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Summer! Time for play … and maybe some work, too

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grill-safety

Memorial Day traditionally marks the beginning of summer: time to grill on the patio, take the boat out, work in the garden or make a dent on that list of home improvement projects. Whatever your chosen activity, here are some safety and consumer tips from our blog.

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Steps following a car accident can help in a crunch

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Your first instinct after a car accident may be to call for help. Do you have a plan for what comes next? Being proactive in your response can help keep you, your passengers and your property safe while simplifying the process of filing an insurance claim.

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Help your insurance agent help you

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independent-agent

Your local independent insurance agent is prepared to create a personalized coverage plan tailored to meet your and your family’s insurance needs. However, it’s important to be prepared with the information they need so they can offer you the right coverages to suit you.

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Know the truth about insurance

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Most people research major purchases such as houses, cars or electronics to assure they receive the best value for their money. It’s equally important to know what you’re getting when you buy insurance to protect your family and financial well-being.

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Tips to help control insurance costs

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Insurance premiums are tied closely to costs of labor, building materials and medical care. As these prices rise, the costs to treat injuries after an auto accident or to repair or replace your home, car and belongings also increase.

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A refresher on water sport and boating safety

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Boating activity rose significantly during the pandemic, based on increased boat sales, new insurance policies and increased claims and calls for towing assistance. With more people on the water comes more potential for injuries.

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How to get the most from a shingled roof

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shingled-roof

Why did I turn around and completely replace my asphalt shingle roof again in 2015? The 2004 roof was installed correctly and there were no major issues, such as wind or hail damage. However, the shingles were not living up to their life expectancy.

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Drizzle or downpour, drive safely in the rain

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No matter what part of the country you live in, eventually everyone will encounter driving in the rain. Whether it’s a light sprinkle or a full downpour, it’s important to be prepared.

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