Tips to Get Your Vehicle Ready for Winter Weather

Snow, ice, rain – is your vehicle ready for it?  The New York winters are harsh and cold. While we turn up the heat and dig out the warm blankets, we should spare a thought for our vehicles. A little bit of preparation goes a long way to ensure our vehicles are ready for the cold months ahead. These simple steps can help to prevent you from Read More

5 Ways to Protect Your Home From Power Outages This Season

Steps to prepare your home for a power outage and protect appliances. When the weather report predicts any type of storm, it’s time to prepare for the possibility of an electrical outage. Most cold-season power failures happen when these storms bring freezing rain and high winds that damage power lines and equipment. It’s when we’re stumbling Read More

How to Stay Safe When Driving Over Thanksgiving

While you prepare the family for a holiday getaway, read up on these safe driving tips.   The holiday season is fast approaching, which means that millions of Americans are getting ready to travel to their holiday destination. Whether you’re driving across town, state, or the country, it is likely you’ll be hopping in a car to celebrate Read More

What Drivers Need to Know About Non-Owner Car Insurance

If you don’t own a car but still drive, a non-owner car insurance policy may be a wise purchase.   Did you know that if you don’t own a car, you can still purchase car insurance? Non-owner car insurance is a special policy designed for people who don’t have a car. This coverage offers liability protection when you rent or borrow someone else’s Read More

5 Ways to Prevent Burst Pipes

Protect your property from burst pipes with these tips. A careful homeowner knows that certain risks to the property will never completely be eliminated. One of these is the danger of burst pipes. They can happen any time of the year, in any region, and can cause flooding, property loss, mold, mildew, and structural damage. The risk of burst Read More

Tips to Enjoy Halloween and Keep Your Home Safe

Make your home safe for Halloween. It won’t be long before you are greeted by little ghosts and witches shouting “trick-or-treat!” Whether you’re stocking up on candy for trick-or-treaters or planning on hosting a Halloween bash, make sure your home is safe. We’ve gathered some ideas to get you started. Secure railings. Young children and Read More

Things You Should Know About Car Maintenance for Fall Car Care Month

Complete these car maintenance tasks this fall. The heat of summer has passed and the deep freeze of winter is right around the corner. Did you know that October is Fall Car Care Month? This means that now is the perfect opportunity to ensure your vehicle is ready for rain, snow, ice, and whatever winter weather has in store for us. We’ve compiled Read More

Tips for Making Driving at Night Easier and Safer

Tips to help make your night drive easier. Now that fall is upon us, the nights are drawing in and we’re driving home from work in the dark. When it’s dark, our peripheral vision decreases, depth perception alters, and even familiar roads can appear to be different. In addition to winter weather, such as rain and snow, the dark nights can be Read More

Common Causes of Electrical Fires in the Home

Electrical fires causes and prevention tips. Across the nation, home electrical fires account for an estimated 51,000 fires each year, nearly 500 deaths, and over $1.3 billion in property damage. Because of modern-day technology, electronics surround our everyday needs and are now fully ingrained in our lives, whether it is at home or in the Read More

Should Newlyweds Combine Auto Insurance Policies?

Marriage and car insurance: should you combine policies? So you’ve just tied the knot (congratulations!), and while insurance may be the last thing on your mind, it is well worth adding to your to-do list. Now that you’re married, you and your spouse could combine your auto insurance to save money and streamline your policies. When Combining Read More