Tips To Prevent Distracted Driving

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, nine people are killed and more than 1,000 are injured every day in crashes as a result of distracted drivers. With the number of distracted drivers on the rise, it’s important to remember that when you drive distracted, not only are you putting yourself at risk, but you’re also risking the lives of everyone else on the road around you. In fact, even if you check your phone or reach for something in your car while you’re at a stoplight, you remain distracted on average for the next 27 seconds. Continue reading “Tips To Prevent Distracted Driving”

Tips to Create a Home Inventory

Spring is in the air…finally! After what felt like an endless winter, we’re finally getting closer to warmer temperatures and blooming flowers. No spring season is complete, however, without a little cleaning. If you’re planning on doing some organizing, scrubbing, and disinfecting, it’s also the perfect time to conduct or update your home inventory. Keeping an inventory of your personal belongings will help you and your independent insurance agent make sure you have enough personal property coverage on your home insurance policy and can put your mind at ease if something were to happen to your home, such as a fire, flood, or theft. In the event you experience an emergency like this, having a home inventory on hand can help make the claims process easier. Continue reading “Tips to Create a Home Inventory”

Tips For Protecting Your Valuables

Did you know that your homeowners insurance policy alone may not be enough to protect certain valuables? While homeowners insurance does cover your belongings, these policies have limits — meaning items valued beyond the limits of your policy may not be fully covered in the event of a claim. Luckily, there are a few options for homeowners to ensure their valuables are protected in the event of the unexpected. Continue reading “Tips For Protecting Your Valuables”

Tips For Preventing Ice Dams

As we head deeper into winter, we want to make sure your home is ready for the weather that comes along with it. One of the biggest winter hassles for homeowners in New England comes in the form of ice dams. Beyond damaging your roof and gutters, ice dams can also lead to serious water damage within your home, which is why we wanted to make sure you understand what they are, how they form, and what you can do to prevent them.

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