenagers more independence, it also comes with many new responsibilities.

Here at Quincy Mutual Group, we know that education is key to success, which is why we’ve compiled some important tips for parents and teens. Talk to your teen driver about these safe driving best practices — and don’t forget to always set a good example! Continue reading “Teen Driver Safety Week Tips”

Eyes on the Road — 10 Distracted Driving Prevention Tips to Keep You Safe Behind the Wheel

Do you engage in distracted driving behaviors? Distracted driving occurs anytime your attention is not focused on driving or the road ahead. Distractions can be cognitive, visual, or manual, but they all take away from your main responsibility when you’re behind the wheel — that of driving safely. Continue reading “Eyes on the Road — 10 Distracted Driving Prevention Tips to Keep You Safe Behind the Wheel”